Training

Prepare to Practice Webinars

Quickly get up to speed with the common research tasks associated with a practice area. The LexisNexis Prepare to Practice webinar series provides convenient access to practice area research instruction from experts in each field. Watch the recording from prior webinars and register for upcoming ones below. You can also test your knowledge of the common research tasks for each practice area through a short skills quiz ...

Legal Research Certification for Law Students

Legal employers expect you to have certain skills. Online legal research is one of them. The LexisNexis Certification program is an excellent way to prove you can perform online legal research efficiently and effectively. Started with Proficiency Certification to reinforce the research lessons you learned in your law school research and writing class. Next, complete Practice-Ready Certification to learn the practical ...

Key Secondary Sources by Practice Area

Lexis+™ provides faculty, students and practitioners exclusive access to leading practice area resources, such as Matthew Bender® treatises and Practice Centers. Matthew Bender court cited treatises are authoritative, comprehensive, key resources that can help you research more effectively in a practice area. Matthew Bender treatises provide expertise and help students build confidence in their practice area ...

Lexis+ Basics

Watch the videos below to get a quick orientation to Lexis+. The modern interface is clean and intuitive. You will want to learn the basics to ensure you have the know how to complete your legal research confidently. Introduction to Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Navigation on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Legal Research on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video ...

Lexis+ Searching, Reviewing and Saving Results

Lexis+ offers multiple options for searching the world-class legal, business and news content from LexisNexis. Learn the best ways to search and review your results. Once you find the content you need do not forget to save it in a Lexis+ folder. Search Techniques on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Search Tree on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Search Term Maps on Lexis+ ...

Lexis+ Case Law Research and Brief Analysis

You always need to find the best cases to ensure you are citing the strongest authority in your memos and briefs. Use the visualization, editorial and analysis tools only available on Lexis+ to find the most influential cases and to check your brief. Ravel View on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Shepard’s At Risk on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Brief Analysis on Lexis ...

Lexis+ AI and Practical Guidance

Do not get stuck, get help from Lexis+. The AI behind Lexis Answers will help you find the answers to common legal questions. Practical Guidance will help you find the answers to the more complex, practice area specific questions you encounter. Lexis Answers on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video) Practical Guidance on Lexis+ (Please visit the site to view this video)

Lexis+ Reference Guides

The reference guides below help you complete common law school tasks with Lexis+. See what makes Lexis+ the most advanced research system for law students and lawyers. You will get concise instructions for comprehensive research and validation. Rese...

Class & Exam Prep

The Best Way To Prepare For a Law School Class

You will spend a majority of your first year of law school preparing for class. It is a seemingly endless task that will define your success as a law student and a lawyer. The volume of daily work requires you to be efficient and comprehensive at t...

Learn Civ. Pro. From The Recognized Expert

Civil Procedure is a law school class like no other. You will learn about jurisdiction which is the power of the court to hear an issue. How to select the proper court for the issue – venue. What you must do to put a case at issue –...

Essential Law School Skill: How To Answer A Professor’s Questions

You want to be ready when you’re cold called by your professor. Not only do you need to have the correct information, you need to know how to answer confidently. Follow the steps outlined in the video below to ensure your answers hit the mark ...

Essential Law School Skill: How To Brief A Case For Class

No skill is more important to a law school student (or a lawyer) than being able to confidently spot legal issues. You’ll learn this skill through the cases you review in your daily classes. The volume of reading you’ll be doing each ...

Free BARBRI Outlines for Class Preparation

You will not miss important points of law with these law school outlines The hardest part about preparing for law school exams is the outlining. Your law school outlines need to cover all the important points of law, elements of legal analysis, and c...

Running the Marathon of Law School Infographic

Have you ever heard someone describe law school as a marathon? The law school journey, which begins during your first year, varies each year as you move towards graduation. Your 1L year, or first year, is a trial by fire where you&rsq...

Career Help

Legal Resume and Interview Tips from a Top Legal Recruiter

Make a great impression and stand apart from the crowd with these resume and interview tips. Applying for legal positions? Leverage your strengths, make a great impression, and stand apart from the crowd with these resume and interview tips from T...

Apps & Tools

Law360 and Law360 Pulse Legal News Services

Law360 is a daily current awareness tool for attorneys and business leaders at law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Law360 publishes breaking news and analysis, with a particular focus on high-stakes litigation, legislation, regulation, and corporate transactions across more than 50 practice area, industry, and state sections. Law360 Pulse combines Law360's award-winning journalism with powerful data ...

Check Your Work While You Write With Lexis for Microsoft Office

Drafting a brief or other legal memorandum is an exacting process. You do not want to finish your draft then learn you are missing important sources or using invalid authority. It could affect your entire argument. Lexis for Microsoft Office integra...