Categories: Law Practice Skills
This course is designed to introduce students to a wide range of technologies they will use as they begin their legal careers and deepen their understanding of commonly used office technologies. The class also examines how a lawyer’s technological competency interacts with marketing, online presence, ethics, client privacy and more.
Weekly instruction will involve short lectures on how legal technology is developing and used in offices, hands-on learning about existing technologies, and guest lectures from legal tech experts.
Students will be expected to complete a series of learning modules outside of class via the NSLT Legal Technology Certification program on common legal technologies topics such as e-discovery, case management and trial practice tools, among others. Students will prepare two presentations for the class on emerging technologies and creating a law firm technology budget.
This class is 3 credits and is a mandatory pass/fail course. The course is open for up to 30 2L or 3L students.