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Using the New Fastcase 7 Legal Research Platform to Help Clients Better

 
Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
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Total Price: $0.00
 
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Deadline to Register: October 6, 2017 

THIS IS REMOTE REGISTRATION ONLY. IN PERSON ATTENDEES SHOULD REGISTER THROUGH DAKOTA COUNTY.

Most MSBA members know that the Bar provides Fastcase as a free legal research service as a member benefit. Fastcase CEO Ed Walters will demonstrate the new Fastcase 7 platform, as well as a host of cool new features that will help occasional researchers search like a pro (and may teach pro researchers a few new tricks as well). From the Minnesota Digest, auto-linking briefs, the topical tag cloud, or Bad Law Bot, the world's first big data citator, there's a little something new for everyone. Fastcase is a nationwide legal research service that normally costs $995 per year, provided by the MSBA for free as a member benefit - find out how to use this powerful tool to supercharge your practice (without a super charge to your bottom line).

Presenter:

Ed Walters; CEO, Fastcase

Ed Walters is the CEO and co-founder of Fastcase. Under Ed's leadership, Fastcase has grown to one of the world's largest legal publishers, currently serving more than 800,000 subscribers from around the world. Before founding Fastcase, Ed worked at Covington & Burling, in Washington D.C. and Brussels. He worked in the White House from 1991-1993, first in the Office of Media Affairs and then in the Office of Presidential Speechwriting. Ed is a member of the Virginia State Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar, and he has been admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and Fifth Circuit. He serves on the boards of Pro Bono Net, Friends of Telecom Without Borders, and Public.Resource.org. He is an adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches The Law of Robots, a class about the frontiers of law and technology.

CLE Credit:

1.0 CLE Credit will be applied for | Event code: 

Cost:

MSBA Member:  Free
Non-MSBA Members:  $25.00
Law Students: Free

Remote Participation Only: The instructions will be circulated the day before the program.

 

 
No sessions have been associated with this event.