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The New Web Site from the Wisconsin State Law Library
Wednesday, March 11, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

Our award-winning website is now even better!  With more than 450 legal topics, a county legal resource database, and quick links to state and federal primary law and court forms, the WSLL website continues to be a one-stop shop for easily finding trustworthy legal sources online. Learn how to access remote services such as LegalTrac and HeinOnline, navigate the library's catalog, watch video tutorials, and find news about library events and more.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes

WSLL Web Tour
Wednesday March 25, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: State Law Library Training Room

Our award-winning website is now even better!  With more than 450 legal topics, a county legal resource database, and quick links to state and federal primary law and court forms, the WSLL website continues to be a one-stop shop for easily finding trustworthy legal sources online. Learn how to access remote services such as LegalTrac and HeinOnline, navigate the library's catalog, watch video tutorials, and find news about library events and more.
FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is limited to 8. Register Online | Print Registration Form

WestlawNext Classes
Wednesday, April 8
What's New on WestlawNext, Noon - 1 p.m.
Advanced Legal Research with WestlawNext, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit per session. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

Researching Municipal Ordinances
Wednesday, May 13, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

WestlawNext Classes
Wednesday, July 8
Research Fundamentals on WestlawNext, Noon - 1 p.m.
Intermediate Research on WestlawNext, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit per session. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

Introduction to Legislative History Research
Wednesday, August 12, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

People Search
Wednesday, September 9, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

WestlawNext Classes
Wednesday, October 14
Advanced Legal Research with WestlawNext, Noon - 1 p.m.
Legal Ethics & Professional Responsibility Research with WestlawNext, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit per session. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

Searching Google Scholar and Google Books for Legal Research
Wednesday, November 11, Noon - 1 p.m.
Location: Milwaukee Public Library, Meeting Room 1

FREE. 1 CLE credit. Registration is suggested through the Milwaukee Public Library and space is limited. Call 414-286-3011 to register. These are demonstration classes.

About Our Classes

Library staff offer both free and fee-based classes on legal research and using electronic resources in the legal research process. All classes meet in the library's computer training room which is equipped with eight computers for hands-on instruction. All WI State Law Library classes are held at the Wisconsin State Law Library, 120 MLK Jr. Blvd., 2nd floor, in downtown Madison. Map / Parking

If the class you want is already full, contact Tammy Keller to be added to the waiting list. She will call you in the event of a cancellation, or you'll receive first notice when the class is scheduled again.

Classes Offered

The Wisconsin State Law Library strives to offer 12-15 classes per year. Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits are secured for most classes.  Below are some of the most popular offerings in recent years. Please tell us what additional classes we should offer! Contact Lisa Winkler, Outreach Services Librarian

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