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Using Fastcase: An Introduction to Smart Legal Research


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  • Start Date:2022-02-17 19:00:00
  • End Date:2025-02-17 19:00:00
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  • Level:Basic
  • Topics:Law Practice Management

$149.00 ["ProPass"]

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Overview

Fastcase is a comprehensive research suite of primary law, treatises, legal blogs, analytics, workflow tools, and legal news. Using patented software that combines legal research with Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first and enabling the re-sorting of results to find answers fast. 

More than 900,000 subscribers around the world use Fastcase. You should, too. 

Need a little help getting started?

Join Fastcase Outreach Manager, Erin Page, for a demonstration of the Fastcase platform and a host of its cool new features that will help occasional researchers search like a pro (and may teach pro researchers a few new tricks as well).

Erin walks you through the basics:

  • What’s in the Fastcase database
  • Searching and sorting strategies
  • Using Filters to streamline your research
  • Navigating the results
  • Using bookmarks, cloud linking and authority check
  • Accessing annotations
  • Harnessing the power of Boolean searches
  • Understanding Boolean operators
  • How to get help 

Fastcase is included in your PBA membership. Not a member? Join today

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $20. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

Recorded in February 2022.

Faculty

Erin Page

Erin Page is Senior Law Librarian and Outreach Manager with Fastcase. Erin is a graduate of the William and Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law, where she received honors in Legal Practice. She also received a BA in Classics from St John’s College, Annapolis, and a Master’s degree in Legal Library Science from Catholic University. Prior to working with Fastcase, she worked for 8 years as an attorney with Convergent in Insurance Mediation and as company trainer/ CLE coordinator. 


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