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    • 3 Aug 2011

    How Do I: Efficiently Track Billable Hours

    For most attorneys in private practice, billable hours is what we have to show for our efforts. Most of us are saddled with either billable hour "requirements," "expectations," or "aspirations." The bottom line is that our employer expects us to be a profit center in addition to being an effective lawyer. With that in mind, let's go over some tips for effective billing, keeping in mind...
    • 20 May 2011

    How Do I: Compare legislation and regulations from all 50 states

    50 State Legislative Surveys How often do you have to compare the laws of multiple states regarding a specific topic--possibly even all 50 states? Wouldn't it be nice if you could perform this task quickly without extensive research? Now you can! LexisNexis® 50 State Surveys of Statutes and Regulations enable you to view the general statutory and regulatory provisions covering a designated topic for all 50 states...
    • 11 May 2011

    How do I: Respond to a Complaint in a Patent Infringement Suit in a Federal Court

    By Lester Horwitz and Ethan Horwitz This chapter from Patent Litigation: Procedures and Tactics addresses the procedure for responding to a complaint in a patent infringement suit in a federal court. The chapter is devoted primarily to the procedural aspects of the first responsive appearance. The chapter first considers the manner of response, which is governed by Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The...
    • 11 Apr 2011

    How Do I: Keep up on Legislation, Regulations and Government Issues

    State Net is the nation's leading source of state legislative and regulatory content for all states within the United States. State Net daily monitors every bill in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and the United States Congress - as well as every state agency regulation. Virtually all of the information about individual bills and their progress through legislatures is online within 24 hours of public availability...
    • 23 Mar 2011

    Understanding Copyright Law

    LexisNexis has added the Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. to its collection of intellectual property law reviews. Each issue includes a combination of theoretical articles, notes and summaries of legislative and administrative developments, plus news of important court decisions throughout the world. The Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA) is dedicated to advancing the study of copyright law and related...
    • 1 Mar 2011

    Free Sample Document: Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support

    To view the free sample of this summary judgment motion that was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, click the link below. Registration is required, but it's free and easy! Follow this link to Register . Lexis.com features a collection of briefs and motions from both federal and state jurisdictions, including the U.S. Supreme Court, Court of Federal Claims, all federal...
    • 1 Mar 2011

    Sample Motion for Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support

    To view the free sample of this summary judgment motion that was filed in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, click the link below. Registration is required, but it's free and easy! Follow this link to Register . Lexis.com features a collection of briefs and motions from both federal and state jurisdictions, including the U.S. Supreme Court, Court of Federal Claims, all federal...
    • 16 Feb 2011

    Modern Estate Planning

    Would you like to expand your knowledge of Estate Planning, Estate and Gift Taxes and Property Transfers? Modern Estate Planning is a comprehensive treatise covering estate, gift, income and generation-skipping transfer taxation. It guides the practitioner through the issues and challenges in advising a wide range of clients. The 5 volumes cover three distinct areas of estate planning: estate planning principles (Vols...
    • 16 Feb 2011

    Research Help: How to Research Administrative Law

    Administrative Law targets legislation and other government actions involving delegation of authority to government departments and agencies. The scope includes rulemaking processes, judicial review of agency decisions and the disclosure of governmental information. Find Sources To find administrative law sources for your state, follow these steps: Enter your state in the Keyword box Select "Administrative...
    • 26 Jan 2011

    Related Content Makes Your Research Simpler

    Related Content is a new feature at lexis.com® that surfaces relevant related content for case-law searches with convenient links to additional information and insight about the case. Related Content eliminates the need to conduct additional searches without changing the way a researcher searches lexis.com today. This feature allows the researcher to more fully understand the impact of the case, the arguments to support...
    • 26 Jan 2011

    Automated Legal Forms Put Accurate, Signature-ready Legal Forms at Your Fingertips

    LexisNexis® Automated Forms uses HotDocs® software to put accurate, signature-ready legal forms at your fingertips in minutes. You'll find thousands of official and approved legal forms, as well as forms from the extensive Matthew Bender® collection. Interactive templates ask you vital questions and use your answers to create a customized form-complete with grammatically correct pronouns and verbs and...
    • 26 Jan 2011

