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April 11, 2024
How to Extract and Analyze Legal Documents with Gen AI

How to Extract and Analyze Legal Documents with Gen AI

By Jake Nelson Legal professionals continue to dive into the brave new world of generative artificial intelligence (Gen AI) to explore possible use cases for this exciting new technology. For those practicing lawyers who have embraced Gen AI and experimented with some of the early tools available, there are some commonly shared perceptions emerging. Our International Legal Generative AI Survey — which queried...

April 02, 2024
How Lexis+ AI Can Help You Write Legal Memos Faster

How Lexis+ AI Can Help You Write Legal Memos Faster

By Jake Nelson One of the foundations of the practice of law is the legal memorandum. Legal memos provide an objective summary and analysis of relevant legal principles, statutes, regulations, case law, and other legal content when applied to a specific set of facts. Legal memos involve extensive research, legal reasoning and meticulous drafting. Moreover, lawyers are typically juggling multiple cases and client deadlines...

January 12, 2024
LexisNexis Rolls Out Free Access To Lexis+ AI For Law Students

LexisNexis Rolls Out Free Access To Lexis+ AI For Law Students

By Carolyn Bach | Sr. Manager, Faculty and Knowledge & Research Program A recent survey of law school librarians and legal technology professors found that 78% of law school faculty have plans to teach students about generative AI tools this spring. Help is on the way. LexisNexis stirred some excitement on law school campuses this holiday season with the news that we will be expanding free access to our transformative...

November 17, 2023
Enhancing Search for In-House Counsel with Lexis+ AI

Enhancing Search for In-House Counsel with Lexis+ AI

In a recent survey , LexisNexis® found that many in-house counsel look forward to a future where Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools will improve their workflow. Lexis+ AI™ eliminates hours of manual searching and provides corporate attorneys with instant access to vast volumes of legal content. It enables in-house counsel to uncover invaluable insights in seconds, allowing for more time to be spent on on high...

September 06, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis® Tax

Product Spotlight: Lexis® Tax

This post was originally published in October 2019 and updated in September 2023. Handling tax issues will never be considered an easy, pleasant experience, which is why so many taxpayers look to attorneys in dedicated tax law firms for help. And that’s also why there’s an entire Lexis ® legal research tool devoted to tax issues. It’s called Lexis Tax , and it's tailor-made for lawyers who...

August 18, 2023
Practical Success and Beyond: Practical Guidance for In-House Counsel

Practical Success and Beyond: Practical Guidance for In-House Counsel

What is Practical Guidance? Practical Guidance is a highly valuable resource for corporate legal professionals, including legal OPS, general counsel, in-house counsel and paralegals. It enables lawyers to finish a task with greater assurance and effectiveness, keep up with the latest legal developments and foresee legal trends. With Practical Guidance, you can: Save time by using forms, and drafting notes created...

August 03, 2023
New Lexis+ Resources For In-House Legal Teams To Develop Skills For Demanding Job

New Lexis+ Resources For In-House Legal Teams To Develop Skills For Demanding Job

In-house counsel are facing simultaneous headwinds of rising internal demands and pressures to control spending in an uncertain economic climate. Roughly one in four in-house counsel are anticipating decreased corporate investments in 2023, according to Law360 Pulse , a challenge made greater by the fact that nearly half of corporate legal spending goes to outside law firms. Meanwhile, in-house counsel jobs have become...

May 11, 2023
Lexis Connect Unleashes the Power of Your Corporate Legal Team

Lexis Connect Unleashes the Power of Your Corporate Legal Team

General counsels and in-house legal teams are often faced with an increasingly complex and fast-paced set of legal and compliance challenges. They are overwhelmed by repetitive, lower value requests and tasks, spend a lot of time searching for resources across multiple locations, and are unable to effectively track, prioritize and manage ongoing matters. And there is growing pressure to clearly demonstrate the impact...

April 24, 2023
Feature Spotlight: Context Company Analytics

Feature Spotlight: Context Company Analytics

This post was originally published in April 2020 and was updated in April 2023. Pull together valuable data to better understand clients and offer unprecedented insights. It’s no secret that legal analytics resources are becoming ingrained in seemingly all aspects of the legal profession. And if you work with business entities/companies in your practice (negotiating, litigating, etc.) you’re not excluded...

April 21, 2023
Feature Spotlight: Four Lexis® Case Visualization Tools

Feature Spotlight: Four Lexis® Case Visualization Tools

This post was originally published in May 2020 and updated in April 2023. Remember those comic book superheroes with X-ray vision? Well, the Lexis service doesn’t give you capabilities that powerful (yet!), but it does have some handy online legal research tools that are pretty darn close. And just like X-ray vision, these visualization tools help you find things that were previously hidden. In this context...

April 19, 2023
Feature Spotlight: Experience Brief Analysis on Lexis+®

Feature Spotlight: Experience Brief Analysis on Lexis+®

This post was originally published in October 2020 and was updated in April 2023. Drag and Drop Your Way to Stronger Legal Strategies When Lexis+ ® launched, it did so with a host of innovative online legal research tools—the most anticipated of which is Brief Analysis . It delivers powerful legal insight by analyzing legal briefs (yours or your opponent’s) almost automatically. The result is a dashboard...

April 18, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis Medical Navigator®

Product Spotlight: Lexis Medical Navigator®

This post was originally published in July 2019 and was updated in April 2023. Do you handle a lot of cases with complex medical issues? Lexis Medical Navigator ® helps you master the medical facets while you search the law. It’s an all-in-one medical and legal research tool that can help you simplify intricate medical cases. Lexis Medical Navigator features a single, interactive dashboard where you can...

