Filtering by: Hands-On Legal Tech
Jun
27
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 Watson, 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, June 27, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
11
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

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Program Title: Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe 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, July 11, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
18
2:00 PM14:00

Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find and 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, 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, July 18, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
1
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

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Program Title: Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe 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, August 1, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
8
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 Watson, 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, August 8, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
15
2:00 PM14:00

Harris County Law Library Tech

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Program Title: Harris County Law Library Tech

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, 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, August 15, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor, 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
22
2:00 PM14:00

Android for Legal Work

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Program Title: Android for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles Watson, 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, August 22, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
29
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, August 29, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
20
2:00 PM14:00

Digital Legal Research Refresher

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Program Title: Digital Legal Research Refresher

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

Program Description: Speakers will provide a comprehensive overview of digital legal research concepts, present strategies for navigating popular legal research databases, and tips for finding and using free online resources, including free access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance available at the Law Library. Speakers will also address techniques for automated cite-checking and hyperlinking citations.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor 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
13
2:00 PM14:00

Harris County Law Library Tech

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Program Title: Harris County Law Library Tech

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, 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, June 13, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor, 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
6
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, June 6, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
30
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, May 30, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
23
2:00 PM14:00

Fastcase and Casemaker

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Program Title: Fastcase and Casemaker

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

Program Description: Speakers will introduce Casemaker and Fastcase, two next-gen legal research platforms that are available for free to all members of the State Bar of Texas. The course will cover research strategies, databases features, and limitations of each platform for comprehensive legal research. It will also cover techniques for accessing, evaluating, and using premium features of Fastcase through the Texas State Law Library’s Electronic Collection.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
16
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

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Program Title: Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe 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, May 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
9
2:00 PM14:00

Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find and 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, 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, May 9, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
2
2:00 PM14:00

Digital Legal Research Refresher

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Program Title: Digital Legal Research Refresher

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

Program Description: Speakers will provide a comprehensive overview of digital legal research concepts, present strategies for navigating popular legal research databases, and tips for finding and using free online resources, including free access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance available at the Law Library. Speakers will also address techniques for automated cite-checking and hyperlinking citations.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, May 2, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor 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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Apr
25
2:00 PM14:00

Harris County Law Library Tech

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Program Title: Harris County Law Library Tech

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, 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, April 25, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor, 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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Apr
18
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 Watson, 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, April 18, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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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Apr
11
2:00 PM14:00

Free Legal Tech for the Public

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Program Title: Free Legal Tech for the Public

Speaker: Heather Holmes, 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, April 11, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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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Apr
4
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, April 4, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
28
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

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Program Title: Microsoft Excel for Legal Work

Speaker: Joe 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, March 28, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: 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
21
2:00 PM14:00

Microsoft Word for Legal Work

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Program Title: Word for Legal Work

Speaker: Elizabeth Bolles Watson, 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, March 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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Mar
14
2:00 PM14:00

Fastcase and Casemaker

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Program Title: Fastcase and Casemaker

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

Program Description: Speakers will introduce Casemaker and Fastcase, two next-gen legal research platforms that are available for free to all members of the State Bar of Texas. The course will cover research strategies, databases features, and limitations of each platform for comprehensive legal research. It will also cover techniques for accessing, evaluating, and using premium features of Fastcase through the Texas State Law Library’s Electronic Collection.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, March 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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Mar
7
2:00 PM14:00

Digital Legal Research Refresher

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Program Title: Digital Legal Research Refresher

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

Program Description: Speakers will provide a comprehensive overview of digital legal research concepts, present strategies for navigating popular legal research databases, and tips for finding and using free online resources, including free access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance available at the Law Library. Speakers will also address techniques for automated cite-checking and hyperlinking citations.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor 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

Harris County Law Library Tech

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Program Title: Harris County Law Library Tech

Speaker: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, 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, February 28, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor, 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: Speakers will introduce Casemaker and Fastcase, two next-gen legal research platforms that are available for free to all members of the State Bar of Texas. The course will cover research strategies, databases features, and limitations of each platform for comprehensive legal research. It will also cover techniques for accessing, evaluating, and using premium features of Fastcase through the Texas State Law Library’s Electronic Collection.

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
7
2:00 PM14:00

Find and Format Legal Forms

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Program Title: Find and 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, 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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Jan
31
2:00 PM14:00

Digital Legal Research Refresher

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Program Title: Digital Legal Research Refresher

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

Program Description: Speakers will provide a comprehensive overview of digital legal research concepts, present strategies for navigating popular legal research databases, and tips for finding and using free online resources, including free access to Westlaw and Lexis Advance available at the Law Library. Speakers will also address techniques for automated cite-checking and hyperlinking citations.

Event Type: Hands-On Legal Tech Training

Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CST)

Cost: Free

Where: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor 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: Heather Holmes, Assistant Law Librarian, 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: Legal Tech Lab at the Harris County Law Library, 1019 Congress Street, 1st Floor, 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
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
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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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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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
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
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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