Free Legal Research Workshops

The Wisconsin State Law Library (WSLL) & Dane County Legal Resource Center (DCLRC) will be offering a number of free workshops.
WSLL Workshops:
Wisconsin Court System Website: What’s On It For Me?
Wednesday July 7, 2004 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Navigate the Court System’s website and find the information you need. Learn how to access Circuit Court records, find mandatory forms, search Supreme Court and Court of Appeals opinions, and check appellate case status. Explore additional resources such as the Self Help Center and court administrative office pages. Join us for a tour of this useful website.
FREE Class. Registration is limited to 8.
For more information, see the WSLL Workshop Schedule
WSLL Web Tour
Wednesday August 4, 2004 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Take a guided tour of the information-packed WSLL website. Explore Wisconsin & Federal legal resources, travel around the Legal Topics page, and learn to navigate our web catalog and LegalTrac.
FREE Class. Registration is limited to 8.
For more information, see the WSLL Workshop Schedule
DCLRC Workshops:
Legal Research in a Nutshell
The class covers the basic Wisconsin primary and secondary legal resources in print and on the Internet and is designed for those with little or no experience with legal materials.
• Saturday June 19 at South Madison Branch of Madison Public Library (2222 S Park Street). Call (608) 266-6395 to reserve a spot.
• Thursday June 24 at Monona Public Library (1000 Nichols Rd., Monona). Call (608) 222-6127 to reserve a spot.
Legal Information Sessions
Monthly workshop on various topics related to legal research or court procedures. Presented by DCLRC staff, no legal advice will be given at these sessions. The public is welcome to attend. All sessions are 12-1 p.m. in the DCLRC (Room 315 in the Courthouse). Contact us for more information, 266-6316 or
• Thursday June 17: How to Research a Legal Question. This session will cover how to develop a method or process for finding legal information and resources. Various ways of researching a legal question will be shown.
• Thursday July 15: How to Find WI Primary Law: Statutes and Ordinances
• Thursday August 12: How to find legal resources written for the nonlawyer
• Thursday September 16: Initiating a Court Action: Locating Court Rules & Forms
• Thursday October 14: Dane County Court Offices Tour
• Thursday November 18: Who ya’ gonna call? Finding legal services and resources in Dane Co.