Computer Application in Law Practice


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Fall 2021

PLS 430

Class Number: 11797
3 Units
Course Fee: 


Platform: PC - Note: This course may be taken concurrently with PLS 300 and 320. This class is designed to provide students with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office as it is used in law practice, and hands-on experience with essential litigation and practice management software applications. In addition to MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access, students will learn how to: use Legal Solutions Plus to construct case files that utilize California Judicial Council forms; assemble documents and create templates with HotDocs; use CaseMap to organize and explore the parties, documents and issues of a case; and analyze case facts using TimeMap. Students will also learn the strategies of effective Internet-based legal research and become familiar with LexisNexis (non-subscribers will be provided with limited access). Class size limited to 24 students.




Course Fee: $899

No class on November 11
No class on November 25

Remote learning will continue for fall 2021. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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Please note:
Registration is unavailable for this class once the semester has started. If you would like to add this course please contact the instructor via email.

Students allowed to add the class will be provided with a permission number. Use this number to register. Visit our registration page for information on how to register and pay:

Class Number: 11797


Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before September 13 Class dropped between September 14 and September 20 Class dropped on September 21 and beyond


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