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Learn how to format a table of contents and table of authorities in MS Word.
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How All Litigators Should Set Up Word
Templates, Field Codes, and Other Time Savers
Using the Right Font, Margins, and Spacing
Formatting and Styles
Finding and Fixing Formatting Problems
Pleadings Construction in Word
Brief Construction in Word
How to Create a Table of Contents and Table of Authorities in MS Word
ANDREA L. CIOBANU is the managing attorney at Ciobanu Law, P.C., in Indianapolis, Indiana. She represents clients throughout Indiana in civil litigation matters, including commercial and business, defamation, family and domestic relations, protective orders, civil rights and ADA compliance, as well as appellate matters. A seasoned litigator, Ms. Ciobanu has argued before the Southern and Northern District of Indiana Federal courts, the Indiana Court of Appeals, the Indiana Supreme Court, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She is a trained registered civil, domestic, and elder mediator; guardian ad litem; and parenting coordinator. Ms. Ciobanu is also a trained collaborative law professional. She teaches introductory law classes and legal ethics courses for undergraduates at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. Ms. Ciobanu earned her B.A. and her M.P.A. degrees, both summa cum laude, from Indiana University, followed by earning her J.D. degree from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
VIOREL CIOBANU is of counsel attorney at Ciobanu Law, P.C. He focuses his practice on international law, civil rights, and civil litigation, including personal injury and medical malpractice. Mr. Ciobanu has completed advanced Microsoft Word courses at Baruch College in New York. He was an appellate clerk and participates in the preparation of submissions in various jurisdictions, including European courts, and in several different languages, which requires familiarity with various types of legal formatting and an advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word. Mr. Ciobanu majored in international business and economics and graduated with highest distinction. Prior to law school, he was a consultant for an European company and completed the ICLEO fellow certification at the Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis. He received his law degree from Robert H. McKinney School of Law, where he was the recipient of the Eli Lilly Law Alumni Scholarship and Robert S. Smith Memorial Scholarship and was a member of the Dean's Tutorial Society. Mr. Ciobanu worked at the Indiana Attorney General's Office in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; he also drafted appellate judicial opinions and prepared legal memoranda for the Motions Panel as a law clerk for chief judge of the Indiana Court of Appeals, Margret Robb. He is admitted to practice in the state of Indiana and before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.
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