Credit: 6.0 Credit Hours, 3.0 credits for each part
Description: Learn how you can use Google, and other free on-line resources to conduct research and more competently represent your clients. Find out if failing to “Google” as part of the due diligence process could keep you from winning a case or successfully completing a transaction. Explore the use of social networking sites for legal investigations and background research. Discover free internet tools that can help you collaborate more effectively with clients and co-counsel. Our internationally recognized Internet trainers will show you how to improve your Internet research skills to function more effectively for your clients. Each attendee will receive a copy of the new, 2012 edition of Carol Levitt and Mark Rosch's popular book, The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet (a $64.95 value), as well as excerpts from their best-selling book, Google for Lawyers.
Part 1: Google Search Tricks, Cloud Apps and Other Internet Research Tips for Lawyers (9:30 am - 12:45 pm; 3.0 credit hours) In the morning session you will discover the best Google research strategies to assist you with your research. Explore evolving case law about a lawyer's obligation to “Google.” Unlock the power of advanced search strategies to better serve your clients. Learn how you can use Google's free cloud apps and other free tools to better manage your research, workload and collaborate more effectively on your work with clients, co-counsel and members of your firm.
Part 2: Internet Investigative Research Strategies for Lawyers (1:30 - 4:45 pm; 3.0 credit hours) In the afternoon session, you will learn how to use free public record sites and “publicly available” information for discovery, trial preparation, background checks and locating missing persons. Discover how lawyers can use social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Myspace and Google Plus for investigative and background research. Don't be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of information to assist you in meeting your investigative research obligations.
D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
- CLE Program 202-626-3488
- Carole Levitt, Internet For Lawyers
- Mark Rosch, Internet For Lawyers
- CLE Credit
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