LexisNexis: Cultivating Competency in Basic Online Legal Research (Webinar)

The many ways technology can aid attorneys in locating the best and most on point statutes, caselaw, secondary materials and all relevant materials can be overwhelming. The comments to the model rules of professional conduct governing attorneys state that to maintain competency a lawyer should keep abreast ... [of] the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology.

The goal of this course is to assist attorneys in navigating online legal research so they feel more confident and competent when researching subjects important to their work. After completing the course you will be able to:

  • Find out methods for conducting research with different full citations, and names of statutes.
  • Gain an understanding of how online platforms have been enhanced to predict what you’re looking for.
  • Ascertain the multiple ways to filter your searches before and after searching for specific terms.
  • Discover different search term approaches: natural language and terms and connectors.
  • Realize the many different ways you can analyze your search results list.
  • Understand citator services in which cases and statutes can be validated.
  • Organize and save items found conducting online legal research.

LexisNexis®, an accredited provider under the Pennsylvania CLE Board's Rules, will serve as the CLE provider for this course. The course has been approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.0 hour of CLE credit in substantive law, practice and procedure.

This webinar will be presented using Zoom, a free videoconferencing service. For more information on Zoom, please view the following short videos:

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Tuesday, March 16, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
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