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LexisNexis Adds California Practice Materials from Continuing Education of the Bar to Lexis Advance

Addition further expands California legal content offering from LexisNexis; spans multiple practice areas including criminal, civil, family and real estate law

January 11, 2018 — NEW YORK, NY AND OAKLAND, CA, – LexisNexis Legal & Professional today announced a new alliance with Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) to license CEB content and expand the vast collection of legal documents and resources available through Lexis Advance® with additional trusted California content.

As part of the licensing agreement, Lexis Advance now offers users a selection of 16 CEB practice titles and forms manuals. Authored by experienced California attorneys and judges, the publications provide authoritative, practical guidance to help inform legal strategy and ease workflow. The combination of this collection with the technology, tools and content of Lexis Advance offers California-based attorneys, and those serving California clients, a quick and dependable starting point for legal research.

“Our goal is to offer our customers the best possible collection of jurisdictional and practice area resources,” said Rachel Travers, vice president of Lexis Practice Advisor and analytical for the North American Research Solutions business at LexisNexis. “The addition of content from CEB complements our Matthew Bender® Practice Guides and other exclusive California resources extremely well to provide our California-based lawyers and those serving California clients with a deep and comprehensive offering across all California practice areas. This collection is an essential resource for California legal matters—and truly exemplifies our commitment to delivering real content advantages to our users.”

“We’re excited to bring CEB’s trusted resources for fast, relevant, and practical legal guidance to the Lexis Advance platform and to LexisNexis customers,” said Kelly Lake, executive director of CEB. “California law is highly specific and often complicated to navigate. Our titles empower legal professionals to practice confidently, work efficiently and get the best results for clients.”

CEB’s practice materials are offered as a complete set to Lexis Advance users. The titles encompass a range of practice areas and topics including:

  • California Criminal Law Forms Manual
  • Marital Settlement and Other Family Law Agreements
  • California Child Custody Litigation and Practice
  • California Child and Spousal Support: Establishing, Modifying and Enforcing
  • California Civil Discovery Practice
  • California Civil Procedure Before Trial
  • California Civil Litigation Forms Manual
  • California Attorney’s Guide to Damages
  • Counseling California Corporations
  • California Business Litigation
  • California Trial Practice: Civil Procedure During Trial
  • California Tort Guide
  • California Mortgages, Deeds of Trust, and Foreclosure Litigation
  • California Real Property Practice Forms Manual
  • California Real Property Remedies and Damages
  • California Eviction Defense Manual

These trusted titles from CEB join more than 60,000 legal, news and public records sources available from LexisNexis. Specific to California, this includes 15 California Matthew Bender Practice Guides, the Lexis Practice Advisor California Business & Commercial module, “gold standard” Public Utilities Reports (PUR) synopses and headnotes, an unmatched set of verdicts and settlements, more than 200 sets of municipal codes, and court-tested analysis in scores of treatises written by California attorneys, as well as timesaving forms—all tailor-made for the distinct needs of California attorneys. LexisNexis is also the official publisher of the California Reports and California Appellate Reports case reporters, and Judicial Council Civil (CACI) and Criminal (CALCRIM) Jury Instructions.

Founded in 1947 to help WWII veterans returning home to resume the practice of law, CEB supports the University of California’s education and public service mission by providing California lawyers with high-quality, California-specific legal solutions.

About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help professional customers make more informed decisions, increase productivity and serve their clients better. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.

About Continuing Education of the Bar
Continuing Education of the Bar is the premier source of California legal research, guidance, and continuing education for all California lawyers, from solo practitioners to AmLAW 100 firms. Its print and digital resources, including OnLaw®, are renowned for their authoritative content and feature expert step-by-step guidance from experienced California lawyers and judges. CEB was founded in 1947, as a program of the University of California and is the state’s first CLE provider. To find more information about how CEB makes legal research as efficient and accurate as possible, visit

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