PLG 220 Using Computers in the Law Office

This course will introduce the paralegal student to the uses of computer software in the law office including drafting legal documents, legal timekeeping and billing, docket control and litigation support. The course will additionally cover PowerPoint presentations used for trial.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn basic computer concepts, focusing on practical computer applications in legal organizations.
  • Review word processing, spreadsheets, databases, computer-assisted legal research, and the Internet and e-mail as applied to the legal office setting.
  • Other subjects are litigation support, docket control, legal-specific software, and presentation graphics.