Upcoming Legal Research Classes

Upcoming Legal Research Classes

The Harvard Law School librarians will be offering several legal research classes on various topics throughout October and November. These classes are a great way to get started on a writing project or just develop your legal research skills for work on a journal, in a clinic, at a clerkship or at any new job. Signup information for all classes is available here: http://libcal.law.harvard.edu/researchtraining

Finding and Mining SEC docs for Transactional Work
Monday, October 22 from 5:00 to 5:30
Location: WCC 4061
Come learn how to find and mine SEC filings to commit acts of good and evil, whether helping take a company public (S-1), co-opting M&A agreements or finding other model forms.
Contact: Lisa Junghahn, ljunghahn@law.harvard.edu

Getting Started with LinkedIn
Wednesday October 24th from 12:00 to 12:45
Location: Areeda 524
Are you interested in finding out what LinkedIn has to offer for your job search and networking efforts? This 45 minute session will walk you through the process of getting started with LinkedIn, while highlighting some of the service’s most popular features.
Contact: Carli Spina, cspina@law.harvard.edu

Getting Started with Evernote
Tuesday October 30th from 5:00 to 5:45
Location: Areeda 524
Evernote is a cloud-based service that makes it easy to share notes, documents and images across multiple devices. Combined with the many apps that have been created to enhance it, Evernote is a powerful tool for organizing, using and searching through your research, class notes and personal documents.
Contact: Carli Spina, cspina@law.harvard.edu

Finding court records & briefs
Wednesday October 31 from 12:00 to 12:45
Location: Areeda 524
Are you looking for court documents? This class will introduce you to techniques and resources for finding court documents from appellate briefs to trial transcripts.
Contact: Mindy Kent, mkent@law.harvard.edu

Criminal Justice Research Quickie
Friday, November 2 from 12:30 to 12:45
Location: Areeda 524
Interested in Criminal Justice? Attend a quickie training designed to help you find relevant books, articles, videos and other materials.
Contact: Michelle Pearse, mpearse@law.harvard.edu

HBS Style Company & Industry Research
Friday, November 2 from 3:00 to 3:30
Location: WCC 4062
Come learn how to conduct a company and industry research, including resources for PE and VC deals.
Contact: Lisa Junghahn, ljunghahn@law.harvard.edu

Administrative Law Research
Monday, November 5 from 12:15 to 12:45
Location: WCC 4061
Follow the agency rule promulgation process; find and update regulations; find administrative decisions; and navigate agency websites for links to the Code of Federal Regulation and Federal Register.
Contact: Lisa Junghahn, ljunghahn@law.harvard.edu

Essential Employer Research: Researching Law Firms, Lawyers and Judges
Thursday November 8 from 12:00 to 12:45
Location: Areeda 524
Set yourself apart in your job search. Learn how to mine the Library’s resources for background information about potential employers to help target your applications and prepare you for your interviews.
Contact: Mindy Kent, mkent@law.harvard.edu or Carli Spina, cspina@law.harvard.edu

Apps for Law Students and Lawyers
Wednesday November 14th from 12-12:45
Location: Areeda 524
Come learn about mobile apps that will help you to use your mobile device to research on the go, increase your overall productivity and have fun!
Contact: Carli Spina, cspina@law.harvard.edu

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