Back to School Webinar Week: Introduction to Legal Research (Using the New Tools)

Event Description

Webinar: Remote Participation Only


Today’s legal researcher has access to new analytics and artificially-intelligent tools. We’ll review some of the basics in this new environment. Do attorneys still need to know basic Boolean? (Hint: Yes! But, we’ll review where it’s best to use Boolean and basic principles you may apply on any system). We’ll also take a look at new tools from Casetext’s CARA, Westlaw, Fastcase, and more.

Mike Carlson, Practice Management Advisor, 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: One Standard Credit will be applied for.

Remote Instructions:

This is a Zoom webinar. Follow the Zoom registration procedure to capture the join instructions or, add the event to your personal calendar. For help, contact Mike Carlson: | 612.278.6336.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM