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Fastcase

Fastcase, a member benefit of the State Bar of Georgia, democratizes the law, making it more accessible to more people. Using patented software that combines legal research with Web search, Fastcase helps busy users sift through the clutter, ranking the best cases first and enabling the re-sorting of results to find answers fast.

Founded in 1999, Fastcase has more than 400,000 subscribers from around the world. For more information, visit www.fastcase.com. Fastcase is always adding new features to get you to the best information quickly. Read about these time saving enhancements on their blog at www.fastcase.com/blog.

User Manual and Frequently Asked Questions (Scroll down to Documentation and Downloads for access to a printable user guide.)


Fastcase Video Tutorials

CLE Approved Fastcase Training Opportunities

The Law Practice Management Program (LPM) of the State Bar of Georgia is pleased to announce a new interactive Fastcase class with 3 hours of CLE credit presented once a month at the Bar Center in Atlanta. This class bundles all the current courses, "Introduction to Fastcase," "Boolean (Keyword) Searching" and "Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research" into one hands-on course designed to help you get to the best information faster and smarter. The first hour is an overview explaining how to use Fastcase, then participants will log in to their account on a computer (provided) and research cases using the advanced tools and techniques presented. The award-winning Fastcase app will be reviewed and several other ancillary research tools as well.

LPM also offers "Introduction to Fastcase" live training. This hour-long program is designed to familiarize participants with this valuable member benefit and is presented twice a month at the Bar Center in Atlanta with CLE credit. 

Click here to view the Fastcase training schedule.

Fastcase offers three options for webinar training hosted by a Fastcase attorney; "Introduction to Fastcase," "Boolean (Keyword) Searching" and "Advanced Tips for Enhanced Legal Research." For webinar training hosted by a Fastcase attorney click here.

CLE credit is self-reporting. Click here to download the form to submit.

Please email Sheila Baldwin or call 404-526-8618 for questions concerning training or webinars.

Fastcase Android app

Fastcase launched the first legal research application for the Android platform. With the free download of the new app, Fastcase for Android, users can search Fastcase’s comprehensive national law library of cases and statutes anywhere, anytime, and on any Android device.

Like Fastcase’s award-winning apps for iPhone and iPad, the Android app incorporates Fastcase’s smarter search tools from the Web environment, including powerful algorithms that rank best results first, citation analysis tools, and Mobile Sync with desktop subscriptions to Fastcase.

And like Fastcase’s apps on iOS, the app is free to download, and although it requires a registration, it is free to use, either with or without a Fastcase desktop subscription.

 

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