Reference, Information, and Job Search



Recommended Legal Research Sites

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  • Mass. Trial Court Law Library information. This is the place to start when doing any kind of legal research in Massachusetts. Their Forms section provides links to all sorts of free legal forms specific to Massachusetts. They also provide links to court cases and laws of Massachusetts. 
  • Lexis Nexis is a paid site for lawyers. Students can access Lexis Nexis Academic for free with your student library card.
  • Westlaw is a paid site for lawyers. Students can access Westlaw Campus for free with your student library card.

Other Legal Research Sites

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  • The Library of Congress website
  • Cornell Law School. This site has links to the Code of Federal Regulations, the US Code, and numerous other information links.
  • U.Penn Law School’s Biddle Law Library. It has links to many legal research sources that cannot be found elsewhere, such as the Uniform Laws website NCCUSL.
  • The Electric Law Library. A research tool (with a sense of humor.) Articles and forms for free on legal topics. They also connect to other sites where you can buy forms.
  • FindLaw is a free general legal search site that has info on cases, statutes, etc. from across the United States.

Topical Legal Information

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Massachusetts Legal Sites

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Paralegal Professional/Career Sites

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General Job Search and Information

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Legal and Paralegal Job Search

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Placement and Temp Agencies

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NOTE:  Typically the employer will pay a temp or placement agency a fee for finding an employee.  But some may charge the employee instead.  Be sure to understand what they are doing for you and what they are charging you. 

Additional Job Related Sites

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Thinking About Law School?

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If you are considering Law School, you may want to check out this website. It was created by expert legal educators to help law students and pre-law students succeed.

Last Modified: 2/19/14