Advanced Google Techniques for Lawyers ? Meeting Your Ethical Obligation to Do Online Research

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When Friday, November 16, 2012
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location Room 304 ? Wolf Law Building
For Public; Faculty; Staff; Students; Alumni; CLE Credit
Cost Free for 2012 alumni, $10 for all others

In today?s complex legal information environment, doing online research is an ethical component of an attorney?s duty of competent representation. This program will introduce lawyers to the latest techniques used by advanced searchers to help their clients: we will cover how to get better search results, mine the invisible web, find free government information, use Google Scholar and find non-legal information on the Internet. *Make sure to bring your laptop!* Satisfies the ethics requirement. There will be a handout. It will be about ten double-sided pages. Brown Bag ? Dessert Provided Susan Nevelow Mart is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Law Library at Colorado Law. Her scholarly and teaching interests center on legal informatics. She has written and presented nationally and locally on legal information policy, national security and libraries, access to information, computer information retrieval systems, and legal research pedagogy. Before joining Colorado Law, Professor Mart served as the Faculty Services Librarian and adjunct professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to her work at Hastings, Professor Mart practiced law for seventeen years. Her law practice focused on construction litigation, complex real estate transactions, partnership and corporate dissolution, and fiduciary abuse of elders. Professor Mart holds an M.L.I.S. from San Jose State University, a J.D. from Berkeley Law School at the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.A. from the University of California at Santa Cruz.

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Contact Madelaine Maior
madelaine.maior@colorado.edu
CLE Credits
General: 0
Ethics: 1