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					    LAW PRACTICE
    MANAGEMENT:
 FINDING LAWYERS &
INFORMATION ABOUT
        THEM
I. National Directories
II. Massachusetts Directories
III. Subject Specific Directories
IV. Finding Information About
  Lawyers
I. NATIONAL DIRECTORIES

      Print               Online
Martindale Hubbell     Martindale.com
  Law Directory
The American Bar      Westlaw & Lexis

                     lawyers.findlaw.com

                      www.lawyers.com
     WESTLAW & LEXIS
-- Lexis: Select Reference; Martindale
Hubbell & select “Area of Law
Listings,” Law School Listings,
United States Listings, etc. Use the
“Segment Searching” feature.

-- Westlaw: “view database directory” &
select “Directories, References,” then
select “West Legal Directories”
   II MASSACHUSETTS
       DIRECTORIES
       Print              Online
Massachusetts        Massachusetts
Lawyers Diary &      Board of Bar
Manual               Overseers/Office
                     of Bar Counsel
Suffolk University
Law School
Alumni Directory
          III. SUBJECT SPECIFIC
                DIRECTORIES
              For more titles, search the library’s online catalog

Directory of Corporate Counsel
Directory of Intellectual Property Attorneys (Career Services)
Directory of Lawyers Practicing Disability Law (Career Services)
Lawyer’s Register International by Specialties & Fields of Law
Minority Law Journal Directory of Minority Attorneys
National Directory of Criminal Lawyers (Career Services)
Geographical Directories: Directory of New England In-House
Counsel; Directory of DC Law Offices
  IV. Finding Information About
              Lawyers
--Directories (Martindale Hubbell, Westlaw & Lexis)
where did they go to school, what organizations do
they belong to, etc.
--Personal/firm Web Pages
--Find out if the attorney has authored law review
articles, etc.
--Press – have any newspaper articles been written
about them?
--Are they the attorney of record in any important
cases?
--The Insider’s Guide to Law Firms (KF 190 .I57 2000
Reference, 6th Floor)
 FIND OUT IF THE ATTORNEY HAS
AUTHORED LAW REVIEW ARTICLES,
              ETC.
--Westlaw: in the “select these
databases” field enter tp-all – this will
bring you to the “All Law Reviews, Texts
& Bar Journals” library – perform a terms
and connectors search

--Lexis: Select Secondary Sources, Law
Reviews & Journals– perform a terms and
connectors search
   IV. Finding Information About
               Lawyers
--Directories (Martindale Hubbell, Westlaw & Lexis)
where did they go to school, what organizations do
they belong to, etc.
--Personal/firm Web Pages

√--Find out if the attorney has authored law review
articles, etc.
--Press – have any newspaper articles been written
about them?
--Are they the attorney of record in any important
cases?
--The Insider’s Guide to Law Firms (KF 190 .I57 2000
Reference, 6th Floor)
     HAVE ANY NEWSPAPER ARTICLES
       BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT THE
              ATTORNEY?
--Westlaw: In the “Select these Databases” field enter
All News – this database contains newspapers,
magazines, journals, newsletters, government press
releases, and transcripts of television and radio
shows and congressional testimony. Do a terms and
connecters search.
--Lexis: select the “News & Business” tab & select
“News Group File, All.”
--Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
    IV. Finding Information About
                Lawyers
--Directories (Martindale Hubbell, Westlaw & Lexis)
where did they go to school, what organizations do
they belong to, etc.
--Personal/firm Web Pages
√--Find out if the attorney has authored law review
articles, etc.
√--Press – have any newspaper articles been written
about them?
--Are they the attorney of record in any important
cases?

--The Insider’s Guide to Law Firms (KF 190 .I57 2000
Reference, 6th Floor)
 FIND OUT IF S/HE WAS THE ATTORNEY OF
    RECORD IN ANY IMPORTANT CASES


--Westlaw: Select a database (MA-CS Mass
cases, All State and Federal Cases, etc.)
Select the “field restrictions” option to limit
search by attorney name
--Lexis: Select a database (Federal & State
Cases, etc.) Select the document segments--
counsel
    IV. Finding Information About
                Lawyers
--Directories (Martindale Hubbell, Westlaw & Lexis)
where did they go to school, what organizations do
they belong to, etc.
--Personal/firm Web Pages
√--Find out if the attorney has authored law review
articles, etc.
√--Press – have any newspaper articles been written
about them?
√--Are they the attorney of record in any important
cases?

--The Insider’s Guide to Law Firms (KF 190 .I57 2000
Reference, 6th Floor)
Includes: associate
and summer
associate salaries,
average hours,
benefits/insurance,
partnership info,
practice areas, etc.




 KF 190 .I57 2000
Reference, 6th Floor
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