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ALM Releases New Version of Smart Litigator for New York and New Jersey Lawyers

ALM Releases New Version of Smart Litigator for New York and New Jersey Lawyers

NEW YORK – April 3, 2012 – ALM, a leading provider of news and business information to the legal and real estate industries, today announced the release of Smart Litigator 2.0, a major upgrade to the comprehensive online legal research service focused specifically on the needs of litigators in New York and New Jersey.

The product enhancements include a more intuitive user interface, upgraded research and practice tools, and significant additions to state-specific and national content sets. The new features were based on extensive customer feedback from litigation practitioners in New York and New Jersey.

Launched in 2011, Smart Litigator provides attorneys with comprehensive access to online legal resources — including cases, statutes, regulations, verdicts, and practice forms – combined with exclusive content developed by a contributing team of prominent litigators. The product also features timely legal news and analysis from ALM’s two regional newspapers, New York Law Journal and New Jersey Law Journal.

“Litigators need solutions that provide targeted research, drafting and case prep tools that are affordably priced,” said Tim Kennelty, ALM’s vice president of product strategy and development. “The enhancements to Smart Litigator we are launching today will facilitate quicker and easier access to an even deeper database of the resources they need to research, draft and practice efficiently and effectively. Smart Litigator is now, more than ever, the right solution for busy litigators in New York and New Jersey.”

Highlights of the new features include

  • New York Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR), New York Court Acts, New Jersey Court Rules and New Jersey Administrative Code.
  • More state-specific and national treatises
  • More Law Journal case decisions
  • More practice forms and checklists, featured case files and practice Q&As
  • Enhanced, intuitive user interface, with streamlined navigation
  • Customizable home page for increased productivity.
  • Enhanced, easier-to-use “My Briefcase” and redesigned “My Site History” for quick access to past research

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