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Carole Levitt

Internet For Lawyers


Carole Levitt, founder/principal of Internet For Lawyers (IFL), is an internationally recognized CLE seminar speaker and best-selling American Bar Association author. She writes and speaks on Internet investigative and legal research, social media research, social media ethics, and technology for lawyers.  Since 1999, IFL has provided law firms, corporations, and local and state Bar Associations around the country with professional and entertaining turn-key CLE programs. The company focuses on delivering information about free investigative and background research resources available on the Internet.

 

Together with co-author Mark Rosch, Levitt has written several ABA Law Practice Division books, including "Google Gmail and Calendar For Lawyers in One Hour" (2013), two editions of "The Lawyer’s Guide to Fact Finding on the Internet," "Google For Lawyers," and "Find Info Like a Pro," Volumes 1 and 2. They have also just completed the thirteenth edition of their book "The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet" (2015, IFL Press). Levitt also co-authored “Internet Legal Research on a Budget (ABA, 2013) with Judy K. Davis.

 

Previously, Levitt was a California attorney, a law librarian in Chicago and Los Angeles, and a Legal Research and Writing Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law. She graduated with distinction from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and was a member of the school’s law review. Carole has a Masters in Library Science and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Illinois.

 

She is active in numerous professional associations, including the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Association of Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA).

Product Type
Text-Based CLE

Legal Ethics Considerations for Lawyers' Use of Cloud Computing Services


Faculty:
Carole Levitt |  Mark Rosch
Duration:
1:00
Short Description:
As law office technology becomes more sophisticated, more and more of the functions of that software is moving off-site...off of the lawyers' own computers and networks, and into the "Cloud." Differe...

Product Type
Text-Based CLE

American Bar Association's Formal Ethics Opinion 10-457 Covering Attorneys' Use of Web Sites to Market Their Practices


Faculty:
Carole Levitt |  Mark Rosch
Duration:
1:00
Short Description:
As early as 1996, many state bar associations began issuing formal (or advisory) ethics opinions on the ethical uses of Internet technology. Many of those opinions relating to Web sites and online com...

Product Type
Text-Based CLE

Contacting Unrepresented Persons via Social Networking Sites - New York State Bar and Philadelphia Bar Associations' Social Media Research Ethics Opinions


Faculty:
Mark Rosch |  Carole Levitt
Duration:
1:00
Short Description:
More and more attorneys and judges are using social media, either for its intended purpose of social networking (and, for the lesser intended purpose of marketing) or for its unintended purpose of inv...

Product Type
Text-Based CLE

Looking For Evidence in Virtual Places Admissibility of Internet Evidence


Faculty:
Mark Rosch |  Carole Levitt
Duration:
1:00
Short Description:
Lawyers looking for evidence need to start thinking about looking "virtually." With increasing amounts of "paperless" information being added to the Internet every minute of every day, there is an inc...

Product Type
On Demand

Free Legal Research: Discover the NEW Casemaker4 (Your State Bar Association offers access to the Casemaker4 database as a free member benefit.)


Faculty:
Carole Levitt |  Mark Rosch
Duration:
1:00
Format:
Audio and Video
Short Description:
Casemaker4 is an online legal research system that lawyers in many states (such as Maine, New Hampshire and others) can access for free through their bar association memberships. Casemaker updated its...

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