Dec
13
12:00 PM12:00

Practical Cybersecurity for Lawyers

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Program Title: Practical Cybersecurity for Lawyers

Speaker: Dustin Sachs, Senior Forensic Consultant at D4

Program Description: Guest speaker, Dustin Sachs, Senior Forensic Consultant at D4, will focus on common attacks facing law firms and tips to prevent exposure of client data. The presentation will prepare law firms and counselors for 2019 by exploring the landscape of emerging cyber threats and suggesting steps to take in the event of a cyberattack. The presentation will also include a discussion of the new California Consumer Privacy Act.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

Event Type: Legal Tech Institute Lecture

Date: December 13, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central Time

Where: Harris County Law Library, Harris County Attorney Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Lower Level, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Cost: Free

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Dec
13
2:00 PM14:00

Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

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Program Title: Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, librarians will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Dec
20
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with  fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, December 20, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Dec
27
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, December 27, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Jan
10
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Jan
17
12:00 PM12:00

Blending Your Legal Research

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Program Title: Blending Your Legal Research

Speakers: Amy Small, Assistant Director of the Texas State Law Library, and Joseph Lawson, Deputy Director of the Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Speakers Amy Small of the Texas State Law Library, and Joseph Lawson of the Harris County Law Library, discuss strategies for using free and low cost legal research sources effectively

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

Event Type: Legal Tech Institute Lecture

Date: January 17, 2019

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central Time

Where: Harris County Law Library, Harris County Attorney Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Lower Level, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Cost: Free

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Jan
17
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for the Public

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for the Public

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program is intended for legal aid attorneys, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, and members of the public interested in legal matters. It will focus predominantly on family law, housing, and consumer issues. The presenters will cover online legal resources and other tech available for self-represented litigants. Specifically, we will explore TexasLawHelp.org, database access provided by the Texas State Law Library, and forms and guidance available from local government and nonprofit entities.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Jan
24
2:00 PM14:00

Harris County Law Library Tech

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Program Title: Harris County Law Library Tech

Speaker: Joseph Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program provides an overview of the research and drafting technology available to all for free through the Harris County Law Library. The course will focus on strategies for using databases for case law and statutory research, including techniques for finding relevant documents and updating research digitally using Westlaw and Lexis citators, annotations, and secondary sources. Students will explore research options for finding more elusive materials, like briefs, trial court documents, jury verdicts and settlements, forms/templates, and checklists.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Jan
31
2:00 PM14:00

Digital Legal Research Refresher

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Program Title: Digital Legal Research Refresher

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights types of forms available for legal work and sources of forms, including free online resources and databases available at the Law Library. The class focuses on navigating popular practice guides using O’Connor’s Online to search for forms. Speaker will also touch on strategies for finding forms in Westlaw and Lexis Advance. Students will learn techniques for formatting forms using automated tools to customize forms found in research databases and create reusable forms for legal work.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Feb
7
2:00 PM14:00

Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

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Program Title: Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, librarians will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Feb
14
2:00 PM14:00

Fastcase and Casemaker

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Program Title: Fastcase and Casemaker

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights types of forms available for legal work and sources of forms, including free online resources and databases available at the Law Library. The class focuses on navigating popular practice guides using O’Connor’s Online to search for forms. Speaker will also touch on strategies for finding forms in Westlaw and Lexis Advance. Students will learn techniques for formatting forms using automated tools to customize forms found in research databases and create reusable forms for legal work.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Feb
21
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with  fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Feb
28
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

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Program Title: Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

Speaker: Joseph Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program introduces Excel as a data management tool used for organizing, calculating, graphing, and sharing tabular information. Speakers lay the groundwork for developing proficiency in manipulating spreadsheets & managing data for legal work. The class covers the most important features of Microsoft Excel using concrete examples and realistic data to demonstrate how spreadsheets can be used for legal work. Students will explore professional applications for using Excel to manage large document reviews, analyze accounting data, and evaluate litigation materials.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Mar
7
2:00 PM14:00

Android for Legal Work

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Program Title: Android for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session introduces standard features of the Android mobile operating system. Using an Android tablet, speakers  demonstrate, in real time, how customized settings can maximize productivity. Course will cover Android mobile tools and widgets, so that attorneys may more effectively manage client data & matter information, improve communications, and access information stored in the cloud. Students will explore favorite legal apps for Android devices including tools for scanning, calendaring, time billing, legal research, remote access, note-taking, cloud storage, and more.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Dec
6
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for the Public

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for the Public

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program is intended for legal aid attorneys, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, and members of the public interested in legal matters. It will focus predominantly on family law, housing, and consumer issues. The presenters will cover online legal resources and other tech available for self-represented litigants. Specifically, we will explore TexasLawHelp.org, database access provided by the Texas State Law Library, and forms and guidance available from local government and nonprofit entities.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Nov
29
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Nov
15
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with  fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Nov
1
2:00 PM14:00

Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

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Program Title: Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, librarians will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Oct
25
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for the Public

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for the Public

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program is intended for legal aid attorneys, attorneys engaged in pro bono work, and members of the public interested in legal matters. It will focus predominantly on family law, housing, and consumer issues. The presenters will cover online legal resources and other tech available for self-represented litigants. Specifically, we will explore TexasLawHelp.org, database access provided by the Texas State Law Library, and forms and guidance available from local government and nonprofit entities.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Oct
18
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Sep
27
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance (CLE)
Sep
26
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance (CLE)

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Program Title: Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Law Library, Harris County Attorney Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Lower Level, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0

Program will cover legal research techniques using Lexis Advance, a powerful legal research platform that is available for free on the Harris County Law Library's research computers.

