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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Jun
13
to May 14

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: Accreditation for this video has expired.

  People who attended Excel Essentials in person     gave it an average rating of 4.8 stars.     
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Aug
20
to Jul 31

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: 1.0 hour Texas CLE and .75 hour ethics from Aug. 20, 2018 through July 31, 2019 (note: this is the second accreditation period 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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Oct
1
to Sep 30

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 from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

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Nov
1
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: CLE ACCREDITATION HAS EXPIRED FOR THIS VIDEO.

 People who attended Finding & Formatting Legal Forms in person gave it an average rating of 4.9 stars.
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Dec
10
to Nov 30

Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with Legal Research

Recorded: June 21, 2018

Description: Guest speaker, Professor Amanda Watson, Director of the O’Quinn Law Library, University of Houston Law Center, dives into the necessary research steps a practitioner should take to meet their ethical obligations, including updating, versioning, and staying current in the law. Harris County Law Library Deputy Director Joe Lawson closes the video CLE with a demonstration of the legal research tools discussed by Professor Watson that are available to all for free at the Harris County Law Library.

CLE: .75 hour Texas CLE and 0.5 hour ethics (credit available through Nov. 30, 2019) - report credit through the State Bar of Texas Website.

 People who attended Fulfilling Ethical Obligations with Legal Research in person gave it 4.8 stars. CLE from the Legal Tech Institute at the Harris County Law Library.
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