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Are you making the best use of your time when researching cases? This condensed legal program will show you additional tips and resources to speed up the process and ensure accurate results. Don't miss important information, don't waste time, and don't spend money on search instruments that can be duplicated for free. Attorney faculty will share their hard-earned experience. Register today!
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Who Should Attend
This course is designed for attorneys. Paralegals and legal assistants will also benefit.
Top Free Online Legal Research Resources
Case Analysis Tools
Government Information Sources: Agencies, Regulations, Public Records, etc.
Useful Non-Legal Information Sources (Business, Financial, Personal Info, etc.)
LISA SMITH-BUTLER is an associate professor of law at the Charleston School of Law. Ms. Smith-Butler teaches classes on torts, children and the law; workplace privacy; and advanced legal research. She served as the assistant dean and director of the law library and technology center at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. At Nova Southwestern, Ms. Smith-Butler served as an associate professor of law, teaching advanced legal research and juvenile law in the law program and workplace privacy and technology in the master's degree employment law program. She also has served as the public services librarian at Georgia State University and as a librarian at a major Atlanta law firm. Ms. Smith-Butler has been in private law practice, and is licensed in Nebraska and Georgia. She is the coauthor and editor of Law Librarianship in the 21st Century. Ms. Smith-Butler is active in several local, regional and national law library associations. She taught advanced legal research, and children and the law. Ms. Smith-Butler earned her B.A. degree from Hasting College, her M.L.S. degree from Clark Atlanta University and her J.D. degree from Creighton University School of Law.
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