Updated: Jan. 17, 2019

WSBA Member Benefit: Free Legal Research

The WSBA contracts with these vendors to provide members with free access to primary law databases. 


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Access Casemaker Now

Log-in to your myWSBA account and you will be automatically redirected.

Troubleshoot Issues with Casemaker

Contact Casemaker customer service at support@casemakerlegal.com or by telephone at 877-659-0801.

Receive Training on Casemaker

Twice a month, Casemaker offers a webinar on the basics of using its tool. Check out their webinar page

Casemaker also provides weekly tips which you can access here.

Provide Feedback to WSBA

If you have any other questions or feedback about Casemaker, please contact us.

Coming Soon!

Starting in early February, the WSBA will be offering premium access to the Fastcase legal research platform for free!  Check out the January issue of NWLawyer to learn more, and watch for an update in your inbox!

Get Ready for Fastcase

Each week, Fastcase offers a free webinar that is CLE-accredited for WSBA members. Check out their webinar page for the list of upcoming dates and to register.

You can also visit https://www.fastcase.com/support/ to watch videos on-demand.

Provide Feedback to WSBA

If you have any other questions or feedback about Fastcase, please contact us.

 


For all of your legal research needs, check out the following resources.

Free and Low-Cost Resources

Free Lending Library

Paid Services


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Free and Low-Cost Research

 

The following external links include other legal research tools that may help you in your practice:

WA Pattern Jury Instructions  |  Published by Thomson Reuters 

LLRX  |  Law and Technology Resources for Legal Professionals

Seattle University School of Law  |  Law Library Guides

University of Washington Law School  |  Legal Research Guides

Cornell Law School  |  Legal Information Institute

Law Library of Congress  |  The World's Largest Law Library

Yale Law School  |  The Avalon Project - Ancient and Medieval Legal Resources


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Lending Library

 

The WSBA Lending Library offers over 300 titles to borrow for free, regardless of your geographic location.  You can order books online and have them shipped to you for free. The following legal research books are available:

Get Started

To start borrowing books, you can register online through myWSBA. Browse books and place holds at wsba.libib.com

To learn more, visit the lending library page.


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If you are interested  in services with a subscription cost, a paid research service may be ideal for you:

 


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