Law 792: Law Practice Technology & Business Operations
This course will introduce students to the tools and techniques used by law firms, law departments, public sector and government agencies in support of legal practice and business operations. Designed to prepare students for the realities of practice, the curriculum provides an overview of major categories of technology use and introduces the concept of “people, process and technology” that is essential to 21st century practice. Students will also learn about the many new career opportunities available in the field of legal operations and technology. Knowledge gained can be used as a skill set differentiator when interviewing and entering legal practice. The highly-interactive course will be taught by working consultant/practitioners and make use of live product demonstrations and guest lectures from industry experts.
Sequence and Prerequisites: None.
Evaluation Method: Grades will be based on a written paper and presentation during the semester, as well as in class participation and preparation.