Washington State Paralegal Association

  • Home
  • Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers

Unleashing the Power of Microsoft Office and Adobe for Lawyers

  • 12/02/2016
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • WA State Convention Center

Program Description

Find out How the Software you Already Have and Use can Make You a Better Lawyer

While the saying "we only use 10% of our brains" is false, the fact that we underutilize our everyday software is undeniable. This engaging course will show you how to tap into the hidden capabilities of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat to simplify legal tasks, streamline document drafting and review, and enhance your case research and organization. Realize the true potential of all the tools at your disposal - register today!

  • Re-discover and re-invent your available software to enhance everyday legal tasks.
  • Create customized forms and questionnaires for all your discovery and client intake needs.
  • Don't reinvent the wheel - learn how to save large blocks of text for easy inclusion in new documents.
  • Simplify the process of document review and collaboration with MS Word and Adobe Acrobat advice from experienced legal professionals.
  • Better analyze financial data and demonstrate patterns with a PivotChart demonstration.
  • Learn to share documents and Excel workbooks to allow multiple users to manage data simultaneously.
  • Customize your favorite program's interface to minimize clicks and improve productivity.
  • Create powerful PowerPoint presentations for use in court, in CLE, and in educating clients.
  • Find out how Adobe Acrobat, a scanner, and a bit of advice can make the paperless law office a reality.
  • Manage your time and communications more effectively with MS Outlook.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar is designed for:

  • Attorneys
  • Paralegals
  • Law Office Managers

Course Content

  1. MS Word: Legal Document Drafting and User Tips
  2. MS Outlook: Compliant Client Communications and Scheduling
  3. The Many Uses of Excel in Legal Practice
  4. MS PowerPoint for Courtroom and Client Presentations
  5. Legal Ethics: Tips for Everyday Practice
  6. Adobe Acrobat: Document Review, Conversion and Creation

Continuing Education Credit


Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 6.00 *

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00 *

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

* denotes specialty credits

Register Now

Washington State Paralegal Association
PO Box 58530
Seattle, WA 98138-1530
info@wspaonline.org 

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software