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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Legal Research Brown Bag Sessions

March 31st, April 5th, 7th & 8th
These 50 minute sessions will sharpen your legal research skills and help you hit the ground practice ready this summer! Bring your lunch. Cookies provided!

Discovery & Authentication of Social Media Evidence
Thursday, March 31st  12:20 -1:10 p.m.  Room N-209
Covers issues involved in obtaining evidence from social media platforms such as Facebook in civil litigation and how to authenticate social media evidence for use in civil or criminal trials. (Michael Hannon, presenter)

Cost Effective Legal Research
Tuesday, April 5th 12:20 -1:10 p.m.  Room N-209
Covers searching techniques for cost effectiveness and time efficiency, illustrating law firm cost recovery methods and important changes in legal publishing. (Kurt Meyer, presenter)

Research Strategy & Process 
Thursday, April 7th 12:20 - 1:10 p.m.  Room N-209
Tips on how to approach a typical research assignment; questions you should ask; where to begin; research sources and methods; what to do when you’re stuck.  (Vicente Garces, presenter)

Technology for Lawyers
Friday, April 8th 12:20 - l:10 p.m.  Room N-209
This session will cover a wide variety of technologies and technology issues that lawyers should be aware of.  It will cover the kinds of software law firms use, mobile apps for lawyers, and warnings about the common technology pitfalls lawyers need to be aware of. (Scott Uhl, presenter)