Differences that Deliver
for Michigan


Your Michigan practice made easier

The LexisNexis® services deliver the superior content, products and support Michigan attorneys like you rely upon daily.

  • Get must-have Michigan content
    Be confident that our primary law materials, secondary sources, news and public records will help you work faster and better.
  • Get more Michigan exclusives
    Exclusive Matthew Bender® treatises include sources specific to Michigan and the surrounding states.
  • Get there in just one click
    The Michigan Practice Center on the Lexis Advance® service offers all your go-to sources on one page as soon as you sign in.



Start with extensive state and local primary law content

LexisNexis® has 141 more years of Michigan Attorney General Opinions than Westlaw®.* LexisNexis also offers 293 municipal codes from Michigan, while Westlaw offers none.*

Analyze this—expert treatises and practice guides

Get straight to the point with expert insight and timesaving forms. Access proven practice guides written by Michigan practitioners. Explore legal issues and trends discussed in law reviews from across the state.


Enjoy 20/20 foresight with access to more verdicts & settlements

Do you take the case or pass? Compared to Westlaw, LexisNexis has 157 percent more Michigan verdicts and settlements* to help you better assess case value and limit your risk of exposure.

Get the facts fast from our unmatched news and legal news collection

Stay current with must-have state news sources like Michigan Lawyers Weekly… and over 26,000 regional, national and international sources.

No other provider even comes close to our depth and breadth of news content.

Connect people, property and businesses with unrivaled public records

Locate elusive parties, research business records and identify assets in Michigan with our frequently updated collection of public records. We have 65 billion public records … and counting.

See how our public records collection stacks up to Westlaw*:

  • LexisNexis UCC filings are updated daily for Michigan, while Westlaw only updates them once a month.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Deeds and Mortgages go back further than Westlaw in 82% of Michigan counties.*
  • LexisNexis State Criminal Court records cover a wider range of time than Westlaw for Michigan.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Tax Assessors records are updated more frequently than Westlaw in 100% of counties in Michigan.*
  • LexisNexis Professional Licenses are more current than Westlaw for Michigan.*

Michigan practical guidance—backed by Michigan attorney authors

Lexis Practice Advisor® Michigan Practice is a beginning-to-end, practical guidance resource that provides comprehensive coverage of Michigan’s key practice areas.

You’ll find practical guidance written by Michigan’s foremost practicing attorney-authors, as well as forms and the information you need to succeed at each stage of your Pennsylvania matter.

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*Comparison data based on information available as of September and October 2017.

Due to the nature and origin of public record information, the public records and commercially available data sources used in reports may contain errors. The LexisNexis Public Records services are not provided by “consumer reporting agencies,” as that term is defined in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (15 U.S.C. §, et seq.) (“FCRA”) and do not constitute “consumer reports,” as that term is defined in the FCRA. Accordingly, these LexisNexis services may not be used in whole or in part as a factor in determining eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or another eligibility purpose in connection with which a consumer report may be used under the FCRA.