Intro to Legal Research

Event Description

Deadline to Register: Monday, August 26, 2019


We'll review the basics using today's free, low-cost and premium legal research tools:

  • Query Construction: basic Boolean, natural language, filters, AI and when to use each.
  • Strategies for efficiently completing common research tasks including 'I need a case!', finding 'related' statutes, 50-state surveys and more.
  • What about Google?
  • Plus, we'll tour some of the new AI tools


Mike Carlson, Attorney Editor, MSBA. Mike served 10 years at Thomson Reuters as a Reference Staff Attorney where he performed legal research, analyzed feedback, and provided trainings. Mike now serves the online services team at the Minnesota State Bar Association.

CLE Credits:

1.0 CLE credit will be applied for | Event Code:277712


MSBA Member:  FREE
Non-Member:  $35.00 
Law Student: FREE

Remote Participation: Instructions will be sent the day before the CLE.

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Pre-Registration is Closed

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM