WestlawNext Webinars May 14 – 18 / 2012

Make the most of your time off between classes by brushing up and expanding your WestlawNext searching skills. Westlaw provides free and easy webinars on a variety of topics to help students, faculty and others get the most of their time online.

Details & Registration Here

Monday May 14th, 2012

How Does It Work? WestSearch, the New Technology Behind WestlawNext – 11:00 AM CT

However you want to search, WestSearch in WestlawNext will meet you there. This session will show how Westsearch can sense what you’re looking for — even beyond what you’re asking for — to deliver ranked relevant results.

Tuesday May 15th, 2012

Maximize Your WestlawNext Subscription –  12:00 PM CT

Get the most out of your WestlawNext subscription.

  • Collaborate with colleagues.
  • Search fast and efficiently.
  • Easily browse and verify results.

Research Tips and Tricks for Paralegals 

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 1:00 PM CT


Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 11:00 AM CT

Learn how to:

  • Use Terms and Connectors on WestLawNext
  • Find by Citation
  • Find a Person
  • Find a Statute on WestLawNext
  • Find and Print
  • Choose a Database
  • Browse Table of Contents

Research Tips and Tricks for Real Property Practitioners

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 – 1:00 PM CT


Thursday, May 17, 2012 – 11:00 AM CT

Learn how to:

  • Quickly find on Pont Real Property cases and other relevant documents.
  • Locate Real Property forms such as purchase and closing agreements.
  • Find the value of a property using Real Property records.
  • Complete your due diligence using people and company records, adverse filings and business tracker records.

Wednesday May 16th, 2012

Top 5 Tips to Get You Started- 11:00 AM CT

Learn to:

  • See how to create Case Notebook folders for you client cases
  • See how to quickly import important transcripts, pleadings, research and other documents into Case Notebook
  • Start strategizing and making case connections using Case Notebook — issue code and annotate key documents
  • Quickly search and pull important documents
  • Share essential case information with others

How to Extract Maximum Useful Information from a Deposition – 12:00 PM CT

Learn to:

  • Create a report, prior to a deposition, highlighting a deponent’s involvement in the case
  • Create deposition outlines, with hyperlinked exhibits
  • Provide realtime, online deposition feeds to team members – so they can analyze testimony, and possibly suggest key questions to those in the deposition room
  • Summarize transcripts
  • Share important case information with colleagues and clients

Transition From Westlaw.com to WestlawNext in 20 Minutes1:00 PM CT

Learn how to get started quickly on the new platform.  This webinar session will highlight the new features and compare them to what you were familiarly with in Westlaw.com.

  • How to search.
  • How to find a document.
  • How to verify your document
  • How to keep track of research

Thursday May 17th, 2012

Quickly Get Started With WestlawNext –  11:00 AM CT

  • How to search.
  • How to find a document.
  • How to verify your document.
  • How to keep track of your research.

Increase the Efficiency and Accuracy of your Transactional Documents – 1:00 PM CT

Learn how the newest transactional content and tools from Thomson Reuters Westlaw can help you:

  • Get a fast start on your documents by accessing thousands of legal forms or documents
  • Maintain concentration while drafting, by making it easy to access what you need right from your word processor
  • Minimize the time and tedium of proofing and editing your documents with our automated proofing tools

Getting Maximum Value from Case Notebook Case Reports -1:00 PM CT

Learn to:

  • Create case reports
  • Find where the key players in a case are referenced within case documents
  • Produce reports on specific issues

Friday May 18th, 2012

Effectively Organize and Manage your Litigation Documents with CaseNotebook – 11:00 AM CT

Learn to:

  • Ensure smooth collaboration by storing your documents in a centrally accessible location
  • Minimize time spent hunting for important documents by using Data Group folders
  • Instantly search through your entire case file for hot documents


Learn to:

  • Manage client and case information
  • Assemble documents for your client’s case
  • Manage clients’ documents
  • Utilize additional Form Builder functionality, including creating form sets, creating default answers, and editing case answers

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