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October 2, 2012
Washington State Convention Center 7th & Pike Street, Seattle 6.00 General CLE Credits Approved Professional Guardian 6.0 General Credits Approved Featuring Nationally Recognized Internet Trainers Carole Levitt, Esq and Mark Rosch, Internet for Lawyers (IFL) Learn how the Internet is changing the way legal professionals need to research and run their practice to competently represent their clients. Find out if failing to “Google” as part of the due diligence process could keep you from winning a case or successfully completing a transaction. Uncover the best research strategies and learn to master Google. Discover how attorneys are using free public record sites and sites with free “publicly available” information, including social networking sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Google Plus, and LinkedIn) for discovery, trial preparation, background checks, and locating missing persons. Included in your registration is a copy of the 500-page book, The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet, 12th edition (a $64.95 value). Don’t be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of information that will assist you in meeting your investigative research obligations. Come join Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, internationally recognized Internet trainers and American Bar Association authors of five American Bar Association books, who will show you how to be a cybersleuth to unearth information FREE (or at low cost!) on the Net. Faculty Carole Levitt, Esq. has over twenty years of combined experience in the legal field as a California attorney, internet trainer, law librarian and legal research and writing professor. She was the “Computer Counselor” columnist for the Los Angeles Lawyer magazine. Mark Rosch is the developer and manager of IFL’s website and online education services. He serves as the editor of IFL’s newsletter, The Internet Legal Research Update. Mr. Rosch authors numerous articles about computer technology in various publications.
Current ABA books co-authored by the speakers: Google for Lawyers: Essential Search Tips and Productivity Tools (2010); Find Info Like a Pro Volume 1: Mining the Internet’s Publicly Available Resources for Investigative Research (2010), and Find Info like a Pro, Volume 2: Mining the Internet’s Public Records for Investigative Research (2011). To receive a 20% discount off copies of the speakers’ most recent ABA books, visit http://www.netforlawyers.com/barbooks and use this discount code: kcba
AGENDA 8:30am-9:00am Registration and Coffee Service 9:00am-12:15pm Morning Session (Includes 15 Minute Break)
Super Search Engine Strategies for Discovery, Trial Preparation, and to Successfully Complete Transactions Mastering Google • Do lawyers have a duty to Google? • Learn how to create more effective searches • What’s new in Google search results? • Key into Google’s “advanced search” menu to create sophisticated searches • Narrow and filter search results • Googling for background/investigative information about people and companies • Find addresses, phone, fax, and cell numbers for service of process, etc. • Uncover news from current and archival sources • Keep on top of your research using free alerts • Find images and learn about reverse image searching • Reveal hidden search features, secrets, and shortcuts • Locate information from the “invisible” Web Beyond Google • Track down altered or deleted Web pages • Authenticate altered or deleted Web pages • Learn about other search engines • Discover Meta-search sites
12:15pm-1:30pm Lunch (on your own) 1:30pm-4:45pm Afternoon Session (Includes 15 Minute Break)
Investigative Research Strategies for the Legal Professional Learn How to Search Like a Private Investigator • Key differences between public records and “publicly available” information • Uncover driver’s license records
• Dig up death records and birthdays • Discover Social Security Numbers • Learn to extract background information from dockets • Unearth bankruptcies • Develop Internet investigative search strategies • Mine the Web for missing people • Glean private or personal information from search engines, blogs, & discussion groups How to Access Expensive Databases…for Free…to Find • Factual information • Background information • Full-text newspaper and magazine articles • Press releases Discover Quick and Easy Methods to Retrieve Background Information From Public Records and Publicly Available Data From • Online telephone/address directories to obtain information for service of process, etc. • Public record portals • People meta-search sites • Sex offender registries • Expert witness directories • S.E.C. filings How to Use Social Networking Sites For Investigative Research: What, Why and How • What is social networking? • Discover how lawyers use social networking sites like Myspace, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google Plus for investigative and background research • Find out how to overcome social media authentication, discovery & evidentiary issues • Learn o o o o o o to effectively: Seek out the smoking gun Dig up “dirt” about opposing parties Uncover information to attack witnesses’ credibility Obtain useful background information about potential clients, potential jurors, opposing attorneys, and even judges Key into information that can be the turning point in a case Locate missing people…and more
4:45pm Evaluations and Adjourn
Comments from prior programs One of the most useful CLE’s I’ve ever attended! (33 yrs) Great program! Both speakers obviously knowledgeable and eager to share information. Really useful, practical information great presenters - humor was particularly wonderful. Great program! I wish I could set up a practice program to work along with these speakers! Very informative: attention-keeping and entertaining
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