Sharpen Your Research Skills! Attend W&L Law Library’s Spring Into Summer Success Legal Research Certification, Saturday, March 25, from 9:00am to 1:00pm in Classroom A. Open to all 1L, 2L, and 3Ls – lunch provided.
Learn expert tips and strategies from librarians and lawyers to help you succeed this summer and beyond. Instructional sessions taught by our W&L Law librarians will cover legal research methods and resources useful for firm, court, public interest, and government jobs, including practice-area specific materials, legal news resources, legislative and agency info, and more. Efficient use of Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, and alternative online sources is also an important focus.
The program includes a panel discussion with insights and advice on legal research and professional success from three experienced practitioners:
- Tanishka Cruz, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Justice Center, Charlottesville, VA
- Jim Pickle ’15L, Associate, DLA Piper, Washington, DC
- Christopher Russell, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Buena Vista, VA; W&L Law Adjunct Professor
After attending, you are eligible to earn a Certificate in Legal Research to add to your credentials and show value to employers. One lucky attendee will also win a $100 gift card courtesy of Bloomberg Law.
Contact Andrew Christensen, Faculty Services Librarian, at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your place or for more information.