Differences that Deliver
for Attorneys in Pennsylvania

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Start with more Pennsylvania case law summaries …

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LexisNexis has nearly 25% more trial court orders in Pennsylvania than Westlaw®.* LexisNexis gets Pennsylvania cases online faster than Westlaw over 85% of the time.*

In addition, LexisNexis offers 4 sets of municipal codes from Pennsylvania, while Westlaw offers no Pennsylvania municipal codes.*

The Public Utilities Reports (PUR) are exclusive to the LexisNexis services. With its synopses and headnotes, PUR has become the “gold standard” for attorneys practicing in the areas of energy, utilities or telecommunications law.

Analyze this—expert treatises and practice guides

Get straight to the point with expert insight and timesaving forms. Access proven practice guides written by Pennsylvania practitioners, as well as vital titles such as Ohlbaum on the Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence, Pennsylvania Civil Practice, Pennsylvania Transaction Guide and more.


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

Do you take the case or pass? Compared to Westlaw, LexisNexis has 75% more Pennsylvania verdicts and settlements* to help you better assess case value and limit your risk of exposure. Plus, get verdict and settlement content from Pennsylvania Jury Verdict Review & Analysis.

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

Stay current with must-have state news sources … and over 26,000 regional and national sources.

Connect people, property and businesses with unrivaled public records

Locate elusive parties, research business records and identify assets in Pennsylvania 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 Professional License records are more current and updated more frequently than Westlaw for Pennsylvania.*
  • LexisNexis UCC filings go back further, cover a wider range of time, and are updated more frequently than Westlaw for Pennsylvania.*
  • LexisNexis State Criminal Court records go back further and cover a wider range of time than Westlaw for Pennsylvania.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Deeds and Mortgages go back further and cover a wider range of time than Westlaw in 78% of Pennsylvania counties.*
  • LexisNexis Real Property Tax Assessors records are updated more frequently than Westlaw in 100% of counties in Pennsylvania.*

Pennsylvania practical guidance—backed by Pennsylvania attorney authors

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

You’ll find practical guidance written by Pennsylvania’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.