Lazy Lawyer’s 1 Hour Guide: Word
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Lazy Lawyer’s 1 Hour Guide: Word

Essential Microsoft Word tactics, tips, and tricks for lawyers and other legal pros.
4.0 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
43 students enrolled
Last updated 10/2013
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Includes:
  • 36 mins on-demand video
  • 10 mins on-demand audio
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Uncover the secrets of super fast copying, pasting, finding, and replacing.
  • Master best practice paragraph formatting for legal documents.
  • Take away 10 tips you can implement tomorrow to make Word work the way you work.
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Requirements
  • Microsoft Word
Description

A 1 hour course for attorneys that will show you everything you need to know to draft documents quickly that will make your clients and your staff sing your praises. Topics include:

  • Ninja fast copy, paste, find, and replace.
  • Pro paragraph formatting
  • Top gun tips and tricks
Who is the target audience?
  • Attorneys
  • Legal Professionals
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 22 Lectures Collapse All 22 Lectures 01:01:20
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Getting Started
3 Lectures 09:13

Get an overview of what you can and cannot expect from this course.

Introduction
03:40

This one page document gives you a quick way to determine if this course is worth your investment.

Preview 1 page

Learn how Word think so you can work with Word and not against it.

How Word Thinks - The 3 Levels
05:33
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Ninja Fast Copy, Paste, Find and Replace
3 Lectures 09:12

In this session you will learn how to Copy and Paste like a pro by using the Format Painter, Keyboard Shortcuts, and Paste Options.

Preview 05:00

In this session learn the basics and beyond of Find and Replace.

Preview 04:12

Learn why the middle ground in formatting Word documents is not where you want to be.

Don't Get Squashed Like a Grape!
1 page
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Pro Paragraph Formatting
6 Lectures 16:39

This lesson is the most important lesson is this course. Learn the fundamentals and best practices of paragraph formatting.

Preview 06:33

Learn the 2 most complelling reasons for you and your firm to use Styles.

2 Compelling Reasons to Use Styles
1 page

Learn the tricks you need to make it quicker to use Styles than not to.

Time Saving Style Tricks
03:32

In this lesson learn how to create, modify, and save your Styles for reuse.

5 Minute Guide to Styles
02:48

The most difficult thing to get right in Word is numbering. Learn how to make Legal style numbering easy.

Numbering Without Going Nutty
03:46

Get an inside look at how your firm can get everyone on board with Styles.

6 Steps to Firm Wide Style Adoption
5 pages
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Top Gun Tips and Tricks
5 Lectures 10:02

Learn how to insert the Symbols and Special Characters needed in nearly every legal document.

2 Legal Symbols and 2 Special Characters (Shortcuts)
02:01

A list of nearly all the ALT Key Codes you can put in your documents.

Select ALT Key Codes
2 pages

3 Tips for making Track Changes work for you.

3 Track Changes Tips
02:37

Learn how to fix those things in Word that bug you and slow you down.

Word Nuisances and what to do about them
02:54

By applying the tips in this lesson, you could save 15 minutes or more each week.

2 Time Saving Secrets for Word
02:30
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Finishing Up
5 Lectures 01:14

This 1 page sheet contains all the keyboard shortcuts from the course.

Master Shortcuts Sheet
1 page

My recommendations for products and services that can make you more productive.

Recommended Resources
2 pages

This documents contains links to the ways you can follow me and connect on the web.

Craig Huggart on the Web
1 page

This is where I thank the people who have made this possible.

Acknowledgements
1 page

Thanks and closing thoughts.

Conclusion
01:14
About the Instructor
Craig Huggart, M.B.A.
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Lover of Jesus | Contract Technology Trainer

A dynamic legal technology trainer with over 12 years experience. I understand how lawyers think and help them enjoy the tools they use every day. I have worked with over 2500 participants in 14 states. It is what I was born to do and I love it!