About CompuSavvy

CompuSavvy is a computer training company located in Los Angeles. We provide on-site software training throughout California for law firms, government agencies, and other types of organizations, as well as for individuals. We have been offering these services for more than 20 years.

We specialize in MS Word® and WordPerfect®, but also offer training in a wide variety of other programs widely used in law firms and government agencies. Jan Berinstein, the principal of CompuSavvy, has an extensive background as a legal word processor and is an expert at formatting legal documents. From time to time, CompuSavvy works with other trainers; like Ms. Berinstein, all of them are highly experienced, patient, knowledgeable, and flexible.

Ms. Berinstein has a B.A. in political science from UCLA and an M.A. and Ph.D. in government from Cornell University. She also has worked as a freelance writer and copy editor, and earned a journalism certificate from UCLA Extension in the early 1990s.

Her teaching experience includes several years of conducting computer classes for UCLA Extension (UNEX), The University of West Los Angeles, The Center for Professional Education (CPE), and Learning Tree University. She began teaching for UNEX in1994 (she developed the popular "Computers and the Legal Environment" class that ran for approximately 10 years and later taught a series of "Computers for Adult Learners" workshops for UNEX through The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute).

Ms. Berinstein is the author of three books about using Microsoft Word in a legal setting. Her latest book, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Word 2016, is available on Amazon; to purchase a copy, click this link. Her two prior books, Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Word 2010 and Formatting Legal Documents With Microsoft Office Word 2007, are also still available on Amazon.com.

Ms. Berinstein publishes article-length tips about Word, WordPerfect, and other software on her blog, appropriately called CompuSavvy's Word and WordPerfect Tips.

In addition, she has written articles about legal technology the Legal IT Professionals web site, TechnoLawyer, and Legal Secretaries magazine, among others, and has co-authored and edited books about WordPerfect.

She is well known, and highly regarded, in the legal community. Her many talks and workshops include presentations for legal secretaries' groups, bar associations, and LegalTech Los Angeles.

She is the primary administrator and a moderator on the WordPerfect Universe web site, a user-to-user support site dealing with Corel WordPerfect® and the WordPerfect® Office suite.

To contact Ms. Berinstein and her associates, call CompuSavvy at (818) 776-1228 or send us an e-mail message at compusavvy AT earthlink DOT net.


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