With the touch of a key, visit databases addressing virtually every issue impacting the modern legal practitioner. From landmark decisions to law libraries; breaking news to conference opportunities; continuing education to statistics, trends and more - consider this the "go-to" source for nearly everything a savvy legal pro needs to know.

What you need to know

Whether setting up a new practice or shoring up current operations, most legal pros welcome a bit of help. This section provides a how-to guide on a range of operational topics, including Software and Hardware, Vendor Relations, Staff and Employment, Sales and Marketing, Customer Service and Purchasing, Insurance, and Communications.

Sales and Marketing

Inside the courtroom, lawyers must present the jury with good reason to rule in favor of a particular client. Similarly, attorneys must employ the same persuasive approach outside the halls of justice, ultimately convincing the target market to rule in favor of their services.

Billing and Accounts Receivable

The image of lawyers running up their clients' tabs as costly seconds tick away on the office clock has long held a place in American pop culture. And because the legal profession can pay quite well - a median hourly rate of more than $200 for experienced attorneys nationwide, according to - the tenacity of this perception is not surprising.