Basic Word Skills for Legal Professionals

This course in the essential features of Microsoft Word for the legal professional starts with the absolute basics: navigating the interface; creating, opening, entering text into, copying text from/to and saving documents; formatting characters, paragraphs and pages; inserting automatic paragraph numbers, page numbers, watermarks, and headers/footers; finishing your document with spell check and metadata scrub; and printing or PDFing your document (including envelopes and labels).

About the Author

I spend an inordinate amount of my time playing with computers and attempting to explain technology to lawyers and law office staff. It's not always easy, but someone's got to do it.