Word for Law Firms

Word for Law Firms

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Course ID: A1607

Duration: 1 Day | 2 Modules (9:00 am - 4:00 pm PST)

Location: Flex - San Francisco or Live Online | Click here to schedule private course.

Overview:

This class helps legal staff use Microsoft Word to prepare pleadings, contracts, estate plans, and other complex documents. Gain efficiency by learning about inserting automatic text, customizing Word, and creating styles and templates.

+ Who Should Attend

Legal Staff looking to prepare pleadings, contracts, estate plans, and other complex documents. Gain efficiency by learning about inserting automatic text, customizing Word, and creating styles and templates.

+ Course Outline

Module 1: Formatting Pleadings, Agreements and Other Long Documents

  • Overview of Word Interface: The Ribbon, Office Button, Tabs, Tool Tips
  • Using styles to format long documents efficiently
  • Using Document Map for efficient navigation
  • Format indented quotes with styles
  • Create a pleading caption
  • Bullets and numbering styles
  • Outline numbering with list styles
  • Control formatting when copying and pasting text
  • Inserting automatic text
  • Controlling autocorrect options
  • Inserting legal symbols
  • Inserting a legal footer
  • Using cross-references
  • Using sections and page breaks
  • Aligning text with pleading line numbers

Module 2: Proofing, Tables of Authority, and Templates

  • Tracking changes and adding comments
  • Compare documents with the legal blackline option
  • Search and highlight
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Citations and tables of authority
  • Create a pleading index
  • Using tables in a legal environment
  • Using word’s legal templates
  • Constructing custom legal templates
  • Metadata: how to protect yourself and your firm

+ Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

+ Certifications

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