April 18, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis® for Microsoft® Office

Product Spotlight: Lexis® for Microsoft® Office

This post was originally published in September 2019 and was updated in April 2023. Strong writing skills are an essential part of a lawyer’s legal toolbox, which is why most law schools’ core curriculum includes legal drafting classes. But being a talented writer isn’t enough anymore; attorneys must also be efficient. Many legal professionals spend hours of their valuable time drafting and proofreading...

April 17, 2023
Product Spotlight: The Lexis® Service

Product Spotlight: The Lexis® Service

This post was originally published in April 2019 and was updated in April 2023. It’s critical to use the right online legal research tools to help you conduct thorough legal analysis, answer legal questions and increase productivity. But what tools work best for lawyers? Using the advance search engine technology offered by the Lexis ® service , along with its extensive online legal library of case law,...

April 13, 2023
Feature Spotlight: Practical Guidance® Tax

Feature Spotlight: Practical Guidance® Tax

This post was originally published in June 2020 and updated in April 2023. It’s no secret that tax law is constantly in flux. And every election cycle brings potential changes to federal, state, and local tax codes. To further complicate things, external pressures (like recessions and pandemics) tend to amplify calls for tax reform. So, how does a hard-working tax law attorney stay on top of it all? To help...

April 12, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis+® for Transactional Attorneys

Product Spotlight: Lexis+® for Transactional Attorneys

This post was originally published in September 2020 and was updated in April 2023. Transactional lawyers spend a significant amount of their time advocating for, negotiating, and structuring deals on behalf of their clients. By relying on artificial intelligence and technology, the time required for performing due diligence, background research, and other tasks can be streamlined while improving transaction outcomes—and...

April 12, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis+® – A New Experience for Litigators

Product Spotlight: Lexis+® – A New Experience for Litigators

This post was originally published in September 2020 and was updated in April 2023. When it comes to being efficient with time and resources, litigators from small law firms must generally be a bit more adaptive than those from larger firms. For this reason, small law firm litigators are no strangers to AI and machine learning. Why? Because many of them operate solo or with minimal staff, so they must rely heavily on...

April 11, 2023
Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Product Liability Navigator

Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Product Liability Navigator

This post was originally published in June 2020 and was updated in April 2023. Powerful Online Legal Research for Product Liability Cases Picture this: your law firm is presented with a potential product liability case. First, you’ve got to spend hours researching to see if there’s a viable claim to build on. Then, you’ve got to dedicate time to scour previous verdict and settlement data on similar...

April 06, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis Practical Guidance®

Product Spotlight: Lexis Practical Guidance®

This post was originally published in August 2019 and was updated in April 2023. Tackle more work using the know-how found in the Lexis ® Practical Guidance service. Rely on guidance, checklists, and annotated forms from experienced attorney authors to quickly complete tasks or get up to speed on a new practice area. These resources can help you gain a deeper understanding of a range of legal topics, so you can...

April 05, 2023
Product Spotlight: CourtLink®

Product Spotlight: CourtLink®

This post was originally published in October 2019 and was updated on March 2024. You rely on court dockets, complaints and other vital court records to fuel your legal strategy. That’s why having Lexis ® CourtLink supplying docket coverage data can be a powerful asset for your law firm. Put simply, Lexis CourtLink plugs you into the industry’s largest collection of dockets and documents—millions...

April 04, 2023
Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Public Records

Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Public Records

This post was originally published in November 2019 and was updated on April 4, 2023. Whether you’re beginning a background investigation on a particular person or doing your due diligence for a potential business acquisition, every investigation relies on access to the right information. LexisNexis ® plugs you into a massive library of billions of public records, from thousands of sources. All told it’s...

April 03, 2023
Product Spotlight: Lexis+®

Product Spotlight: Lexis+®

This post was originally published in September 2020 and was updated on November 20, 2023. The next leap in LexisNexis® research solutions, Lexis+ ® , is a one-of-a-kind integrated legal research solution to take your case analysis from start to finish. The Lexis+ service builds on the existing Lexis ® platform, giving lawyers access to a massive collection of online legal research capabilities, practical...

March 31, 2023
Product Spotlight: Shepard’s® Citations Service

Product Spotlight: Shepard’s® Citations Service

This post was originally published in January 2020 and was updated in March 2023. When citing a case to point to precedent in your favor, relying on good law is critically important. That’s what makes Shepard’s ® Citations Service so valuable. Through an intuitive citation symbols and notes format, it’s a powerful legal citation tool that can help attorneys build stronger strategies. Lawyers...

March 30, 2023
Product Spotlight: Context

Product Spotlight: Context

This post was originally published in August 2019 and was updated in March 2023. Build Your Legal Strategy with Powerful Predictive Data Analytics The science of business analytics has had a major impact on the way lawyers approach their legal work. Through data-driven technologies, savvy legal teams can glean insight and give themselves a significant advantage in the courtroom. Never heard of legal analytics? Here’s...

March 16, 2023
Spot Unfavorable Authority: An Attorney’s Guide to AI-Powered Legal Document Review

Spot Unfavorable Authority: An Attorney’s Guide to AI-Powered Legal Document Review

Summary: What is Brief Analysis? Flagging Favorable/Unfavorable Case Authority Try AI-Powered Legal Document Review If you're a litigator, this problem might sound familiar: You have a long list of things to do, but you lost hours of valuable time reading through cases to find one that adequately supports your position — or perhaps that contradicts your opponent’s position. This issue can...