|CAROLE LEVITT, J.D., M.L.S.|
Carole Levitt is a nationally recognized author and speaker on Internet legal research. She has over twenty years of extensive experience in the legal field as a Law Librarian, Legal Research and Writing Professor (Pepperdine University School of Law), California Attorney and Internet Trainer. She is a skilled online searcher, focusing on legal, public record, investigative and business research. She is the co-author of seven books on using the Internet more effectively in the practice of law: "The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet" (IFL Press, 2015), "Internet Legal Research on a Budget" (ABA, 2014), "Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers" (ABA, 2013), "Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 1: Mining the Internet's Publicly Available Resources for Investigative Research" (ABA, 2010), "Find Info Like a Pro, Volume 2: Mining the intenret's Public Records for Investigative Reseerch" (ABA, 2011), and "Google for Lawyers" (ABA, 2010). Previously, she co-authored two editions of "The Lawyer's Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet," (ABA, 2006.)
As President and founder of Internet For Lawyers, she provides customized Internet legal research training to legal professionals (with continuing legal education credit). Ms. Levitt has made Internet legal research presentations at the LegalWorks and the LegalTech Technology Conferences, the annual meetings of the ABA, The National Association of Bar Executives, the Association of Continuing Legal Education and the California State Bar Association, the worldwide Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher corporate attorney retreat, and numerous other law firms, bar associations and library associations throughout the United States.
She was a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine’s "Computer Counselor" column (reaching 25,000 attorneys throughout California) and has also written for the following magazines and newsletters: The Internet Lawyer, Computer and Internet Lawyer, Research Advisor, Nashville Lawyer, Bottom Line (The California State Bar LPM & T Section), as well as the following web sites: Internet For Lawyers, FindLaw, CEB Case N Point, and LLRX.
Ms. Levitt is a member of the State Bar Associations of Illinois and California and the American Bar Associaiton. She has served on the Publishing Board of the ABA Law Practice Division since 2003 and on its Executive Council from 2006-11.
Ms. Levitt is a Fellow in the College of Law Practice Management, an honorary society that honors and recognizes distinguished law practice management professionals, sets standards of achievement for others in the profession, and funds and assists projects that enhance the highest quality of law practice management and in 2013 she was named to the
"Fastcase Fifty," recognizing “50 of the smartest, most courageous
innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law.”
Previously Ms. Levitt was the Chair of the California State Bar’s Law Practice Management & Technology Section and as a member of the Executive Board of the Los Angeles County Bar Law Practice Management Section. Additionally, Levitt is a member of the Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA). She served as the Vice-President of the 400-member Southern California Association of Law Libraries.
Ms. Levitt received her Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School, where she graduated with distinction and was a member of the school's law review. She earned her Bachelors in Political Science and her Masters in Library Science at the University of Illinois. Ms. Levitt can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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