 
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Sep
20
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with  fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Sep
13
2:00 PM14:00

Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

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Program Title: Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, librarians will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, September 13, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Sep
13
12:00 PM12:00

CANCELED - Talking Tech: Building a Better Practice with Technology

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Program Title: Talking Tech: Building a Better Practice with Technology

Speaker: MacKenzie Dunham, Executive Director for Access Justice Houston

Program Description: Guest speaker, MacKenzie Dunham, Executive Director for Access Justice Houston, provides an overview of how to incorporate technology into your law practice, gives specific examples of tools that incorporate the latest technology, and discusses opportunities for lawyers and other legal professionals to use these tools to make the practice of law easier, and more efficient.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

Event Type: Legal Tech Institute

Date: September 13, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central Time

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Sep
6
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Sep
6
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech available on Law Library computers, as well as online, including databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. Course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and finding obscure items though HathiTrust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Aug
30
2:00 PM14:00

Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles and Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarians, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with  fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The LTI's flagship program will be presented for the first time in the dynamic setting of the County Attorney's Office Conference Center.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, August 30, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: County Attorney's Office Conference Center, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Aug
23
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find & Format Legal Forms

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, speakers will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs. The program will be presented several times during the year to small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Aug
16
2:00 PM14:00

MS Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The program will be presented several times during the year for small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Aug
9
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech solutions. The presenter will demonstrate the use of legal databases including Westlaw, Lexis, and O'Connor's Online, which are available on Law Library computers free of charge; as well as Fastcase and Casemaker, two databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. This course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and for finding obscure items through the Hathi Trust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-on Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM through 3:00 PM (CST)

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, please visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Aug
2
2:00 PM14:00

Find & Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find & Format Legal Forms

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, speakers will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs. The program will be presented several times during the year to small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, August 2, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Jul
26
2:00 PM14:00

MS Word for Legal Work

Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The program will be presented several times during the year for small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

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Vendor Visit - Westlaw Litigation Resources
Jul
19
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Westlaw Litigation Resources

 Vendor Visit - Westlaw

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Litigation Resources

Event Type: Classroom

Date: July 19, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

UPDATED: Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney's Office 17th Floor Conference Room, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002 (Note: please look for signs in the building lobby concerning new location)

Program will cover techniques for conducting litigation research in Westlaw, a powerful legal research platform that is available for free on the Harris County Law Library's research computers.

 
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Jun
28
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech solutions. The presenter will demonstrate the use of legal databases including Westlaw, Lexis, and O'Connor's Online, which are available on Law Library computers free of charge; as well as Fastcase and Casemaker, two databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. This course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and for finding obscure items through the Hathi Trust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-on Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, June 28, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM through 3:00 PM (CST)

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, please visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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Jun
21
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find & Format Legal Forms

Speaker: Joe Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, speakers will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs. The program will be presented several times during the year to small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with Legal Research
Jun
21
12:00 PM12:00

Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with Legal Research

 Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with  Legal Research  Presented by  Professor Amanda Watson  Director, UHLC O’Quinn Law Library

Program Title: Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with Legal Research

Guest Speaker: Professor Amanda Watson, Director, O'Quinn Law Library, University of Houston Law Center

Program Description: This session concentrates on the necessary research steps a practitioner should take to meet their ethical obligations. Including updating, versioning, and staying current in the law.

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Attorney Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Lower Level, Houston, Texas 77002 Note: This is in the same building as the Harris County Law Library. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 hour CLE, 1.0 hour ethics

 
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Jun
14
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The program will be presented several times during the year for small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, June 14, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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Jun
7
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find & Format Legal Forms

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, speakers will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs. The program will be presented several times during the year to small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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May
31
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Joseph Lawson, Deputy Director, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The program will be presented several times during the year for small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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May
24
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech solutions. The presenter will demonstrate the use of legal databases including Westlaw, Lexis, and O'Connor's Online, which are available on Law Library computers free of charge; as well as Fastcase and Casemaker, two databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. This course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and for finding obscure items through the Hathi Trust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-on Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM through 3:00 PM (CST)

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, please visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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May
17
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find & Format Legal Forms

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. In this CLE, speakers will demonstrate legal database research techniques used for finding and vetting forms. They will also cover techniques legal professionals can use to quickly and accurately tailor documents to their clients’ needs. The program will be presented several times during the year to small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 17, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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May
10
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This session highlights legal drafting techniques using tools available in the most widely-available word processing software, Microsoft Word. Key topics will include efile formatting, legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. The program will be presented several times during the year for small groups at the Harris County Law Library using the same content delivered by the same speakers.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 10, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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May
3
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles, Assistant Law Librarian, Harris County Law Library

Program Description: This program will cover legal apps and other tech solutions. The presenter will demonstrate the use of legal databases including Westlaw, Lexis, and O'Connor's Online, which are available on Law Library computers free of charge; as well as Fastcase and Casemaker, two databases accessible to members of the Texas Bar. This course will also explore options for conducting legislative history research through the Texas Legislative Reference Library, and for finding obscure items through the Hathi Trust Digital Repository. 

Event Type: Hands-on Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 2:00 PM through 3:00 PM (CST)

Where: Legal Tech Lab, Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002. For directions and parking information, please visit our Contact Us page.

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (accredited by the State Bar of Texas)

 
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