Law Firm Legal Research Requirements in the Legal Academy Beyond Carnegie
70 Pages Posted: 12 Dec 2015
Date Written: June 11, 2014
What types of research resources must new hires know how to use, and in which format(s)? To answer this question, this article starts by identifying the historical research deficiencies of new attorneys. The author goes on to summarize four recent and well-regarded law firm practice skills studies, as well as results of the author's 2010 law firm survey. This article concludes by identifying a three part plan to improve those research skills lacking in new attorneys.
Keywords: legal research, research, Meyer, law firm, survey, report
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