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ISBA’s Technology Competency Series

Three seminars. Three topics. Everything you need to enhance your technology skills.

Are you as tech savvy as you should be? Do you know how to fix legal draft problems in Word? Create billing summaries, produce payment schedules, or perform date calculations in Excel? Protect your PDF with encryption, reduce paper in your office, or redact sensitive information in Adobe Acrobat? Don’t miss this Technology Competency Series (designed by attorneys, for attorney) that teaches you everything you need to know to take your technology skills to the next level.  

Microsoft Word in the Law Office

Most lawyers find Microsoft Word to be a constant source of frustration. It’s the primary tool used to produce work product, yet it so often seems to be working against you. If you want to master Word, there are techniques you must learn and rules to follow.This seminar teaches you exactly how to fix the common legal drafting problems plaguing you now, and avoid them in the future.

Microsoft Excel in the Law Office

Once upon a time, spreadsheets were handwritten paper ledgers used for accounting purposes. Today, spreadsheets are created, organized, manipulated, and shared electronically. Most lawyers fail to utilize Microsoft Excel to its fullest potential because they don’t realize how much it can help them, are intimidated by the software, or both. But did you know that Microsoft Excel can help you produce payment schedules, billing summaries, estate and guardianship forms, real estate closing statements, and perform date calculations? This half-day seminar shows you how Excel can help you improve your work product and make your life easier.

Adobe Acrobat and PDF Files in the Law Office

Today, it is impossible to practice law without encountering PDF files on a regular basis. As such, every lawyer needs to understand how they should be used, their benefits, and their risks. Don’t miss this half-day seminar that tells you everything you need to know about PDFs

Posted on October 31, 2017 by Sara Anderson
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