Jul
13
to Jun 13

Excel Essentials for the Practice of Law

Recorded: July 13, 2017

Description:In this course from the Legal Tech Institute at the Harris County Law Library, 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.

Learn more tips on using Excel for legal work, visit Ben's blog www.excelesquire.com

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Click to download Ben's sample Excel workbook to work along with him during the session.

CLE Credit: 1.0 hour in Texas (credit available through June 13, 2018) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

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Dec
12
to Sep 9

The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

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Recorded: September 28, 2017

Description: Guest speaker, Saskia Mehlhorn, Director of Knowledge Management & Library Services for Norton Rose Fulbright US, provides a basic overview of AI in the legal profession, gives specific examples of tools that incorporate AI technology and discusses opportunities for lawyers and other legal professionals.

CLE: 1.0 hour in Texas (credit available through September 9, 2018) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

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Dec
21
to Oct 31

Finding & Formatting Legal Forms

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Recorded: October 26, 2017

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. Adapting documents for accuracy and proper formatting is just as critical. This CLE program guides 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 demonstrate editing techniques in Microsoft Word that can be used to customize forms found through legal research.

CLE Credit: 1.0 hours in Texas (credit available November 1, 2017 through October 18, 2018) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

  People who attended Finding & Formatting Legal Forms in person gave it an average rating of 4.9 stars.     
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Mar
1
to Feb 28

Blending Your Legal Research

Recorded: December 8, 2016

Description: Speakers Joseph Lawson and Heather Holmes of the Harris County Law Library and Leslie Prather and Robbi Horvath of the Texas State Law Library discuss strategies for using free and low cost legal research sources effectively.

CLE Credit: CLE ACCREDITATION HAS EXPIRED FOR THIS VIDEO.

  People who attended Blending Your Legal Research    in person gave it an average rating of 4.7 stars.     
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Mar
1
to Dec 31

Legal Practice Technology

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Recorded: December 18, 2017

Description: Guest speaker, Emily W. Lawson, Law Reference/Research Librarian, O'Quinn Law Library, University of Houston Law Center, 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 is also provided.

CLE: 1.0 hour in Texas (credit available through December 31, 2018) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

  People who attended The Robot Lawyer in person gave it an average rating of 4.3 stars.     
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Mar
1
to Feb 28

The Ethics of Cloud Computing

Recorded: March 23, 2017

Description: Sammy Ford IV, AZA Law, explores the current ethical rules surrounding the use of the cloud. Particular attention is paid to developing trends regarding the use of the cloud for data storage and application services. Encryption is also discussed.

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CLE Credit: CLE ACCREDITATION HAS EXPIRED FOR THIS VIDEO.

  People who attended The Ethics of Cloud Computing in person gave it an average rating of 4.6 stars.     
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