Reference Attorneys Legal research help from legal research experts

Get the most out of your legal research

For more than 30 years, Westlaw customers have relied on the expertise of our bar-admitted Reference Attorneys to answer their legal research questions. They have deep knowledge in traditional legal research sources. But to help you take your research to the next level, our legal research specialists are uniquely trained on analytics, artificial intelligence, big data and their application to legal research.

Get to the information you need fast with an AI-powered search

Unlock the power of AI search

Regardless of how much research experience you might have, using artificial intelligence tools for legal research will be a new experience. With the power of AI, you’ll be better able to cut through volumes of search results to get to the most helpful answers and materials.

Reference attorneys are here to help you get the most out of this new generation of technology.

Shape your case strategy with analytics

With a core understanding of analytics and big data, Reference Attorneys can assist you with Litigation Analytics on Westlaw Edge to build a stronger case strategy and better manage client expectations. They can show you how to make more informed decisions and help you:

  • Leverage data to strengthen your case strategy
  • Streamline your litigation research workflow
  • Use data to manage expectations for outcomes, timelines, and cost

Build your strongest case strategy with data-driven insights

Address the core of your legal issue faster than ever

Unmatched research insights

From standard research issues to deeper questions about Westlaw Edge functionality, Reference Attorneys will help you:

  • Find the answers you need faster than ever before
  • Get instant research and analysis tips
  • Leverage the full potential of your Westlaw Edge subscription for better results
Contact a Reference Attorney

Reference Attorney are available for research support via either call or chat Monday through Friday, 7:00a.m. to 8:00p.m. (CST).

Phone: 1-800-REF-ATTY (1-800-733-2889) (24/7/365)

Law students call 1-800-850-WEST (1-800-850-9378)

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