Legal Technology Certificate
This live on-line session will focus on how to improve paralegal productivity and efficiency by utilizing the quality improvement and error reduction principles of Six Sigma. This session will specifically address methods to incorporate the Six Sigma methodology into the technological aspects of various functions that paralegals routinely perform. This certificate course includes access to an experential learning environment which includes course materials. Participants are also provided access to an interactive virtual law office that provides participants with the ability to put to use what is learned in the program within a real world on-line law office environment. The Law Simulation is designed to provide students with an interactive law office environment suitable for the development and refinement of competencies needed for the real-world legal workplace. Learn more
What is Six Sigma?
Six Sigma is not a new methodology. It has been utilizing by organizations like Motorola, General Electric, and Hyundai Motor Co. for decades to improve quality and processes within their organizations. Client communication breakdowns and legal process failure are at the core of malpractice lawsuits and complaints to the Bar. Incorporating a successful tried and true quality enhancement program like Six Sigma into a legal organization, legal role, or legal specific job function will reap both measurable financial and productivity results for those that successfully implement the concepts that are taught in this program.
The following topics will be covered in this live on-line session:
- Introduction to Six Sigma for Paralegals
- The Principles of Six Sigma and Quality Assurance
- Legal Timekeeping and Billing Software
- The Electronic Courthouse
- The Automated Courtroom