    Shepard’s® Citations Service: Now with Enhanced Statutes Reports

    Validate your research more quickly and completely with Shepard's® Citations Service, the premier citation service, available exclusively from LexisNexis®. Shepard's helps you easily confirm that your caselaw citations are still good law. Shepard's can also identify citing cases that discuss specific issues of interest. Shepard's Alert® can help you monitor your cases and alert you to changes...
    • 15 Jul 2010

    Gain More Control over Every Stage of Litigation--Including Costs

    In today's challenging economic climate, it's more important than ever to find opportunities to reduce costs. If your company is involved in litigation, now there's a new system that helps you control costs at every stage of the litigation lifecycle-from case evaluation and budgeting to overall case management, staffing, discovery, preparing motions, trial and reporting. Attend this 20-minute Webinar and...
    • 15 Jul 2010

    A Guide to Lexis Resources for Getting a Great Job

    LexisNexis can help you when you are looking for your first job in the legal profession. Stand out above the other candidates, connect with legal professionals and find the research and information you need to prepare for your interviews. Click here for full Guide to Landing a Great Job!
    • 14 Jul 2010

    Finding Your Law Review or Journal Topic FIRST

    Completing your law review or journal article can take a majority of the semester, so finding a topic that holds your attention is crucial. Avoid last-minute decisions and the possibility of choosing the same topic as a peer by attending a special summer web seminar just for law review and journal students. Heather Whyte-Kattas, a former Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Journal of Gender and the Law and the Senior Account...
    • 14 Jul 2010

    Find "Good Law" Using Shepard's Citation Service

    Find the "Good Law" with the Shepard's ® Citations Service View Previously Recorded Webinar
    • 13 Jul 2010

    Shepardizing Your Research

    Be sure your research is comprehensive and "Good Law." To View: Click this link to View Previously Recorded Webinar Note: You will need to Download ARF Player to view.
    • 7 Jul 2010

    Be the Best Researcher in Your Firm

    See how to take your lexis.com® online legal research skills to the next level by attending this 20-minute Webinar covering advanced tips and tricks to help you find the most relevant legal, news and analytical content quickly and easily-even if you're unfamiliar with an area of law. Learn how to: - Compile relevant materials across multiple jurisdictions and content types with a single search using Search...
    • 9 Jun 2010

    Finishing A Research Project with Shepard's®

    Finishing Your Research Assignment with the Shepard's ® Citation Service . View Previously Recorded Webinar
    • 9 Jun 2010

    Starting a Research Project

    Starting Your Research Assignment View Previously Recorded Webinar
    • 3 May 2010

    Cost-Effective Research Tips: Get greater insights-and more value-from your case-law research

    Gain greater thoroughness and efficiency in your case-law research-and ensure you don't miss critical information-with new LexisNexis® Related Content. Attend this 20-minute Webinar to learn how this new product helps maximize your case-law research by uncovering rich content related to your search, neatly presented in a new navigation pane that lets you: - Move to a cite list of available briefs, pleadings...
    • 3 May 2010

    Deferred Associates: How to Find a Public Interest Placement

    In Illinois, there have been approximately 60 extended public interest law placements from the class of 2009 and graduates from the class of 2010 are now seeking placements. These individuals come from law firms around the country and have had their start date deferred, their employment offer revoked, been laid-off, or opted to participate in their firm's sabbatical program. The Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI...
    • 1 May 2010

    NAWL Woman to Woman Panel Discussion

    The challenges facing women in the legal profession today are many. One of the best ways to solve gender disparity issues in law firms is to create a strong network of women leaders and present opportunities for open dialogue. Adams and Reese did just that at their recent event Woman to Woman: Conversations between Women of Color in the Profession. The panel event held on April 7 included corporate counsel and law...
    • 29 Mar 2010

    Understanding the Implications of the Temporary Repeal of the Federal Estate Tax

    As the New Year arrived on January 1 with confetti and champagne, so did a very significant change in U.S. tax law: the temporary repeal of the federal estate tax laws. Although some would see repeal as another cause for celebration, for many it will create more problems than it solves. In addition, the repeal of these laws - even though it is only scheduled to last for one year - requires individuals to consider whether...
    • 25 Jan 2010

    Coffee Break Webinar Series

    Supercharge your legal research by attending LexisNexis® Coffee Break Webinars. They're fast, effective and best of all-they're on the house! Choose from a menu of quick 20-minute sessions and discover powerful tools and proven techniques to help make your research more efficient and cost-effective. Want to go back for a refresher on a session you attended? Now you can view any previously held Coffee Break...