Find the Online Legal Information You Need Quickly and Efficiently
Does time seem to warp into hours of fruitless searching when you´re online? Are you tired of trudging through the same cumbersome and time-consuming websites to find snippets of useful information? Don´t know what to do with the information once you´ve found it? You need a navigator to help you find the right information quickly and efficiently. Join us for an engaging day of internet exploration. Discover new research resources. Get tips from an IT professional on protecting yourself and your firm while using the internet. Plus learn how to use the information you´ve found online in litigation. Register today!
- Refine your techniques and pinpoint the most productive search channels so you can access the information you need.
- Don´t reinvent the wheel when drafting documents: enrich your sample form library with new resources.
- Safeguard the integrity of your work: learn to verify whether or not the information you´re finding is credible.
- Make sure the fruits of your online labor are court-admissible: correctly cite the sources you use.
- Practice safe surfing: gain practical tips for protecting your firm from spyware, viruses and data breaches.
- Locate online government, industry and legal information that will help you support your case.
- Uphold your ethical reputation: protect clients´ confidential data from inadvertent exposure in electronic communications.
- Free Legal Research and Government Resources
9:00 - 10:00, Susan Nevelow Mart
- Free Portals: General Legal, Associations, Academic, Special Subjects
- Keeping Up With the News With Web (RSS) Feeds
- Local Regulations, Ordinances, Legal Resources
- Current and Proposed State and Federal Statutes
- Uniform and International Laws
- Government Agencies and Programs
- Finding the Latest Relevant Case Law
- Court Rules and Dockets
- Sample Forms, Contracts, Legal Briefs, Settlements Motions, Complaints, etc.
- Advanced Search Efficiency Tips
10:15 - 11:15, Susan Nevelow Mart
- Boolean Logic in Search Engines
- Narrowing the Search Scope
- Searching the Deep Web
- Useful Shortcuts
- Navigation Within Websites – Common Site Mapping Formats
- Recommended Reference Resources
- The Use of Online Evidence in Litigation
11:15 - 12:15, Terry A. Szucsko
- E-Mail Recovery
- Citing Online Research
- Recent Case Law Involving Online Content as Evidence
- Social Networking Sites
- YouTube Content in the Courtroom
- Protecting Yourself and Your Firm
1:15 - 2:15, Peter Priel
- Anti-Spyware and Anti-Virus Packages
- Phishing and Pharming Schemes
- File Sharing and Working From Home
- How Safe are Wireless Networks?
- Portable Electronic Devices
- Finding Information on Corporate Entities
2:15 - 3:15, Glenn E. Von Tersch
- Researching Industry Standards and Regulation
- Corporate Records Filings
- What Info Was Removed From Company Website? – The Use of the Wayback Machine in Litigation
- Employee Use of the Internet
- Step Lightly When Searching Online – Most Corporate Websites “Look Back”
- Environment Variables
- Verifying the Authenticity of Obtained Data for Court Use
- Ethics in the Digital Age
3:30 - 4:30, Glenn E. Von Tersch
- Current and Upcoming Online Privacy Laws and Their Effect on Legal Practice
- Using the Metadata Opposing Side Accidentally Shared Through Electronic Communication
- Pitfalls of Interactive Websites
- What Can Attorneys Say in Chat Rooms and Weblogs?