Tips and tricks on the most effective and efficient ways to use WestlawNext. Tip of the Week is a weekly post that provides a helpful research tip. A tip might recommend a particular research process, or explain how to use a particular feature. Tip of the Week also introduces new features and enhancements on WestlawNext so you’re always up to date on how WestlawNext can help you research better.

Using the West Key Numbers System

Mar 21, 2017 By: Silvia Fejka

Every legal researcher’s goal is to find the best way to zero in on a particular legal issue and quickly find on-point

IS MY LEGAL RESEARCH ACCURATE?

Mar 8, 2017 By: Mary Schlaphoff

Some things in the life of an attorney are optional. From going solo to going paperless to going to lunch, you can

New Secondary Sources Experience on Westlaw

Mar 1, 2017 By: Silvia Fejka

Indispensable Journals, Treatises, and Other Analytical Materials at your Fingertips Westlaw is continuously evolving to meet practitioners’ ever-changing needs, and the secondary

‘The Edge of 2017: Research and Efficiency Tips for the New Year’

Feb 1, 2017 By: Jared Correia

Editor’s note: Jared Correia is a paid guest blogger. Although the practice of law has changed a great deal in the past

Using a Legal Research App can Increase Productivity

Jan 25, 2017 By: Joe Kerber

It seems too obvious to say that attorneys—like everyone else—use their smart phones to stay up to date and increase their efficiency. 

Start your Legal Research with WestSearch

Jan 23, 2017 By: Jessica Zaiken

One of the most challenging aspects of online legal research is getting started. Sometimes, you will have an idea of search terms

Six Legal Research Tools to Know about in 2017

Oct 24, 2016 By: Ryan Pottebaum

Here are 6 new legal research tools on Westlaw to know about in 2017 to streamline your legal research and get the relevant information you need quickly.

How to find legal cases by particular judge or entity

Sep 30, 2016 By: Silvia Fejka

Looking for cases by a particular judge or involving a particular entity? The best legal research approach even for narrow searches is to start with the global search box on Westlaw, powered by WestSearch.

5 more ways to conduct legal research on Westlaw efficiently

Jul 20, 2016 By: Joe Kerber

If you’ve already mastered the 5 Tips for efficiently using Westlaw for legal research, here are 5 more ways to be efficient on Westlaw

5 tips for efficiently using Westlaw for legal research

Jul 18, 2016 By: Ryan Pottebaum

Here are 5 ways you can use Westlaw to conduct fast and efficient online legal research.

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