766.01 Law Practice Technology

Rapidly evolving technologies are undoubtedly transforming the traditional law practice. The purpose of this course is to explore and investigate the use and impact of current technologies in the practice of law. The focus will be smaller to mid-sized law firms but there will also be some discussion on large practice groups. Tools for client management, electronic discovery, and document management will be analyzed. Ethical issues relating to proper use of technology and data management will be discussed. Electronic communications and social networking tools will also be explored.
Students who take Law 766 Law Practice Technology may not take Law 765 Introduction to Technology in the Law Office.

Enrollment Prerequisite

Students may not take 765 if they take 766

Fall 2019

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Oral presentation
Practical exercises
Class participation
Femi Cadmus, Casandra Laskowski
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/f962ef36-1e49-47ad-af2b-79d6a44e52a7
Email list: law.766.01.f19@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Areas of Practice