Alexa Drago

This week we talk about citation formats, history and ways to watch and learn. Let’s get started! Citation Format and Autocorrect Casemaker uses the Bluebook citation format and will auto-correct your citations for you. For example, if you enter 567 f3d 1120 in the search bar, Casemaker will correct your entry to 567 F.3d 1120. Both […]

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We hope you had a great holiday weekend. This week we are back with tips about radio buttons, related federal, and more.  Let’s get started! Dialing in your search with the Radio Buttons Below the search bar, you will see a number of radio buttons you can use to select the type of search you […]

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This week we talk about narrowing by a circuit, searching by citation, and more. Let’s get started! Holiday Closure Announcement: Casemaker Support will be closed Thursday 11/22 and Friday 11/23 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen Monday 11/26 at 8 am EST. Have a wonderful holiday weekend Using a Pin Cite Have a pin cite? […]

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This week we talk about Folders, Tree View, and locating your search terms in a document. Let’s get started! Tree View The Tree View interface consists of an expandable hierarchy is contained in a left-hand sidebar while the center area displays the document content when requested. To navigate you click on the plus and minus symbols to […]

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“Yes, And…”

by Alexa Drago on November 5, 2018

Written by: Alex Palzewicz   Picture yourself 20 years ago. The year was 1998… Google was founded, mobile phones were huge (with respect to today’s smart phones), and Microsoft became the biggest company in the world. Immense year for change in the legal profession, no doubt. But there was also something else that took America […]

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This week we offer you a review of three commonly used search operators. Let’s get started! And Searches The AND search is the simplest search to do in Casemaker. Simply put any number of words in leaving a space between each, and Casemaker will retrieve documents which contain all the words you mentioned. Contract binding will find the documents […]

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This week we talk about how to get access to your bar membership benefit, getting help using it, and more. Let’s get started! ________________________________________ Your Casemaker Benefit Many state and county bar associations provide Casemaker to their members as a valued member benefit, saving them nearly a thousand dollars every year. If your bar provides […]

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This week we answer the following: “What is CasemakerPro?” “How can you exclude a term?” “Where are previous versions of content?” Ready to get started? Using the NOT search Are your results giving you a bunch of cases that are not relevant but still contain your terms? Do those irrelevant cases all seem to have […]

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Let’s cover hierarchy searching, browsing statutes and finding cases by docket number this week! Hierarchy Search Casemaker now simplifies searching by limiting your search to the level of hierarchy you are on. If you browse to chapter 5 in your state statute and type a search in the search bar – you will only get results from […]

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This week we talk about statutes, subsections and searching! Let’s get started. Go To Subsection When viewing a lengthy statute, rule or regulation it can be cumbersome to locate the particular subsection you would like to examine. The Go To Subsection menu is right there to help. Locate and load the statute you wish to […]

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