NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 7, 2006–
New litigation suite of services presents exclusive, relevant content, tools and services when and where litigators need it throughout the litigation lifecycle
LexisNexis U.S. is changing the game in the nearly $3 billion litigation services market with today’s introduction of LexisNexis(R) Total Litigator 1.0, a straightforward tool which enables attorneys to uncover vital information necessary to gain strategic advantages throughout the litigation lifecycle, all in one place. LexisNexis is a leading provider of legal, news and business information services and tools proven to improve firm productivity and profitability.
LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 is the most recent example of LexisNexis(R) Total Practice Solutions, the company’s new strategy aimed at firms’ broader business and practice needs. Total Practice Solutions help legal professionals achieve excellence in both the business and practice of law by providing better tools to increase productivity, profitability and growth. LexisNexis offerings are designed for the way legal professionals work, in all of the areas essential to their success, including Client Development, Research Solutions, Practice Management and Litigation Services.
Endorsed as the “best option for litigators” by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), the first such endorsement in the organization’s 35 years of service to litigators, LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 delivers unprecedented value to litigators and their firms. This suite of tools enables access to critical content, tools and services mapped to the way litigators think and work, all according to the specific tasks they undergo throughout the litigation process.
The NITA endorsement was further driven by the depth and breadth of advantages these tools provide. For example, LexisNexis Total Litigator:
— Is the only comprehensive litigation solution: By offering the most complete litigation solution, which includes research, electronic discovery, service of process and court records, LexisNexis Total Litigator is the only service in the market that covers the entire litigation lifecycle from start to finish, all in one place and organized the way litigators think and work.
— Helps develop effective litigation strategy: By responding to the expanding and emerging types of litigation, LexisNexis Total Litigator helps make effective and efficient case evaluation, effectively deals with electronic discovery, and manages litigation activity and information residing in multiple, disconnected locations.
“Litigators require a set of tools that are designed to be utilized the way they think and work. LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 enables this and much more,” said Andy Prozes, CEO of LexisNexis Group. “As industry experts – including NITA – attest, LexisNexis Total Litigator is the best option for litigators to find and utilize vital information while gaining a competitive edge throughout the litigation lifecycle.”
LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 is divided into several categories which represent the primary components of the litigation workflow, including:
— Drafting, Service of Process and Filing: LexisNexis Total Litigator includes industry-leading, reliable resources to accomplish these critical tasks, including Matthew Bender forms, and service of process and electronic filing through LexisNexis(R) File & Serve.
— Legal Research: LexisNexis is the unmatched authority in legal research, and LexisNexis Total Litigator takes complete advantage of this research through case law with headnotes, Shepard’s(R) Citations Service, analytic materials from Matthew Bender Treatises, and briefs.
— Gathering Intelligence: LexisNexis Total Litigator provides the most comprehensive case investigation resources available to litigators, including court records and strategic profiles through LexisNexis(R) CourtLink(R), public records and comprehensive news content.
— Formal Discovery: With LexisNexis Total Litigator, attorneys are provided with proven, unmatched industry expertise in electronic discovery through LexisNexis(R) Applied Discovery(R) and the precision searching of LexisNexis and internal firm documents through LexisNexis(R) Total Search.
In addition, LexisNexis will continue to build and assemble expanded litigation content, tools and services, including research-enabled case management; additional briefs, transcripts, motions and verdict reports; court rules information; and calendaring tools. These will be introduced throughout the year.
“No matter what an attorney is working on during the course of a case, only LexisNexis Total Litigator 1.0 offers a strategic advantage by making it more efficient to find the information they need, wherever and whenever they need it,” said Michele Vivona, vice president and general manager, LexisNexis Litigation Services. “Finding and managing critical information has never been this easy, and we look forward to assisting attorneys with this comprehensive litigation solution.”
LexisNexis Total Litigator is a component of LexisNexis Litigation Services, the company’s overarching offering of complete litigation solutions. LexisNexis Litigation Services drives winning litigation strategies by providing a comprehensive collection of industry-leading litigation information, tools and services focused on research, management and analysis of data throughout the entire litigation process. These Litigation Services further support the LexisNexis Total Practice Solutions.