March 25, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
6.00 MCLE hours, including 6.00 approved Professional Responsibility MCLE credit hours
ISBA Regional Office
20 S. Clark Street, Suite 900
(map and directions)
Learn how the Internet is changing the way legal professionals need to research and run their practice to competently represent their clients. Find out if failing to “Google” as part of the due diligence process could keep you from winning a case or successfully completing a transaction. Uncover the best research strategies and learn to master Google. Discover how attorneys are using free public record sites and sites with free “publicly available” information, including social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and Google Plus) for discovery, trial preparation, background checks, and locating missing persons.
Don’t be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of information that will assist you in meeting your investigative research obligations. Come join Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, internationally recognized Internet trainers and authors of six American Bar Association books, who will show you how to be a cybersleuth to unearth information at low or no cost via the Internet.
Carole Levitt, Esq., President, Internet for Lawyers
Mark Rosch, Vice-President, Internet for Lawyers
9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Super Search Engine Strategies for Discovery, Trial Preparation, and to Successfully Complete Transactions*
Attorneys depend on facts to help win cases – and many of these facts come from in-depth investigative research. Learn how to formulate successful search engine strategies with this comprehensive look at Google and beyond. Topics include:
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
1:00 – 4:15 p.m. Investigative Research Strategies for the Legal Professional*
This comprehensive overview shows you how to build strong investigative research strategies – from thinking like a private investigator and using social networking sites for investigative research, to accessing expensive databases for free and retrieving background information from public records and publicly available data. Topics include: