Internet Legal Research Update - October/November 2002

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INTERNET FOR LAWYERS - INTERNET LEGAL RESEARCH UPDATE BY CAROLE LEVITT J.D., M.L.S. & MARK ROSCH

October/November 2002

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UPCOMING SEMINARS

CONTENTS

1. CLE Course Can Help Build Revenue
2. Business Forms Available Free Online
3. LLRX.com Launches Search Engine Resource Center
4. University Offers Government Acronym Decoder
5. Site Offers Links to Over 16,000 Online 'Calculators'
6. Internet Ethics for Attorneys & Law Firms
7. Florida Offers Searchable Criminal Warrants Database
8. INS Case Status Can Now be Checked Online
9. Search Systems Has New URL
10. American Lawyer Available in Digital Format
11. More Tips
12. Subscribe/Unsubscribe
13. Advertising
14. Redistribution

1. CLE Course Can Help Build Revenue

Attorneys can learn new revenue generating methods in this CLE presentation they can "attend" from their own office. See http://www.netforlawyers.com/billable_cle.htm

2. Business Forms Available Free Online

Select business & legal forms are available free online from Office Depot. See http://www.netforlawyers.com/biz_forms.htm

3. LLRX.com Launches Search Engine Resource Center

LLRX.com has consolidated all of its search engine coverage into one easy access and review section. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/llrx_search.htm

4. University Offers Government Acronym Decoder

The Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis Library offers a browseable list of U.S. government acronyms and their definitions. For more information see: http://www.netforlawyers.com/gov_acronyms.htm Get your own copy of the book that Dan Harmon, Editor of the West Group's The Lawyer's PC "Definitely recommended for the legal researcher's bookshelf."

5. Site Offers Links to Over 16,000 Online 'Calculators'

The UC Irvine Libraries host Jim Martindale's compilation of over 16,000 "calculators," from "Agriculture" to "Wind Chill." See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/martindale_calc.htm

6. Internet Ethics for Attorneys & Law Firms

Lawyers must carefully consider "what" and "how" to present information online. (MCLE credit available after reading this article.) See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/lacba_netiquette_article.htm Find out how the American Bar Association's "Attorney & Law Firm Guide to Practicing Law" by Ed Poll can help you: Be more successful. Be more profitable. Attract more clients. Have your clients pay on time. Have greater control of your practice. Click here

7. Florida Offers Searchable Criminal Warrants Database

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement offers a searchable database of outstanding arrest warrants. See: http://www.netforlawyers.com/fl_warrants.htm

8. INS Case Status Can Now be Checked Online

The Immigration & Naturalization Service now offers the ability to check the status of immigration applications online. See http://www.netforlawyers.com/ins_apps.htm

9. Search Systems Has New URL

Owners of our the 5th edition of our course book "Discover the Internet" should note that public record resource Search Systems has a new URL. Owners should add the new URL http://www.searchsystems.net to pages 34 and 50 o fhteir copies of "Discover the Internet." For information on purchasing the new 5th edition of "Discover the Internet" and its "clickable companion" CD e-mail: discovery@netforlawyers.com

10. American Lawyer Available in Digital Format

A digital edition of American Lawyer magazine is available via online publisher QMags. See http://www.netforlawyers.com/eALM.htm

11. Want more Internet Legal Research Tips??

Go to http://www.netforlawyers.com for additional articles, features and tips for conducting more effective legal, business & investigative research on the Internet.

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