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October 30, 2020
Enhancing Efficiency to Drive Results

Enhancing Efficiency to Drive Results

An Integrated Experience Allows Focus on High-Impact Legal Work Lawyers face tremendous pressure to generate positive client outcomes in the most efficient, cost-effective manner possible. Moreover, as legal technology — driven by artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning — continues to disrupt the business and practice of law, the stakes have never been higher. Lawyer productivity, measured by the...

October 29, 2020
Simplicity in a New Era of Legal Research

Simplicity in a New Era of Legal Research

A Modern User Experience Drives Speed and Clarity The early days of the ubiquitous internet search were a far cry from the study in simplicity and ease of use that Google, which has been dominant in the space for decades, built its entire business model upon. Developers at Google knew that people wanted one thing when they visited the website — information — and the company’s visually appealing, pared...

October 20, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Experience Brief Analysis on Lexis+™

Feature Spotlight: Experience Brief Analysis on Lexis+™

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-style report from which you’re able to craft stronger legal strategies...

September 15, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Lexis+™ – A New Experience for Litigators

Feature Spotlight: Lexis+™ – A New Experience for Litigators

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 those tools to propel them through arduous, time-consuming pre-trial phases like discovery...

September 15, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Lexis+™ for Transactional Attorneys

Feature Spotlight: Lexis+™ for Transactional Attorneys

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 resources, the time required for performing due diligence, background research and other tasks can be streamlined while improving transaction outcomes—and enabling increased interaction with clients and greater focus on higher...

September 14, 2020
Product Spotlight: Lexis+™

Product Spotlight: Lexis+™

Signaling the next evolutionary leap in LexisNexis ® research solutions, Lexis+™ fuses powerful legal research tools, legal analytics, brief analysis and practical guidance into a single, user-friendly interface. Read as Lexis Plus, the Lexis+ service builds on the trusted Lexis ® platform, giving lawyers access to a massive online law library, plus powerful case law and legal research capabilities to better...

June 29, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Practical Guidance® Tax

Feature Spotlight: Practical Guidance® Tax

Fuel Your Tax Law Practice with Vital Practical Guidance and a Trove of Legal Resources. 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 like you stay on top...

June 15, 2020
Product Spotlight: Lexis Product Liability Navigator™

Product Spotlight: Lexis Product Liability Navigator™

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 product liability claim to build on. Then, you’ve got to dedicate time to scour previous verdict and settlement data on similar cases to see if it makes financial sense to pursue that claim...

May 13, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Highlight and Annotate Lexis® Results

Feature Spotlight: Highlight and Annotate Lexis® Results

Were you the 1L with six different highlighters…like, yellow for holdings, green for facts, pink for dissents? Did you tend to jot down important notes in the margins? Flash forward 15 years, and you probably still highlight and annotate key passages in documents to jog your memory, jumpstart drafting and share insights with colleagues. You can keep pulling out those highlighters—but that can be pretty...

May 06, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Four Lexis® Case Visualization Tools

Feature Spotlight: Four Lexis® Case Visualization Tools

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, “visualization” means taking huge amounts of data and representing...

April 29, 2020
Feature Spotlight: Context Company Analytics

Feature Spotlight: Context Company Analytics

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. Check out this enhancement to Context , an already-handy analytics tool for lawyers...

March 18, 2020
Resource Spotlight: Free COVID-19 Webinar & Resource Kit

Resource Spotlight: Free COVID-19 Webinar & Resource Kit

While the full legal repercussions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic are not yet clear, LexisNexis ® has compiled several resources to help you navigate this crisis. A three-part webinar was held in March 2020: Managing COVID-19: Critical Legal Issues for U.S. Businesses & Their Counsel, A Free Three-Part Series by LexisNexis & BakerHostetler. Though the webinar series is now over, you can still watch...

January 10, 2020
Product Spotlight: Shepard’s® Citations Service

Product Spotlight: Shepard’s® Citations Service

When citing another 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 rely on Shepard’s in the course of their legal research to help them build and...

December 11, 2019
Feature Spotlight: The Lexis® Immigration Practice Center

Feature Spotlight: The Lexis® Immigration Practice Center

How Does It Compare to Immigration Law Resources from the American Immigration Lawyers Association? Membership in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA ® ) provides a wealth of legal content to attorneys researching and preparing immigration cases—but there are several key areas in which the Lexis Advance service outshines those AILA resources.* In fact, there’s an entire Immigration Practice...

November 22, 2019
Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Public Records

Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Public Records

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 upon billions of public records, from thousands of sources. All told, it’s over six petabytes of data. To put that in perspective, six petabytes roughly...

November 11, 2019
Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer

Product Spotlight: LexisNexis® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer

You can put away the crystal ball and tea leaves—the LexisNexis ® Verdict & Settlement Analyzer uses innovative analytics tools to help attorneys make data-driven decisions about their case. For instance, by analyzing stats like possible award outcomes and how long it took for similar cases to reach a decision, you can calculate if it makes financial sense for you to take on a new case. That can be pretty...

October 24, 2019
Product Spotlight: Lexis® Tax

Product Spotlight: Lexis® Tax

Paying taxes 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 is tailor-made for lawyers who focus on tax law. Whether you’re a tax specialist in a larger firm or a solo in a boutique...

October 04, 2019
Product Spotlight: Lexis® CourtLink®

Product Spotlight: Lexis® CourtLink®

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 upon millions of them, with thousands more added each week.* Powerful Court Records...

September 20, 2019
Product Spotlight: Lexis® for Microsoft® Office

Product Spotlight: Lexis® for Microsoft® Office

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 legal documents—often performing tedious, routine tasks. What if there...

September 18, 2019
Feature Spotlight: How to Buy Lexis, Lexis+ or Lexis+ General Counsel Suite Online

Feature Spotlight: How to Buy Lexis, Lexis+ or Lexis+ General Counsel Suite Online

Online shopping is pretty amazing. How else can you buy a waffle iron, jumper cables and an iguana leash in the comfort of your pajamas? Well, now online shopping is even better. In-house counsel and lawyers in one- to two-attorney firms can enjoy that same convenience when buying the Lexis ® , Lexis+ ® * and Lexis+ ® General Counsel Suite† services online. Insight, convenience and efficiency are...

August 15, 2019
Product Spotlight: Lexis Practical Guidance®

Product Spotlight: Lexis Practical Guidance®

Get a Head Start on Your Work with Valuable Legal Guidance 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. 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. You may recall an earlier article on Lexis ® Legal...

August 01, 2019
Product Spotlight: Context

Product Spotlight: Context

Build Your Legal Strategy with Powerful 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 a good primer along with a handy list of Eight Legal Analytics Terms You Should Know...

July 27, 2019
Product Spotlight Video: A Guided Demo of Lexis Medical Navigator®

Product Spotlight Video: A Guided Demo of Lexis Medical Navigator®

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. Want to see for yourself with a one-on-one demo? Click here . You can scour over one thousand Elsevier® full-text medical journals and over ten thousand Netter...

April 15, 2019
Product Spotlight: The Lexis® Service

Product Spotlight: The Lexis® Service

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? By relying on the massive LexisNexis ® online legal library of case law, you can use the powerful search engine technology within the Lexis ® service to scour primary sources like case law and statutes, plus authoritative...