PowerPoint for Attorneys

By Russell Jackman
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Key Takeaways

  • Understand how PowerPoint can be used to organize a case visually
  • Know how to enhance important elements using cropping and animation, charts, motion paths, animated timelines and more. Identify which specific animations, colors and techniques work best in litigation scenarios

Course Overview

In today's modern courtroom, the use of technology as part of a trial presentation is essential. It is important for attorneys to understand the high tech tools available to them, and Microsoft Office 2014. PowerPoint is one of the most useful tools available -- if it is used correctly! In this presentation attorney and trainer Russell Jackman discusses and demonstrates how to get the most out of PowerPoint. Topics include how it can be used to organize a case visually, zoom in on important elements in a document or image using cropping and animation, charts, motion paths, animated timelines and more. Also discussed are strategies on what specific animations, colors and techniques work best in litigation scenarios.

Publication Date: January 12, 2018

Length: 1hr 20min


Meet the Presenter(s):

Russell Jackman
Russell Jackman is a graduate of the McGeorge School of Law, University of Pacific, and was admitted to the State Bar of California in June, 1994. He is a frequent lecturer on a wide variety of computer subjects, including the California State Bar Annual MCLE Conferences & Section Education Institutes, from 1999 to the present. He has been a Professor at the College of Marin, Cal. State Hayward, St. Mary’s College and and San Francisco State University from 2001-2004. He was the Head Trainer for Weil, Gotshal & Manges in 2005. From 2004-2005 he was Vice Chair of the California State Bar’s Law Practice Management & Technology Committee (member since 1996). He is the author of the Introductory Chapter in the CEB Publication, “Internet Guide to CA Lawyers 2001.” He has been a regularly-featured author in the Law Practice Management and Technology Publication, “The Bottom Line” since and participated in SF Trial Lawyer Association’s “Trial of the Year” 2011 (Miller v. CPMC).

As an effective MCLE presenter in the often difficult area of computer technology, Russell has the benefit of also being a hands-on trainer and computer consultant. He regularly receives laudatory praise for both his practical, yet charismatic style. More...

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