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Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Last Week

Topic: Administrative/Regulatory Research

 

The final class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Sixth Week

Topic: Secondary Sources plus Electronic Research Internet 

 

The sixth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Fifth Week

Topic: Electronic Research LexisNexis

 

The fifth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Fourth Week

Topic: Electronic Research Westlaw 

 

The fourth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Third Week

Topic: Pennsylvania Research 

 

The third class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Second Week

Topic: Statutory Research

 

The second class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, First Week

Topic: Introduction to Legal Research, Case Law Research & Reporters

 

The first class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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GPLLA Legal Research Course to Begin 2/25/09

The GPLLA board is once again pleased to announce the details for its basic legal research class this Spring, starting on February 25, 2009 and continuing for six additional weeks until April 8, 2009. The class will meet at Jenkins Law Library, every Wednesday evening, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during this period. The schedule and topics covered for the course is as follows:

Date & Topic:

 

2/25/09, Wednesday: Introduction to Legal Research, Case Law Research & Reporters



3/4/09, Wednesday: Statutory Research




3/11/09, Wednesday, Pennsylvania Research




3/18/09, Wednesday: Electronic Research Westlaw

3/25/09, Wednesday: Electronic Research LexisNexis



4/1/09, Wednesday, Secondary Sources plus Electronic Research Internet




4/8/09, Wednesday: Administrative/Regulatory Research


Courses will be taught by fellow GPLLA members from firm and academic libraries. Vendor representatives will aslo teach their respective sessions. For 2009, the instructors include: Edwin Greenlee (Univ. of Pennsylvania); Robert Ey (WolfBlock, LLP); Monica Almendarez (WolfBlock, LLP); Nikki Shenk (Westlaw); Dianne Chambers (LexisNexis); Eric T. Gilson (Rutgers-Camden); A. Hayes Buter (Rutgers-Camden); John Joergensen (Rutgers-Camden); and Michael Barton (Univ. of Pennsylvania).


Given the breadth of the program, the expertise of the instructors, the included materials, and the outstanding facilities available at Jenkins, we believe this course to be a great value to the broader legal community.


The cost for the course is $225.00 and includes the text, Legal Research in a Nutshell. Enrollment is limited to 20 persons. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Westlaw and Lexis, we are able to continue to offer the course at the 2007-2008 price.


If you are interested in enrolling in the course, know of someone who might be interested, or just want to find out more information, please do not hesitate to contact Kristen Rook at the address below. Copies of the course syllabus and instructor biographies are available upon request and will also be posted on the GPLLA website.


Applicants interested in holding a place in the course should send a check in the amount of $225.00, made payable to "GPLLA", to the address below.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, February 25, 2009!

 

Kristen Rook

Research Librarian

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

2005 Market Street, Ste. 2600

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-564-8610

krook@stradley.com

 

And a special thank you to Kristen Rook for organizing this course. Excellent job Kristen, as always.

Jan 14, 2009
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Save the Date-Law Firm Economics – Legal Industry Review, Information Spend, Cost Recovery & the Bottom Line

Lunch & Learn Professional Development Session for GPLLA and WPLLA.

Law Firm Economics – Legal Industry Review, Information Spend, Cost Recovery & the Bottom Line

Please join us for a review of the industry followed by a discussion of impact on local firms.

Goal of this session: Gain a basic understanding how law firms calculate profits and how libraries can positively affect the bottom line. Review current financial trends and legal industry predictions for 2009.

February 11, 2009 from noon-1pm

In Person

Held at the Reed Smith offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh

Lunch will be provided

OR

Via Webex. You must register in advance at: 

https://tlr.webex.com/tlr/k2/j.php?ED=95867737&UID=54719797&FM=1  

After registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session.

Presenter: Nikki Shenk, Esq.

Please RSVP to Scott DeMaris(Program Chair/Vice President-GPLLA).by Monday, Feb 9th if you plan on attending in person

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