As a law student, you likely know a thing or two about the standard Microsoft Office applications but how confident are you in your ability to use these applications to thrive now and in the future?
Do you know how to use Outlook to schedule email delivery, manage and share your calendar, and use text-to-speech software to proof your emails and eliminate typos? . . . OneDrive to ensure that your documents are safe on the cloud and easy to share with others including classmates and colleagues? . . . Word to tackle styling and formatting issues, unlock the power of custom fields, and produce mail merges? . . . Excel to produce basic pivot tables and make information more useable through filtering and sorting? . . . PowerPoint to make diagrams and organizational charts to assist with presenting complicated information in an easy-to-understand visual way? . . . OneNote to centralize digital information, keep it organized, and use speech-to-text software so that you can use your voice to make notes faster and easier?
In this session, Sean Dillman of Waythorn will address these questions and walk you through specific use cases that you may encounter at law school and after graduation. As an experienced lawyer with a background in private practice and legal technology, Mr. Dillman understands how to bridge the gap between law and IT, and the challenges that law students and new lawyers face when it comes to putting technology into practical use. No matter if you’re a beginner or an expert computer user, chances are that you’ll learn something new from Mr. Dillman’s innovative, creative and practical approach to using Microsoft Office products at law school and beyond.