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please log into your LSBA Member Account and select the "Go directly to Fastcase" option.
HOT QUICK TIP:  Got a Fastcase Problem? Do this:
  • Contact Fastcase Support - (866) 773-2782 (Option 2); M-F 7am-8pm CST OR
  • Email support@fastcase.com

HAVING TROUBLE WITH NEW FASTCASE 7? Help is on the way!  Join Fastcase’s Erin Page for an LSBA-only, hour long, live training webinar to get all your questions answered.
  • The live webinar will be on October 27, 2020, at 10 am. Register here. This is not offered for CLE credit. 
  • The training is designed for all Fastcase users, new to experienced. The presentation covers basic legal research tips for efficient, effective legal research as well as a tour of Fastcase features with a focus on case law searches and statute searches in Fastcase 7. 
  • Erin M. Page, Esq., Senior Law Librarian and Reference Attorney with Fastcase, is a graduate of the William and Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law, where she received honors in Legal Practice. She also received a BA in Classics from St John's College, Annapolis, and a Master's degree in Legal Library Science from Catholic University. Prior to working with Fastcase, Erin worked for 8 years as an attorney with Convergent in Insurance Mediation and as company trainer/ CLE coordinator.


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In June 2005, the Louisiana State Bar Association became the first state bar association in the nation to offer Fastcase as a free benefit to its members. Since then, LSBA continues to offer Fastcase as a member benefit to all LSBA members. 

Fastcase 7.3 (the most current iteration), code name "Mercury" offers a fluid and easy-to-navigate online legal research library. With enhanced Forecite, Tag Cloud, Authority Check and Bad Law Bot, Fastcase 7 also offers more advanced search options, new results screen options, larger fonts and selections to make documents easier to read on computer screens, and dual-column printing options.

  • With Fastcase 7.3, you will experience everything from a complete visual overhaul to new advanced search options.  More info on "Mercury" here

This member benefit is unlimited — with no restrictions on time or number of transactions, unlimited printing, unlimited reference assistance and unlimited customer service included for free, as well as a newspaper archive, legal forms and a one-stop PACER search of federal filings. Training webinars and tutorials, industry-leading mobile apps, and live customer support are available from members of the Fastcase team.

Fastcase 7 offers the following features:

  • User Friendly Home Screen

  • Advanced Search

  • Results Screen

  • Tag Cloud

  • Interactive Timeline

  • Document Page

  • Authority Check

  • Dual-Column Printing


**FASTCASE NEWS:
  • Questions about the transition to Fastcase 7?  Go here to learn about the improvements and new services.  
  • In this full article download, Full Court Press author and insurance law expert Barry Zalma shares step-by-step practical advice on how to protext interests after natural disasters, such as hurricanes and earthquakes. Topics include how to present a claim to achieve the best results, write a notice of loss, and effectively communciate with adjustors.  
  • Leaders in legal technology, Fastcase CEO Ed Walters and Director of Analytics Michael Sander, consider how data assists lawyers with Joe Patrice.  Listen to this short podcast to learn how data can drive your cases and set client expectations. 
  • Fastcase's web-based bankruptcy filing service now has credit forms available.  Visit TopForm.law for a free trial. 
  • The Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that a suit filed by Fastcase against Casemaker was improperly dismissed. This suit and others concern the Georgia secretary of state's grant of exclusive publishing rights to Georgia's administrative regulations which allows Casemaker to license the content to others for a fee. Fastcase is contending that the regulations are public law and should not be under copyright by a private company.


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New Orleans, LA 70130
(800) 421-LSBA(5722) / (504) 566-1600