Computer Application in Law Practice


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Spring 2021

PLS 430

Class Number: 10505
3 Units


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 Monday, March 29.

Remote learning will continue for fall 2020. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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Class Number: 10505

Spring 2021 Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before February 12 Class dropped between February 13 and February 19 Class dropped on February 20 and beyond



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Last Update: Mar 03, 2021 5:03pm