Law Library to host WestlawNext training classes for attorneys

 The Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library will host five WestlawNext™ training classes for attorneys in 2014. The first class will be held on Wednesday, June 4, from 1 to 2 p.m. and will focus on Criminal Research. Attorneys who wish to know about the premier research materials available to them in their given practice areas or those who wish to learn how to conduct their WestlawNext™ research more efficiently are encouraged to attend the sessions.

Taught by an instructor from Thomson Reuters West, the curriculum of each session will focus upon the research materials in a specific legal practice area and will also offer attorneys strateg ies to maximize relevant search results in the database.

All classes are free and are open to any attorney. Attendees can register in advance by telephoning the library at 248-858-0012.

The Adams-Pratt Oakland County Library is located at 1200 North Telegraph Road in Building 14 East which is the five-story glass building attached to the main courthouse building. The Law Library is on the second floor.

For additional information, contact Laura Mancini, director of Library Services at 248-858-0012 or visit the Law Library’s website at

Upcoming WestlawNext™ training sessions and topics offered by the Adams-Pratt Oakland County Law Library are:

September 3—Estate Planning/Probate Research.

October 8—Advanced WestlawNext™ Searching.

November 5—Statutory Research.

December 5—Business Law Research.

All training sessions are scheduled on a Wednesday from 1 to 2 p.m.