Legal Informatics - (Certificate)
Apply emerging technology in the field of law
Become an advocate for the best use of information technology in law, helping lawyers to better meet the needs of their clients and enhancing the quality of legal services.
You can become part of a legal team, without earning a law degree. Learn how to effectively use emerging technology in the study and practice of law by earning a certificate in legal informatics online through the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.
You can earn the Certificate in Legal Informatics as a free-standing certificate or as part of the B.S. in Informatics or other programs.
Justice in the electronic age
You’ll learn how to use the latest legal digital technology to make law firms and law-related organizations more efficient, enhancing the productivity of busy lawyers.
With our 15-credit-hour certificate in legal informatics, you’ll be prepared to:
- Implement specialized technology in law firms and law-related organizations
- Assist with presenting a legal case in court
- Handle electronic evidence with confidence
- Incorporate effective information governance into any organization
- Establish proper security and privacy programs
- Protect an organization’s intellectual property
Why study Legal Informatics at SOIC?
Convenience—all courses are taught online, to fit easily into your schedule. You can complete this certificate in less than 12 months.
Relevance—our faculty are experts in the field of law and technology, with over 100 years of combined experience in the legal profession.
Technology—gain expertise in the technology that law firms, courts, and law-related organizations are using right now.
Students learn the legal and ethical issues surrounding emerging technologies, including:
- Electronic discovery
- Intellectual property law (copyright, patent, trademarks, and trade secrets)
- Contracts and licensing
- Internet of Things
- Information governance
- Specialized legal software
- Social media
- Law firms
- Government agencies
- Nonprofit organizations
- Legal software vendors
- Consulting firms
Contact our advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-278-4636 or Sara Anne Hook at email@example.com or 317-278-7690.