Lexis Advance allows me to create topic or issue folders, where I can quickly place pertinent research documents. I can also draft brief notations alongside the document identiﬁer which reminds me later of the important information contained therein and the exact location within the document to look. This helps focus my collection of research for later drafting.
Secondary sources on Lexis Advance are far more superior and relevant than what many of the other provider have available.
The combination of timeline and subject matter search tools, Shepard’s functions and folders makes it easier to identify and save issue-related precedents.
With Lexis Advance®, I am able to access relevant cases anywhere: while sitting in the courtroom during a trial or while away from my desk. It has been very helpful to have this resource at my fingertips no matter where I am.
Lexis Advance has broadened the scope of law available to both me and my clients. It has also allowed me to have more time for other non-research-related tasks which are essential to being a lawyer.
While at mediation or away from the office, I am able to quickly access legal research from my smartphone with Lexis Advance.
In Lexis Advance, it is pretty easy to find the matter one is looking for. I like that you don’t have to be as precise with search terms as you do with lexis.com.
Lexis Advance has given me the ability to dispense advice with more certainty and to obtain an answer more quickly. It has allowed me to research relevant laws and regulations so I can provide sound legal counsel.
Lexis Advance is able to give faster, yet more in-depth answers to problems that I need to solve in real-time.
The search features allow us to easily and efﬁciently ﬁnd the information we need. The features on Lexis Advance are intuitive and make it easy for even the newest member of your team to ﬁnd relevant information.
I use Lexis Advance to search legal issues and track legislative progress through alerts. There was a piece of proposed legislation in Ohio that came out that could have had devastating impacts to our business model. Through the alerts, we were able to get our lobbyist involved and removed sections that were problematic and replaced them with more reasonable protections.
We are a small law department with limited resources in our legal budget. To the extent that our in-house lawyers can handle research and tasks that otherwise would go to outside counsel, Lexis Advance® is a huge advantage in cost savings. I only wish Lexis Advance could add hours to the day!
Lexis Advance has offered competitive content collection at a superior price point. This has ensured that legal and public records research are available in my practice as a Public Defender.
I graduated from law school less than 5 years ago. I do not believe I could go back to book research for each case that I am looking for. Lexis Advance will have saved me hundreds of hours of research in my legal career.
Lexis Advance® has made it much easier and faster to find relevant cases day in and day out. I like the ease of getting in and out and the freedom to use natural language in my search for cases and statutes to support the decisions I have to make for clients everyday.
Thanks to Lexis Advance, I can ensure that case citations in the briefs I am reviewing are accurate within their contexts. Keeping a trail of my research also helps me to keep organized and check back to lingering questions I came across at a previous time.
Lexis Advance has allowed us to get federal and state precedent without jumping through hoops.
The greatest advantage of using Lexis Advance® is that no costs are incurred until a document is located and accessed. That one point has eliminated the fear of overcharges, therefore, usage is up.
Lexis Advance helps us control all aspects of our work processes through its integration with other LexisNexis products. We can easily and quickly search for cases, phrases, etc. to find the information we need in addition to information we didn't know we needed.
Shepard’s Citation Service on Lexis Advance is extremely helpful when researching a certain case or issue. Often, a judge will have me look up and print a certain case citation. I can now tell him about the history of the case because of the Shepard’s tools.
I often write appellate briefs. Typically I will have 2-3, sometimes 5-6 appellate issues. I can do research and save these important searches in folders, a feature that I have found to be invaluable. I also very much appreciate the keeping of boolean search terms because I am familiar with these and prefer this to intuitive language searching.
Since I’m an information professional and not an attorney, I will state that the firm often needs to find expert witnesses residing in specific states. LexisNexis points us directly to that while the competitor counted testimony in a state rather than residency. That one difference saves time in searches.
Lexis Advance® is a great way to start a legal research project, with the ability to see all relevant content in various areas and narrow down accordingly. I don’t worry about missing content in a file I didn’t think to use. Easy to store information in a logical way in folders for later use.
Lexis Advance has given me the capability to efficiently produce well-researched legal briefs, especially through the use of folders and case annotations.
I feel Lexis Advance offers a superior technology platform to its competitors. In particular, the iPad software is a clear leader.
Lexis Advance is updated so quickly. Once I was going to file a pleading – before I did, I double-checked the citations. One had just been struck down that very morning. Let me tell you that was unnerving!
I use the Alert feature to follow particular areas of law that allow me to stay updated on the most recent cases so that I can remain on top of those areas. Being able to relay very recent cases of interest is impressive to clients, co-workers, and more importantly supervisors.
By using Lexis Advance I am able to do a thorough search. For example, when I am searching, I can choose what area I need information on and get result for that specific search. I personally think that it is more user friendly.
The searching is more intuitive and less cumbersome than Westlaw, which saves me time and makes my legal research more efficient.
The public records search has had the biggest impact for me as a litigator. I do a public records search on every person before I file a law suit and before I take their deposition. It has helped me to discover information that proved to be invaluable.
I have used Lexis Advance to grow my practice into Family Law since I do not have as much experience in that area.