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Product Spotlight: Lexis Practical Guidance®

April 06, 2023 (2 min read)

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 cover more ground and secure more clients.

Expand Your Knowledge Base

Get up to speed fast on new or rapidly developing areas of practice, helping you say yes to more new clients—and keep established clients satisfied with your service. With practice notes and checklists from practicing attorneys, you can be confident you haven't missed anything regardless of the practice area. Practice with confidence knowing Practical Guidance content is up-to-date and compliant with your jurisdiction's laws. 

Increase Your Efficiency

With sample forms and agreements, alternative clauses, and handy checklists, Practical Guidance can save you hours of research and writing time—so you can turn the focus back on your legal work.

Get drafting notes and alternative clauses to guide your drafting and customize your documents. Integrated with Lexis+, you can find the correct statute or court rules to reference as you draft, all within Practical Guidance. 

Learn from Your Peers

Get advice from the authorities of today. Practical Guidance delivers insight from more than a thousand legal authors—click here to see who they are. The content is vetted and curated with attorneys like you in mind, to help you handle legal matters with confidence.

Navigate by Practice Area

You can find what you’re looking for quickly because the valuable resources within Practical Guidance are broken into intuitive practice areas. There are over 20 practice areas already, with more on the horizon. They cover a range of topics, from bankruptcy and litigation to insurance and tax and many others that are well-suited to specialized legal firms. Each practice area is divided into topics and tasks to help you easily find what you're looking for or uncover guidance you didn't know you needed. 


Practical Guidance is more than just documents. Built-in tools help you streamline your research and handle the how-to for your case. From State Law Comparison and Legal Developments, you can stay on top of what's changed and what you need to know as you plan your case. Market Standards combines deal data to give attorneys a data-drive edge in negotiation and contract drafting. 


Practical Guidance can help you enhance and grow your practice. With practice notes, templates, and checklists authored by practicing attorneys, you'll be prepared to take whatever walks through your door. And Practical Guidance documents are always up-to-date! See what's new on Practical Guidance or try it for yourself. 

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