Do you want to be more computer literate in your legal research? Would you like to increase your search efficiency? Is it time for a refresher on your online legal research skills? We have two free MCLE legal research classes to help you increase your legal research expertise! But, make sure you register for these classes now, because spaces are limited!

Legal Research Using Lexis Advance

Thursday, March 5th, 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

San Diego Law Library, Downtown Location

MCLE: One Hour General Participatory Credit

Register Online

Lexis Representative Christina Rodriguez will teach tips and tricks for getting the best results using the Lexis Advance database.  Attendees will learn how to:

  • Construct effective searches using the one click search bar,
  • Cut through the noise to get to the right results using post-search filters that help you narrow down your results to the the most relevant documents, and
  • Validate your results with Shepard’s, which provides you with an analysis to ensure that the authorities you have located are good law.
Legal Research Using Westlaw

Monday, March 9th, 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

San Diego Law Library, Downtown Location

MCLE: On Hour General Participatory Credit

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In this one hour session, Westlaw Representative Daniel Feller will cover:

  • Overview of Westlaw – an introduction to the vast resources available in Westlaw and how to get started,
  • Searching on Westlaw – From basic searching to West’s Key Number System, learn how to get the most from Westlaw in the least amount of time,
  • Introducing Practical Law – Discover a resource that puts “Know How” at your fingertips. Practical Law is expertise put into resources including checklists, templates, budgeting tools, toolkits and practice notes.