Law Office Overview and Basics

Four Day Module - Inaugural Price: $299

The Law Office Overview and Basics module is a 4-day course - each Session containing several lessons that will be delivered by email over a 1-week period of time. This module is designed to increase functional knowledge of law firm administrative department infrastructure, beginning law firm terminology, confidentiality requirements, and work product expectations. The Technology and Law Firm Apps lessons are not designed to provide hands on training on individual applications but will explain the purpose of each type of application, why they are important and who uses them, features they have in common, and why firm protocol is important. This module contains quizzes, downloadable templates, and is pre-recorded and available for viewing at a time most convenient to the learner.

What we will cover:

  • Your Job Description

  • Technology and Legal Apps Overview

  • Staffing Structures - Where Do I Fit In?

  • People Resources - Who can help?

  • Confidentiality

  • Career development opportunities!

This Course is For You If:

  • You are apply for or have accepted your first law firm position

  • You are law school student preparing for a summer associate position

  • You are a new paralegal or legal assistant

  • You are struggling to understand your new work environment

  • You are a skilled manager or billing person new to the legal industry

Regular Price is $325 after 12/13/21


Certified Legal Manager

Kathee Nelson

"I've spent my career working in, managing, and directing law firms large and small. One of the things I love most is helping attorneys and employees develop their skills and reach their goals." Kathee is a Certified Legal Manager. She sits as a board member and is a past President of the Oregon Association of Legal Administrators. Kathee has been invited to present to senior paralegal students, high school mock trial classes, and taught in community adult and childhood education programs. She brings enthusiasm and a wealth of knowledge to her classes, and enjoys working with students and people in all stages of their career journey.

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Read What Others Have to Say About UpSkill Legal:

"UpSkill Legal can be a valuable resource for smaller firms, enabling them to offer big firm services to their employees"

E.Cunningham, law firm Executive Director

I've known Kathee Nelson for many years and serve with her on the Board of Directors for the Oregon Association of Legal Administrators. Firm administrators and directors often have a limited amount of time and resources for coaching and training. A resource like UpSkill Legal can help firms keep promising employees motivated and shorten the learning curve for new attorneys and staff. UpSkill Legal can be a valuable resource for smaller firms, enabling them to offer big firm services to their employees.