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ASCENT Summer Associate Learning Program

Research and Reference Guides

Opportunities to Build Your Skills

On-Site Training
Get in-depth training on a particular topic with hands-on training conducted by your account team. To schedule on-site training, talk to your firm’s training administrator or contact your account manager. Law students can also visit the academic website to access in-person trainings offered at their schools.

Virtual Training
Customized one-on-one or group sessions can be conducted over-the-phone or online with your firm’s dedicated national account representative. Contact your representative at 1-800-328-0109 or

Self-Paced Online Learning Courses
On-demand lessons range from basic research skills to advanced WestlawNext certifications, from practice area research tips to making effective use of Thomson Reuters software solutions. View Course Listing »

Practical Law

Practical resources to get you up to speed quickly and hit the ground running.

Useful Websites and Blogs

WestlawNext Tip of the Week »

Research tips by Thomson Reuters bar-admitted attorneys.

Headnote of the Day »

Daily headnotes summarize points of law that are especially humorous, profound, or interesting.

Reference Attorney Blog »

Follow new legal developments and learn insights from expert legal researchers.

Legal Solutions Blog »

Technology, practice insights, research, news, and legal solutions from Thomson Reuters.

Legal Current »

Information and commentary on the business and practice of law from Thomson Reuters.


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