Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and
technology solutions, today announced its next generation legal research
Advance™ has dramatically expanded its content and functionality,
giving legal professionals superior tools and insights to optimize their
research strategy and achieve the most relevant results faster. The new
release provides more intuitive and customizable browse-functionality
and enhanced mobile
access, and also integrates with LexisNexis®
Verdict & Settlement Analyzer and LexisNexis®
eBooks, helping legal professionals research and analyze results all
in one place.
“The legal profession has entered an era of constant change propelled by
technology advancements, increasing mobility and a generational shift in
the legal workforce,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of Research and Litigation
Solutions at LexisNexis. “Lexis Advance is a dynamic research solution
fueled by our unique ability to quickly translate customer needs and
work styles into innovative capabilities – better and faster than anyone
With even more options to personalize, analyze and manage legal
research, the Lexis Advance solution has reached another milestone on
its path to transform legal research for its customers.
"I love Lexis Advance! The new platform makes researching so
much more efficient. If you are not using it you are missing out!" said
Darla Woodring, Associate at an Am Law 100 firm.
Lexis Advance now includes:
Increased Control – Search, Browse and Filter
Better search, browse and filtering provide users with more control and
Source Selection – A new pre-search option to browse, search
for and view details of a source, offering more control and the option
to identify sources related to a legal matter.
Browse & Search Table of Contents – Convenient browse and
search of the Table of Contents lets users drill deeper into the
content of pre-selected sources.
Expanded Topics & Browse Capability – Expanded to more than
4,000 topic summaries, allows users to research a legal matter within
its context or get a refresher on a legal topic.
Snapshot – Displayed in a single, expandable overview, the new
‘Snapshot’ feature offers an efficient way to quickly review the top
search results from each content type.
Customized Settings & Document Delivery – Save individual
settings and options based on user preferences, facilitating easy
set-up and results management.
Exclusive Visualization Solutions
Unique visualization solutions in Lexis Advance give users a quick,
easy-to-use opportunity to review and analyze their results and complete
their research with more confidence:
Integration of Verdict
& Settlement Analyzer – Search and analyze the
largest available collection of verdict and settlement content to
establish patterns from past cases, analyze and compare outcomes, and
conduct early case assessment.
This new capability joins the two existing exclusive visualization
capabilities in Lexis Advance:
Research Map – Depicts prior research history to validate that
results are complete.
Shepard’s® Graphical – Visualizes citing
decisions to ensure users cite good law.
Fully Integrated Anytime, Anywhere Access
The enhancements also bring fully integrated access anytime, anywhere:
Optimized Mobile Experience – Greater alignment between online
access for any type of device,
with special apps for iPad and iPhone, including matching content
types and filters, search within results, and the ability to highlight
and annotate saved documents.
Library Integration – By September 2012, the largest
collection of authoritative legal eBook content will be seamlessly
integrated with direct cite links to caselaw and additional content
through Lexis Advance.
Significant Content Additions
The enhancements also include significant content additions allowing lexis.com®
users to transition to Lexis Advance:
More Content – Expanded content across all categories,
including news, directories, treatise & analytical materials, pattern
jury instructions and expert witness analysis.
Lexis Advance harnesses state-of-the-art technology, powered by the
LexisNexis open-sourced, big data solution High Performance Computing
Cluster (HPCC Systems®), enabling the most rapid delivery of
relevant research results.
Lexis Advance continues to deliver all content with transparent pricing,
including a quick preview and associated costs for documents outside a
user’s subscription. “I like the fact that in Lexis Advance, there’s no
charge to the client for the search until we access the resource
that addresses our question,” said Elaine Knecht, Director of
Information Resources at Hiscock & Barclay LLP.
Significant Lexis Advance innovations and integration with additional
LexisNexis® products and services will follow later in the
Lexis Advance screen shots can be downloaded here:
Verdict & Settlement Analyzer
About LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and
technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax,
government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed
decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer,
the company was the first to bring legal and business information online
with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal &
Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content,
to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways.
Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures
organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve
productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. Part of Reed
Elsevier, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more
than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.