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30 Oct 2019 Author : InfoPro Community Manager

Links to key secondary content used by legal professionals

Secondary materials are critical resources in the practice of law. The Lexis Advance service is widely known for having among the most comprehensive and authoritative collections of secondary sources. Here are quick links to some of the key sources used by legal professionals.

More than 1,500 treatises available: This authoritative library includes Appleman Insurance Law Practice Guide, Chisum on Patents, Collier on Bankruptcy®, Corbin on Contracts, Gilson on Trademarks®, Larson on Employment Discrimination, Milgrim on Trade Secrets®, Moore’s Federal Practice®, Nimmer on Copyrights®, Powell on Real Property® and Weinstein’s Evidence® to name a few.

Use the sources cited by the courts: Courts rely on the authority of Matthew Bender® titles—Moore’s Federal Practice has been cited in 650 Supreme Court cases. Align yourself with the courts’ analysis by relying on the treatises they cite.

Lexis Advance is the exclusive third-party legal provider of ALM® content: The National Law Journal®, New York Law Journal®, The Legal Intelligencer® and The American Lawyer® are a few of the publications you’ll recognize from ALM. There are no substitutes when you need to stay up to date with the legal profession.

325 ALM treatises, practice guides and forms: The critical, high-quality ALM content keeps you in the know across a variety of practice areas: Antitrust, Corporate, Health, IP, Internet, Labor & Employment, Litigation, Real Estate and Securities.

Pretrial practice: The former author of the Rutter Guide, James Wagstaffe, provides practical information, including detailed checklists and local practice alerts to untangle the intricacies of federal pretrial practice. Keep sharp and up to date with the current awareness feature and explanatory videos. Check out The Wagstaffe Group® Practice Guide: Federal Civil Procedure Before Trial.

Practical guidance from the most credible sources: 94% of Lexis Practice Advisor® authors are in The Am Law 100®.

Covering six more practice areas than Practical Law® (22 to 16), the Lexis Practice Advisor service provides practical guidance from 1,100+ current practitioners.* These attorneys keep you current with legal trends and issues, helping ensure your language and analysis are up to date and authoritative.


*Comparison data based on information available as of June 2019.