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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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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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
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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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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Jul
5
2:00 PM14:00

MS Word for Legal Work

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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, July 5, 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
12
2:00 PM14:00

Find & 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, July 12, 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

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, Congress Plaza - Lower Level, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Total CLE Hours: 1.0

Program will cover techniques for conducting family law 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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Jul
19
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 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, July 19, 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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Jul
26
2:00 PM14:00

MS Word for Legal Work

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, 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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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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Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals
Apr
26
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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 though the HathiTrust Digital Repository.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, April 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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Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals
Apr
19
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Free Legal Tech for Legal Professionals

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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 though the HathiTrust Digital Repository.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, April 19, 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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Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work
Apr
12
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work

 MS Word for Legal Work - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, April 12, 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 (CLE)
Apr
12
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Westlaw (CLE)

 Vendor Visit - Westlaw (CLE) at the Harris County Law Library

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Statutory & Legislative History Research

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Thursday, April 12, 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

Program will cover legal research techniques for statutory and legislative history research using Westlaw, a powerful legal research platform that is available for free on the Harris County Law Library's research computers..

 
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Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms
Mar
29
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

Program Title: Find & Format 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, 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, March 29, 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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Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms
Mar
22
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

Program Title: Find & Format 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, 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, March 22, 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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Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work
Mar
15
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work

 MS Word for Legal Work - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, March 15, 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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Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms
Mar
8
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, March 8, 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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Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms
Mar
1
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: Find & Format Legal Forms

 Find & Format Legal Forms - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, March 1, 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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Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work
Feb
22
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work

 MS Word for Legal Work - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, February 22, 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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Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work
Feb
15
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work

 MS Word for Legal Work - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

Program Title: MS Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Joseph D. 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, February 15, 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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Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work
Feb
8
2:00 PM14:00

Hands-on Training: MS Word for Legal Work

 MS Word for Legal Work - A Hands-On Legal Tech Training program from the Harris County Law Library

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, February 8, 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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Legal Practice Technology
Dec
18
2:00 PM14:00

Legal Practice Technology

 Legal Practice Technology

Program Title: Legal Practice Technology

Guest Speaker: Emily W. Lawson, Law Reference/Research Librarian, O'Quinn Law Library, University of Houston Law Center

Program Description: This session highlights technology of interest to lawyers, such as legal apps and software.  Information about how to research legal technology options and stay up to date on technology trends will also be provided.

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Monday, December 18, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST) (NEW TIME!)

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Attorney Office - Houston Conference Room, 17th Floor, 1019 Congress Street, 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 (pending)

 
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Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance (CLE)
Nov
30
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance (CLE)

 Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Lexis Advance

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

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

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Attorney Office - Houston Conference Room, 17th Floor, 1019 Congress Street, 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

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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Finding and Formatting Legal Forms (Program at capacity)
Oct
26
12:00 PM12:00

Finding and Formatting Legal Forms (Program at capacity)

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Title: Finding and Formatting Legal Forms

Date: October 26, 2017

Location: Congress Plaza, 17th Floor Conference Room, 1019 Congress, Houston, TX 77002

Time: 12:00 PM

Cost: Free

Earn: 1 hour CLE credit

Having access to reliable legal research tools and current, accurate forms from trusted sources is an important component of effective and efficient legal drafting. Adapting documents for accuracy and proper formatting is just as critical. This CLE program will guide attendees in using three of the most popular legal databases-- Westlaw, Lexis, and O’Connor’s -- to locate legal forms.

In the second part of the program, the presenters will edit one of the forms found in one of the three legal research databases to demonstrate the use of various formatting features in Microsoft Word. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions about specific formatting functions.

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The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law
Sep
28
12:00 PM12:00

The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

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Title: The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law  

Speaker: Saskia Mehlhorn, Director of Knowledge Management & Library Services, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Class Format: Classroom 

Where: Please note the new location: Heritage Plaza Conference Room, 1111 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
Find directions and parking information at hba.org

Description: Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the center of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to mimic "cognitive" functions such as "learning" and "problem solving" that are commonly associated with the human mind.

Those familiar with the practice of law expect that AI will disrupt the legal profession in the not-so-distant-future and that in fact it is already being utilized for tasks like contract review, e-discovery and practice management.

The session will provide a basic overview of AI in the legal profession, give specific examples of tools that incorporate AI technology and discuss opportunities for lawyers and other legal professionals.

CLE: 1.0 hour CLE in Texas

 
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CANCELLED: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Criminal Law Tools
Sep
5
12:00 PM12:00

CANCELLED: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Criminal Law Tools

Title: CANCELLED: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Criminal Law Tools

Date: CANCELLED: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

WhereHarris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Description: This program has been cancelled due to facilities flooding during Tropical Storm Harvey. If you would like to use the Law Library's Westlaw subscription, please visit us beginning Tuesday, September 5, at 8am.

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The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law
Jul
20
12:00 PM12:00

The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

This program has been postponed and will likely take place in late September. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

 The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

Title: The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

Speaker: Saskia Mehlhorn, Director of Knowledge Management & Library Services, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Date: RESCHEDULED

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Class Format: Classroom (livestreaming will not be available for this event)

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Description: Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the center of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to mimic "cognitive" functions such as "learning" and "problem solving" that are commonly associated with the human mind.

Those familiar with the practice of law expect that AI will disrupt the legal profession in the not-so-distant-future and that in fact it is already being utilized for tasks like contract review, e-discovery and practice management.

The session will provide a basic overview of AI in the legal profession, give specific examples of tools that incorporate AI technology and discuss opportunities for lawyers and other legal professionals.

CLE: 1.0 hour CLE in Texas

 
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Excel Essentials for the Practice of Law
Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

Excel Essentials for the Practice of Law

 Excel Essentials for the Practice of Law

Title: Excel Essentials for the Practice of Law

Speaker: Ben J. Kusmin, Esq., Founder of Excel Esquire

Date: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Class Format: Classroom & Livestreaming

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Description: Microsoft Excel is an important tool for the modern legal profession. It can assist in supervising document reviews, calculating damages, and managing client information. Because so many business clients use Excel, spreadsheets often become evidence in their own right, and attorneys need to be able to review and understand Excel documents. In this interactive program, Ben J. Kusmin, a commercial litigator and the founder of Excel Esquire, will demonstrate the most important features of Microsoft Excel using concrete examples and realistic data. Attendees will have the option to download the data used in the presentation to follow along on their own computers.

CLE: 1.0 hour CLE in Texas

 
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Vendor Visit - Westlaw Family Law Research
Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Westlaw Family Law Research

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Family Law Research

Event Type: Classroom

Date: April 27, 2017

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Total CLE Hours: 1.0

Program will cover techniques for conducting family law 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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The Ethics of Cloud Computing
Mar
23
12:00 PM12:00

The Ethics of Cloud Computing

Title: The Ethics of Cloud Computing: Using Cloud Storage and Applications in Your Practice

Speaker: Sammy Ford, IV, attorney at Ahmad, Zavitsanos, Anaipakos, Alavi & Mensing PC

Date: March 23, 2017

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Class Format: Classroom and Livestreaming

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Description: This presentation will explore the current ethical rules surrounding the use of the cloud. Particular attention will be paid to developing trends regarding the use of the cloud for data storage and application services. Encryption will be also be discussed.

CLE: 1.0 hour, .75 hour ethics.

 
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Vendor Visit - Westlaw Statutory and Legislative History Resources (CLE)
Feb
16
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Westlaw Statutory and Legislative History Resources (CLE)

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Legislative and Statutory Resources

Event Type: Classroom

Date: Thursday, February 16, 2017

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

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Total CLE Hours: 1.0

Program will cover legal research techniques using Legislative and Statutory research tools on Westlaw, a powerful legal research platform that is available for free on the Harris County Law Library's research computers..

 
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CLE Replay - Word for Lawyers and Other Law Types
Jan
19
12:00 PM12:00

CLE Replay - Word for Lawyers and Other Law Types

 CLE REPLAY

Program Title: CLE Replay - Word for Lawyers and Other Law Types

Event Type: Classroom, Video Replay

Date: January 19, 2017

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

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Law Library - Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Total CLE Hours: 1.0 (for first-time viewers)

If you missed the live presentation of this program, which was held at the Harris County Attorney Conference Center in November, this is your chance to view a live recording of the event.

Additionally, LTI staff will be on hand to answer any questions related to the use of Microsoft Word in the drafting of legal documents. Bring your own laptop and any documents you wish to format using MS Word. LTI staff will assist you on an individual basis to apply the techniques presented in the live recording. 

Key topics: legal citations, tables of authorities, tables of contents, and indexes along with fonts, styles, headers and footers, and page and paragraph numbering. 

 
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Vendor Visit - Westlaw Legislative and Statutory Resources (CLE)
Jan
12
12:00 PM12:00

Vendor Visit - Westlaw Legislative and Statutory Resources (CLE)

Today's Westlaw training has been canceled, We apologize for any inconvenience and will reschedule for a later date.

Program Title: Vendor Visit - Westlaw Legislative and Statutory Resources

Event Type: Classroom, Live Streaming

Date: January 12, 2017

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

Cost: Free

Where: Harris County Law Library -- Harris County Attorney Office Conference Center, 1019 Congress Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Total CLE Hours: 1.0

Program will cover legal research techniques using Legislative and Statutory research tools on Westlaw, a powerful legal research platform that is available for free on the Harris County Law Library's research computers..

 
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