About the Curriculum

The Modern Law Practice Certification was developed in response to feedback from legal employers, law school professors, law school career services professionals, and law students. The curriculum teaches business operating skills to help legal professionals at every level to better serve their clients and effectively navigate today’s multidisciplinary business environments.

The fully online curriculum consists of 10+ classroom hours of asynchronous instruction in sought-after topic areas such as data analytics, product and service design, legal technology, process improvement and project management, and business and finance.  

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The Courses

Complete and pass these five course areas to earn the mark of distinction that employers can count on: the Modern Law Practice Certification.

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    • Welcome to my course! From Senior Instructor Kim Craig

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Lesson #1: Lean Six Sigma, The Origin Story, Part 1

    • Lesson #2: Lean Six Sigma, The Origin Story, Part 2

    • Quiz: Lessons #1 and #2 (LSS, The Origin Story)

    • Lesson #3: How and When to Apply the Lean Six Sigma Framework

    • Quiz: Lesson #3 (Applying the Lean Six Sigma Framework)

    • Lesson #4: The Discipline of Project Management, Part 1

    • Quiz: Lesson #4 (The Discipline of Project Management Part 1)

    • Lesson #5: The Discipline of Project Management, Part 2

    • Quiz: Lesson #5 (The Discipline of Project Management Part 2)

    • Lesson #6: Bringing it all together with our Case Study

    • Final Exam: Legal Process and Project Leadership Fundamentals

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    • Welcome to my course! From Senior Instructor Joshua Kubicki

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    • Chapter 1: What is Design?

    • Quiz: Chapter #1

    • Chapter 2: Design: A brief history and origin story

    • Quiz: Chapter #2

    • Chapter 3: Two Mega-trends

    • Quiz: Chapter #3

    • Chapter 4: Current Design Trends & Design Thinking

    • Quiz: Chapter #4

    • Chapter 5: Why Legal Business Design Now?

    • Quiz: Chapter #5

    • Chapter 6: Legal Business Design Fundamentals

    • Quiz: Chapter #6

    • Chapter 7: Validity

    • Quiz: Chapter #7

    • Chapter 8: Desirability

    • Quiz: Chapter #8

    • Chapter 9: Feasibility

    • Quiz: Chapter #9

    • Chapter 10: Legal Business Design Applied: Case Study

    • Final Exam: Principles of Legal Business Design

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    • Welcome to our course! From Senior Instructors, Andrew Baker and Karl Haraldsson

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    • Chapter 1 (Introduction) Lesson 1: Definitions

    • Chapter 1 (Introduction) Lesson 2: Out of Industry Topics

    • Chapter 1 Quiz (Introduction)

    • Chapter 2 (Analytics in Law) Lesson 1: Current Drivers of Data Analytics

    • Chapter 2 (Analytics in Law) Lesson 2: Classes of Legal Analytics

    • Chapter 2 (Analytics in Law) Lesson 3: Examples

    • Chapter 2 Quiz:(Analytics in Law)

    • Chapter 3 (Understanding Data) Lesson 1: Types of Data

    • Chapter 3 Quiz: (Understanding Data)

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 1: Introduction to Analysis

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 2: Regression

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 3: Clustering

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 4: Classification

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 5: Natural Language Processing

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 6: Named Entity Recognition

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 7: Document / Text Similarity

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 8: Text Summarization & Generation

    • Chapter 4 (Analysis) Lesson 9: Text Analysis Summary

    • Chapter 4 Quiz: (Analysis)

    • Chapter 5 (Accessibility & Tools) Lesson 1: Visualization

    • Chapter 5 (Accessibility & Tools) Lesson 2: Sourcing Data

    • Chapter 5 (Accessibility & Tools) Lesson 3: Tools & Technology

    • Chapter 5 Quiz: (Accessibility & Tools)

    • Chapter 6 (Application & Summary) Lesson 1: Application of Case Study

    • Chapter 6 (Application & Summary) Lesson 2: Conclusion & Final Thoughts

    • Final Exam: Data Analytics for Legal Professionals

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    • Welcome to our course! From Senior Instructors Jeff Carr and Carl Lukach

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    • Chapter 1: Financial Statements

    • Quiz: Chapter #1 (Financial Statements)

    • Chapter 2: Strategy & Planning

    • Quiz: Chapter #2 (Strategy & Planning)

    • Chapter 3: The Economics of Acquisitions & Divestitures

    • Quiz: Chapter 3 (The Economics of Acquisitions & Divestitures)

    • Chapter 4: Running a Legal Team Like a Business

    • Quiz: Chapter 4 (Running a Legal Team Like a Business)

    • Chapter 5: Applying What We Learned: A conversational approach to the case study

    • Final Exam: Business and Finance Operations

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    • Welcome to my course! From Senior Instructor Monica Goyal

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    • Chapter 1: Overview of Legal Technology (Part 1 of 2)

    • Chapter 1: Overview of Legal Technology (Part 2 of 2)

    • Quiz Chapter 1 (Overview of Legal Technology)

    • Chapter 2: Legal Technology Stacks

    • Quiz Chapter 2 (Legal Technology Stacks)

    • Chapter 3: Cloud-based Solutions

    • Quiz Chapter 3 (Cloud-based Solutions)

    • Chapter 4: Law Practice Management Systems

    • Quiz Chapter 4 (Law Practice Management Systems)

    • Chapter 5: Billing Management Software

    • Quiz Chapter 5 (Billing Management Software)

    • Chapter 6: Information Governance

    • Quiz Chapter 6 (Information Governance)

    • Chapter 7: Ethics and Legal Technology

    • Quiz Chapter 7 (Ethics & Legal Technology)

    • Chapter 8: Document Assembly and Contract Management

    • Quiz Chapter 8 (Document Assembly & Contract Management)

    • Chapter 9 (Part 1): Legal Technology and our Case Study (Applied Learning)

    • Chapter 9 (Part 2): Legal Technology and our Case Study (Applied Learning)

    • Final Exam: Understanding & Working with Legal Technologies

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