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Paralegal's Guide to Find it Free and Fast on the Net: Strategies for Online Legal Research

  • 04/07/2016
  • 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Webcast


Program Description

Harness the Power of Online Legal Research

Do you know the best, most efficient ways to find the legal information you need? Are you using the latest, most relevant authorities to support your case? Do you have the latest people-finding resources at your fingertips? At this informative program, we will help you hone your research skills and provide you with website lists that will enrich your database with credible up-to-date information. Register today!

  • Use our quick browser tricks to find relevant information fast.
  • Avoid an unnecessary trip to the library - get statutes, bills, regulations and legislative history online.
  • Find anything from vital statistics to professional licenses - we'll show you where to look.
  • Cut your document preparation time dramatically by referring to sample briefs, motions and settlements you can obtain online.
  • Know how to use the web to find missing people and track social media behavior.
  • Examine online company directories, stock quotes and SEC filings to conduct due diligence. 

Who Should Attend

This intermediate level course will provide paralegals with tips and tools for effective legal research online. Those who may also benefit include legal technicians, legal assistants and legal support staff.

Course Content

  1. How to Search Like a Pro
  2. Finding Free Legal Research Sites and Free Case Law
  3. Discover the Deep Web and Vertical Search Engines
  4. Government Internet Resources
  5. Investigative Research: Locating Persons and Finding Background Information
  6. Locating Companies for Due Diligence and Background Information
  7. Roundtable Discussion: Our Favorite Websites and Online Tools

Continuing Education Credits

DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program – DPA Delaware Certified Paralegal Program: 6.00

Florida Registered Paralegal Program – Florida Registered Paralegal: 6.00

Indiana Paralegal CLE – Indiana Paralegal CLE: 6.00

Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals – Montana CLE Credit for Paralegals: 6.00

National Association of Legal Assistants, Inc. – NALA: 6.00

National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. – NFPA: 6.00

North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification – North Carolina Continuing Paralegal Education: 6.00

Ohio Certified Paralegals – Ohio Certified Paralegals: 6.00

Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico – Paralegal Division of the State Bar of New Mexico: 6.00

TBLS Paralegal Certification – TBLS Paralegal Certification: 6.00 *

Washington State Paralegal Association – Washington State Paralegal Association: 6.00

* denotes specialty credits

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Washington State Paralegal Association
19540 International Blvd., Ste. 105
SeaTac, WA 98188



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