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Alexa Drago

Welcome to our first post of the new year!             This week we discuss searching for cases by party and by citation. We also discuss how to narrow results. Let’s get started! ________________________________________ Searching for Cases with Citation The most frequently used function of Casemaker for most users is searching […]

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Holidays are approaching rapidly. Casemaker will be closed 12/24 – 12/25 and 12/31- 1/2. As we also recognize everyone will be busy with the holidays, these weekly emails will take a few weeks off as well and we will resume 1/9/2019. We look forward to sharing great information with you then! This week we will discuss […]

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COBAR has updated its online attorney directory, formerly known as Find A Lawyer, to LicensedLawyer with upgraded search technology to further enhance the ability to connect members with prospective clients.   Similar to Find A Lawyer, which consistently ranked as one of the most visited sections of the COBAR website, Licensed Lawyer allows prospective clients […]

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This week we talk about setting up and using the Secondary Password feature, we explain what SuperCode is and we discuss Citing References. Let’s get started! ________________________________________ Searching for Cases with Citation The most frequently used function of Casemaker for most users is searching by citation. From the home page, you can simply type your […]

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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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