Transcribing Legal Dictation

Course Code: LAWS 154

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course will develop students' skill in transcribing office-style dictation of legal correspondence and documents to standards appropriate for the legal profession. Students will receive instruction in transcribing techniques for accurate first-copy production that includes the application of listening, language usage, spelling, grammar, punctuation, formatting and proofreading skills. Students will transcribe from digital media using BigHand and Microsoft Word software.