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Intermediate Research on Westlaw

Microsoft Teams

This session will help you enhance your efficiency in conducting searches, dispositioning your search results, and personalizing your workflow within the Westlaw Edge platform. Register here.

Advanced Research on Westlaw

Microsoft Teams

This course will help you refine your search construction using both plain language and terms & connectors, while also showing you tools and resources to help you efficiently complete your research assignment. You will leave this program knowing the following: • Searching: how to write efficient searches with both plain language and terms & connectors…

Opioids and the Courts

Allegheny County Law Library

presented by Daniel Kunz Additional details will be coming soon. If you are interested in attending, please contact Lori Hagen.    

Litigation Research on Westlaw

Microsoft Teams

During this course, you will learn how to locate relevant briefs, pleadings, motions, dockets, jury verdicts, settlements, expert materials, and comprehensive reports most efficiently on experts, judges, and opposing counsel in Westlaw. As you learn techniques for researching within the vast number of materials available on Westlaw, you will also learn how to research procedural…

Topical Research on Westlaw-Criminal Law

Microsoft Teams

This course builds upon and expands legal research skills using Westlaw to delve into criminal law content sets of law. The focus will be finding case law, statutes, regulations, and administrative documents, as well as secondary sources specific to criminal law. Exploring the variety of ways criminal law research can be performed, the breadth and…

Secondary Sources on Westlaw Edge

Microsoft Teams

Secondary sources are vital legal tools that provide essential guidance and analysis in every area of the law. Often using Secondary Sources is the best place to start your research. You can get up to speed on a general area of law or dive deep into a specific subject. You can use them to find…

Elder Justice Fair

Allegheny County Law Library

ELDER JUSTICE FAIR Saturday, April 15, 2023 Allegheny County Law Library 414 Grant Street – 9th Floor, Room 921 Pittsburgh, PA 15219 412-350-5353 10 AM – 2 PM Walk-ins Welcome Come and learn about free legal resources available to you or your family members! Disability Rights Pennsylvania Neighborhood Legal Services Elder Justice Consortium of Pennsylvania…

Statutes & Legislative History

Microsoft Teams

Learn how to conduct legislative history research on Westlaw for a specific act as well as how to research a specific statute. We will see how to find links to other documents on Westlaw that cite to your statute including cases, secondary sources, regulations, and administrative decisions. Also, how to pull up historical versions of…

Research Essentials on Practical Law

Microsoft Teams

Practical Law's legal know-how offers resources that address the needs for improved efficiency. Practical Law's expert attorney editors create and maintain a wide range of up-to-date, practical resources to ensure users have exactly what they need in their daily practice. The objective of this course is for the attendee to gain an understanding of Practical…

Appellate Courts Candidates Forum


On May 9, 2023, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts will host a forum with candidates for Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court, and Commonwealth Court. This event will provide viewers with an opportunity to get to know the candidates through a moderated forum. Attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions for the…

Public Records

Microsoft Teams

The objective of this Westlaw Public Records Seminar is to teach attorneys the available resources and search techniques to help them locate people and businesses, identify, and assess risk, understand critical connections and how to gather information on clients, experts, companies, assets, liens, and other filings that relate to civil and criminal actions. Register Here…

Understanding & Navigating PA Courts

Carnegie Library 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, PA

This workshop illuminates the organization and procedures of the Pennsylvania Judicial System with the goal of increasing Pennsylvanian’s awareness of and confidence in their courts. We will discuss the different subject matters of each court, knowing your way around the courtroom, how judges are selected, and how you can be a more knowledgeable citizen. Note: This…