Five Ways Online Databases Save Lawyers Time in Their Legal Practice

Legal databases provide comprehensive information to help guide lawyers in their legal profession. These databases help save time by providing relevant tools and services that a practitioner can use to quickly access legal research. These online features help users access exclusive content and provide up-to-date information on the status of current cases being litigated. Below are five tools legal databases provide to help lawyers in their profession:

1. Judge Analytics

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Democratizing access to the law by making state trial court records and legal data more accessible is a necessary step in bringing greater transparency to the US judicial system… but why? This week, we’re chatting to Nicole Clark. Nicole is the CEO and Co-Founder of Trellis, a comprehensive AI-powered state court research and analytics platform that focuses on providing insight into how specific legal issues are decided across counties and states… as well as much more! Before co-founding Trellis, Nicole was an Associate and Associate Attorney at Newmeyer Dillion and Andrews Lagasse Branch & Bell LLP. Nicole has experience as a business litigator, labour and employment Attorney and she has a wide range of experience in handling litigation in state and federal courts, regularly representing multinational corporations. 𝐒𝐨, 𝐰𝐡𝐲 𝐬𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐥𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐛𝐞 𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐢𝐧? You can catch Rob Hanna and Nicole talk about:

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Bruce’s Beach: A Case Study for Judicial Analytics Best Practices

There’s a narrow strip of land nestled in the South Bay of Los Angeles. The three-acre parcel overlooks the Pacific Ocean, sitting as the last remaining remnant of Bruce’s Lodge, the first African American beach resort on the West Coast. Bruce’s Lodge was built by Charles and Willa Bruce in 1912. It was the only beachfront destination in Los Angeles County where non-White members of the community could relax and unwind. That is, until 1924, when the City of Manhattan Beach seized the property and closed the resort, utilizing the power of eminent domain with plans to redevelop the land into a public park.

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