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PeopleMap on Westlaw
Public records search resource

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Quickly locate people and find critical information about their connections, assets, and more

PeopleMap on Thomson Reuters Westlaw is the premier public records search tool for discovering data other resources might miss. Perform legal research and due diligence in one place to save time and money, and access billions of aggregated public records from proprietary and trusted sources to confidently get the job done faster and more accurately.

Seamless integration
with Westlaw

Customizable reports

Intuitive graphical

Filtering and
relevancy rankings

"Thomson Reuters has this great PeopleMap software that provided amazing results. We were able to take (wrongfully incarcerated individuals’) last known contact information ... to reach out and help them receive their rightfully earned tax returns."

Carlyle Bruemmer
Reed Smith LLP

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Seamless integration with Westlaw

Now you have one intuitive platform for your legal and public records research.

Perform a powerful global search from the Westlaw homepage that returns relevant public records results for people, businesses, and all available underlying public records content.

Search relevant public records by:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Business information
  • Phone number
  • Location

Customizable reports

Set up your report to see only the information you need in the order you need it. Plus, you can easily share your findings with colleagues. Content included in reports:

  • Identification
  • Assets
  • Adverse findings
  • Business/employment
  • Neighbors and relatives
  • Web analytics

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See for yourself how you can get the job done faster and more accurately with

Free demo

2017 National Law Journal Readers Poll

PeopleMap on Westlaw has once again been voted the Best Online Public Records Research Provider for the second year in a row.

Intuitive graphical interface exposes relationships and connections

PeopleMap offers an intuitive interface design that includes dashboards to ensure your search is easy to conduct and results are easy to understand.

The graphical display allows you to see at a glance how people, assets, and businesses are related so you can visualize and uncover hidden connections more easily.

Expand your individuals or businesses research through Company Investigator reports to quickly determine business affiliations with graphical views of corporate family trees.

Overview of how PeopleMap and Company
Investigator work together. (2:00)

Filtering and relevancy rankings provide the most pertinent information

No need to sort through billions of public records to find the one piece of information you need. PeopleMap allows you to view only the records that matter most to you by customizing your search.

Our relevancy rankings help you narrow results quickly by bringing the most pertinent information directly to the top. Results are automatically broken out by people, businesses, and records for easy viewing.

Download customizable reports in professional, usable formats for professional presentations to your stakeholders.

Users rely on PeopleMap for the following tasks:

  • Opposing party research
  • Witness research
  • Locating parties
  • Confirming facts
  • Locating property information
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Vendor screening
  • Client intake
  • Litigation due diligence

"Those of us in the San Diego office of DLA Piper are so grateful to utilize the power of PeopleMap to quickly and accurately locate public record information to help our homeless veterans."

DLA Piper Law
San Diego, CA

Free demo and sample search

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Top 10 reasons users trust PeopleMap

PeopleMap is the premier tool for discovering data other resources might miss. Learn the 10 main reasons users choose PeopleMap – and stay with it.

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Free public records searches may end up costing time and money

As the name suggests, “public records” are indeed accessible to the public. But does that mean that it’s the most prudent course of action to obtain the records sought by using only those resources freely available?

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Thomson Reuters is not a consumer reporting agency and none of its services or the data contained therein constitute a ‘consumer report’ as such term is defined in the Federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C. sec. 1681 et seq. The data provided to you may not be used as a factor in consumer debt collection decisioning, establishing a consumer’s eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, government benefits, or housing, or for any other purpose authorized under the FCRA. By accessing one of our services, you agree not to use the service or data for any purpose authorized under the FCRA or in relation to taking an adverse action relating to a consumer application.

Seamless integration with Westlaw

With one search, you are able to view public records in context with other relevant
legal documents.

Sample report

Customizable reports

Drag and drop elements of your report to organize the information the way you want it.

Sample report

Filtering and relevancy rankings provide the most
pertinent information

Narrow your results by filtering by location, year of birth, phone number, and other information.

Sample report