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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
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Practical Law

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Useful Websites and Blogs

WestlawNext Tip of the Week »

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

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

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


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