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Firm Central + Westlaw Global Search = Major advantages

Colin Peterson
Practice Management Post-sale Product Specialist

The never-ending need to do more with less

Everyone in the legal profession is experiencing what has been called “the new legal landscape.” Whatever you choose to call it, it means that your firm is required to accomplish more tasks and produce more work product in less time, often with fewer resources.

You are charged with clearly explaining and contextualizing decisions to your clients and colleagues. But, most of the time, you don’t have the resources to quickly locate and organize everything on every matter.

Search more efficiently, work more efficiently

What if you could simply locate relevant matter documents already saved in your Firm Central matter folders during your Westlaw search? Think of how much time you could save if you didn’t have to pivot between your Westlaw search results and documents you’ve already saved in Firm Central. Imagine how convenient – not to mention how effective – it would be if all of those documents were available at your fingertips.

Every Westlaw Global Search now includes content from your Firm Central document folders

Westlaw Global Search has been expanded to include all of your Firm Central content. That allows you to locate everything you need – easily and quickly. The integrated Westlaw Global Search helps you quickly and efficiently locate on-point material within your firm’s own work product as well as documents you’ve already reviewed and saved in Firm Central.

WestSearch performs a global search of the most authoritative legal information in the world. It accesses the most comprehensive, most trusted collection of legal content gathered from close relationships with courts, legislatures, and leading authors of analytical content. As always, you’ll have confidence in your online legal research knowing you’re drawing from the most comprehensive and reliable authority – and now you’ll have immediate access to all of your Firm Central documents.

Every document, right where you need it

All of the documents you have stored in Firm Central – firm documents, Thomson Reuters Doc & Form Builder forms, previous Westlaw legal research results, and more – are right there, exactly where you need them, when you need them. You can select a document and view it in the Westlaw document viewer, or you can follow “breadcrumb” links to the applicable Matter and Documents folders in Firm Central.

The enhanced integration between Firm Central and Westlaw helps you deliver more and better work product under more demanding conditions.

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About the author

Colin Peterson

As a practice management post-sale product specialist, I offer free unlimited ongoing support. I gain satisfaction in my role by empowering customers and helping them get the most out of the practice management solutions they are already using.