LexisNexis® CourtLink® Case Study: Small Full-Service Law Firm

“CourtLink provides us with an early notice of new lawsuits before clients are served.”


  • Challenges solved with CourtLink:
    • Need to find new business opportunities using alerts
    • Need to search for any cases involving specific litigants or types of litigation
    • Need to access dockets and documents from federal courts
    • Need to access dockets and documents from state courts
    • Need to access dockets and documents from federal and state courts in one search
    • Need to conduct research on your case
    • Need to research opposing counsel or judge
    • Need to track activity and parties in ongoing cases
    • Need to gather competitive intelligence

Use Case

  • Searches for the following information with CourtLink:
    • All litigation involving a party
    • Specific complaints
    • Documents (briefs, pleadings and motions)
  • Rates the following CourtLink features in terms of their level of importance:
    • Single search: important
    • Alerts: very important
    • Tracks: important
    • Docket runner: very important
    • Docket search: important
  • Top reason for using the CourtLink Alerts feature:
    • To stay current on the latest litigation activity in their practice area


  • Finds the CourtLink features important for the following reasons:
    • Easy to use
    • Efficient
    • Providing comprehensive results
    • Providing the fastest alerts with the complaint attached
    • Able to share updates with colleagues or others working on the case
    • Able to search across federal and state courts at one time
  • Did pinpoint a new business opportunity with CourtLink in the past three months.
  • Considers CourtLink critical to their firm

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