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UCI Division of Continuing Education Launches New Legal Technology Webinar Series

Series Equips Participants with Technological Skills Specific to the Legal Environment

IRVINE, Calif. – August 28, 2013 – Technological know-how is essential for any professional working in the digital era. With a high demand for legal technological skills in today’s market, law firms, governments, corporations and software vendors in local, state and national job markets are increasingly seeking legal professionals with the know-how and ability to implement technological skills. Offering a solution to this demand, the University of California, Irvine Extension is offering a new webinar series titled, “Legal Technology Forum” designed to equip participants with skills utilized in the legal environment. Attorneys, paralegals, litigation support personnel, legal secretaries and case managers are all highly encouraged to register for this webinar series. Each webinar will focus on a specific topic that ranges from managing databases to retaining documents. There will be one webinar available each month from September 2013 to May 2014. Designed to fit anyone’s schedule, participants can choose to view webinars “live” or “on-demand” via recorded session. Participants are also eligible to earn up to 13.5 hours of MCLE credit.

“In a crowded job market, legal professionals set themselves apart from the competition by being proficient with technology,” said Tom Pokladowski, Esq., director of law, finance and business programs at UC Irvine Extension. “By enhancing technology skills, participants are acquiring knowledge essential to meeting the evolving challenges of delivering legal services in today’s society.”,” said Tom Pokladowski, Esq., director of law, finance and business programs at UC Irvine Extension.

The Legal Technology Forum includes the following nine webinars:

• Excel in the Law Office – Sept. 25, 2013 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (PDT)

• Databases in the Law Office – Oct. 2013

• Adobe Professional in the Law Office – Nov. 2013

• Managing and Retaining Electronic Files and Documents – Dec. 2013

• Concordance E-Discovery Software – Jan. 2014

• Sanction Trial Presentation Software – Feb. 2014

• Harnessing the Power of LexisNexis – March 2014

• Harnessing the Power of Westlaw – April 2014

• Latest Technology Developments – May 2014

UC Irvine Extension Launches New Legal Technology Webinar Series

Each webinar will be taught by a highly experienced legal professional who uses technology in his or her practice and daily operations. The new webinar series cost $290 for all nine webinars. For more information or to register for the Legal Technology Forum, visit http://unex.uci.edu/areas/legal/technology_forum/ or call (949) 824-5414.

About UCI Division of Continuing Education

The University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education (DCE) provides lifelong learning opportunities to thousands of students worldwide each year – fulfilling the school’s 60-year curriculum platform to connect degree programs to the world of work and achievement after graduation. The Division offers a broad range of certificate programs, specialized studies, and sequential courses to local, regional and global markets through online, on-campus and on-site delivery. A leader in the open education movement, the Division offers free Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) and content through the UCI Open initiative. For more information about UCI Division of Continuing Education, visit ce.uci.edu.

About the University of California, Irvine

Founded in 1965, UCI is the youngest member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. The campus has produced three Nobel laureates and is known for its academic achievement, premier research, innovation, and anteater mascot. Led by Chancellor Howard Gillman, UCI has more than 36,000 students and offers 222 degree programs. It’s located in one of the world’s safest and most economically vibrant communities and is Orange County’s second-largest employer, contributing $5 billion annually to the local economy. For more on UCI, visit uci.edu.