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Guide privatelawlibraryppt

  1. 1. Prepare to Practice Lee PeoplesOklahoma City University Law Library
  2. 2. Westlaw “PRO” Prices (2010)• Westlaw Oklahoma Essentials (Oklahoma primary law, KeyCite) 1 attorney $1,392 (year)• Westlaw Oklahoma Essentials Plus (adds USCA + 10th Circuit Case Law) 1 attorney $1,992 (year)• Add Secondary Sources: typically between $1,000-$1,500 per source for 1 attorney• By Credit Card; $14-$250 per document retrieved and $6.25 per Key Cite
  3. 3. Lexis Prices (2010)• Basic State Primary Law (Oklahoma Statutes, Cases, and Shepard’s) 1 attorney $1,116; up to 10 $3,672• State Enhanced (adds 10th Circuit, state statutes in the 10th circuit, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S.C.S., expanded Shepard’s, OK law reviews) 1 attorney $2,520; up to 10 $6,432• All databases with all jurisdiction Shepard’s - 1 attorney $5,220; up to 10 $20,220• Pay as you go - Lexis no longer offers.
  4. 4. WestlawNext Pricing• WL requires you to sign confidentially agreement.• You can negotiate flat rate WestlawNext pricing.• Small firms and solos can get flat rate access from about $1,400 - $18,000 per year.
  5. 5. Lexis Advance for Solo $175 per mo.
  6. 6. Transactional vs. Per Min.• ALLCASES • ALLCASES $24 (1 search) $206• OK-CS (1 search) $24 • OK-CS $9• TP-ALL (1 search) $281 • TP-ALL $27• Wright and Miller • Wright and Miller $15 (1 search) $110• Oklahoma Practice Series (1 search) $85
  7. 7. Initial Considerations - Proximity to existing libraries and to colleagues who may be willing to share
  8. 8. Recovering Online Research Costshttp://www.abanet.org/genpractice/resources/costrecovery/index.html
  9. 9. Recovering Research Costs• Need to have an agreement with client – In writing – Explains how research costs will be charged – Model Rule 1.5 & ABA Formal Ethics Op. 93- 379
  10. 10. Recovering Research Costs• A lawyer may seek reimbursement for the cost of services performed in-house, such as copying, or for other expenses incurred in-house, such as telephone charges, either by charging a reasonable amount to which the client has agreed in advance or by charging an amount that reasonably reflects the cost incurred by the lawyer. Model Rule 1.5
  11. 11. Westlaw QuickView• See what databases are in your plan, and the cost of going outside the plan• Detailed reports to track usage• Can generate invoices• http://west.thomson.com/support/westlaw/ account-management/quickview/
  12. 12. LexisNexis Client Validation Cost Recovery Managerhttp://law.lexisnexis.com/infopro/Training-and-Resources/Product-Resource-Centers/About-LexisNexis-Cost-Recovery-Manager/
  13. 13. Fastcase – FREE ($275 OBA DUES)• All US SP Ct Cases• Federal Appellate Court Cases in F.2d• Federal District Court Cases From 1915• State Cases From 1950 – present• Statutes From All States• Federal Regulations• Court Rules From All States• Free iPhone App• If Bar Doesn’t Provide Access prices range from $1,000 to $695 per year
  14. 14. FastCase
  15. 15. FastCase
  16. 16. Advanced Caselaw Search
  17. 17. Search Results
  18. 18. CasemakerX25 Bar Associations (TX)
  19. 19. FREEResearch Guideshttp://law.okcu.libguides.com/index.php
  20. 20. Core Federal Collection (pp. 6)• Statutes• Reporters• Administrative Materials• Court Rules• Treatises & Practice Resources
  21. 21. PACER
  22. 22. Bloomberg Law cost: $450 per user per month
  23. 23. https://www.bloomberglaw.com/login.htm
  24. 24. Court Rules and Handbooks
  25. 25. Free Federal Rules (as eBooks)http://elangdell.cali.org/content/federal-rules-ebooks-legal-information-institute
  26. 26. Federal Local and Chamber Rules
  27. 27. Federal Local Court Forms
  28. 28. Federal Local Court Rules & Forms
  29. 29. Jury Instructions (pp. 9)
  30. 30. 10 th Cir. Criminal Pattern Jury Instructions http://www.ca10.uscourts.gov/clerk/rulesandforms.php
  31. 31. Oklahoma Jury Instructions
  32. 32. 10 Circuit Practitioners’ Guide
  33. 33. Non-Jurisdiction Specific Litigation Forms Handout pp. 3
  34. 34. Am Jur Series$1,000 per yr Westlaw - $3,000 print (each)
  35. 35. Bender’s Forms of Discovery $3,200 per year on LexisNexis - $3,600 per year in printhttp://www.lexis.com/xlink?showcidslinks=on&ORIGINATION_CODE=00142&searchtype
  36. 36. Bender’s Federal Practice Forms $3,200 per year on LexisNexis $3,600 per year in printhttp://www.lexis.com/xlink?showcidslinks=on&ORIGINATION_CODE=00142&searchtype
  37. 37. Oklahoma Briefs & Motions on Westlaw
  38. 38. WL Next - Briefs & Motions
  39. 39. Non Jurisdiction Specific Transactional Forms Handout pp. 3
  40. 40. Westlaw Form Finder
  41. 41. Transactional Forms FORMS-ALL
  42. 42. Available from the Westlaw database (WEST-LF)
  43. 43. Will from West Legal Forms
  44. 44. Available in WestlawSearch the database directory for Am Jur Legal Forms
  45. 45. Deed From Am Jur Legal Forms
  46. 46. Core Oklahoma Collection (pp. 11)• Statutes• Reporters• Administrative Materials• Municipal Ordinances• Practice Resources (pp. 13)
  47. 47. OSCNFor Research & Dockets http://www.oscn.net/applications/oscn/start.asp
  48. 48. ODCR.com for 68 Counties Prices: $10 per day, $50 per month, $129 quarter, $490 year
  49. 49. PDF Images
  50. 50. Court Rules and Handbooks
  51. 51. Vernon’s Oklahoma Forms WL (VRN-OKFORM)$1,000 for the entire set new - $100 - $150 per volume
  52. 52. West’s Oklahoma Practice Series
  53. 53. OBA Formbook
  54. 54. Over 800 Forms on OBA-NET http://www.oba-net.org/ (accessible to bar members only)
  55. 55. Muchmore LN (OKLA;OKCIVP)Approximately $150 per year to update
  56. 56. Muchmore Explanation
  57. 57. Muchmore Form
  58. 58. LN(OKLA;OKBOFR)
  59. 59. Oklahoma Estate PlanningLN(OKLA;OKEPFM)
  60. 60. Oklahoma CLE CollectionSearch for CLEs in the Law Library Catalog From Your Office
  61. 61. Subject SpecificPractice Areas Handout (pp. 15 – end) Bankruptcy Business Organizations Criminal Law Estate Planning Family Law Insurance Personal Injury Tax Texas
  62. 62. Free Access at the OCU Law Library • Bring your email address or thumb drive • Research and download documents from these databases for free!
  63. 63. OCU Law Library Copier / ScannersScan to USB DriveEmail to yourself
  64. 64. Use iPhone / iPad as Document ScannerCamScanner Pro - $5
  65. 65. Subject Specific Databases CCH, RIA, BNA
  66. 66. BNA
  67. 67. CCH
  68. 68. RIA
  69. 69. Best Case Bankruptcy Software
  70. 70. Grande Macros - Animated CLICK http://www.dougloudenback.com/grande/childsupport.gif
  71. 71. The End

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