Unlocking the Mysteries of Google Scholar for Free Case Law and Article Research (Webinar)
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The seminar is partially based on the presenters' fifty-five page Social Media chapter from their book, "The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet." You will discover how other attorneys are using social media sites for discovery, trial preparation, direct examination, cross-examination, background checks, and locating missing persons and learn how to authenticate profiles and get them admitted into evidence. Don't be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of information.

When: Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

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MCLE Accreditation
Nebraska Activity #168984. 1.0 hours CLE (Distance Learning)

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Registration Fees
$85 - All Registrants

Learn how to conduct free Internet legal and investigative research. This webinar unlocks the mysteries of Google Scholar, the least documented legal research database you’ll ever see…until now.

  • Learn about Google Scholar’s content and date coverage
  • Find out how to conduct legal research using Google Scholar case law and articles
  • Improve your Google Scholar research to create targeted keyword/phrase searches by adding Boolean and Proximity connectors
  • Streamline your research by:
    • sorting results by relevance or date
    • filtering results by court or date
    • saving cases or articles
    • creating Alerts
    • cite-checking
  • Speed up your searches by uncovering Scholar’s hidden Advanced Search menu
  • Discover how to go beyond legal research and use Google Scholar for:
    • background research about non-law topics
    • investigative/due diligence research about parties, judges, attorneys, and expert witnesses
  • Understand the limitations of Google Scholar


Carole A. Levitt, Esq. & Mark E. Rosch

Carole A. Levitt, and Mark E. Rosch, Vice-President, principals of Internet for Lawyers and CLEseminars.com, have been internationally recognized CLE seminar speakers--full-time since 1999 and best-selling ABA Law Practice Division authors. Their areas of expertise are: Internet investigative, legal, and social media research; social media ethics; Google search; and Google cloud Apps.

Together, Mark and Carole have authored hundreds of Internet research articles and co-authored six ABA Law Practice Division books, including Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers (2013); Find Info like a Pro, Volumes 1 and 2 and Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools (2010). They have also co-authored fourteen editions of IFL Press’s The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet. Carole recently authored Internet Legal Research on a Budget.

In 2013, they were both recipients of the “Fastcase Fifty” award, recognizing “50 of the smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders in the law” and in 2014, they both became Fellows in the College of Law Practice Management, the international honor society that recognizes distinguished law practice management professionals.

If you need additional information on your CLE credits please contact:
Amy Prenda, Nebraska State Bar Association
(402) 475-7091 ext # 131; aprenda@nebar.com