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Ascent New Associate Learning Program

Phased and Multi-Venue Training

Welcome to the Ascent New Associate website! Bookmark it now so as you progress through your WestlawNext training, you'll always have quick access to the most recent research guides, tips, links, and other reference materials.

The Ascent three-phase training program is designed to help you be the most efficient researcher you can be. The program has a wide variety of learning opportunities for you, including:

Phase 1:
In-Firm Training

Includes a research overview and cost-effective research techniques specific to your firm's online research contract.

Phase 2:
Practice Area Training

We can do this training in groups or individually – at the firm, over the phone, or via webinar.

Phase 3:
Continuing Professional Development

Complimentary CLE and professional development programs for new associates. Choose one free program from West LegalEdcenter on topics such as legal writing, time management, and networking.


24/7 Reference Attorneys

24/7 Reference Attorneys


Technical Support

24/7 Technical Support


Training Over the Phone

Training Over the Phone