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60 Sites in 60 Minutes - CBA Convention - 2000

CBA Convention 2000
60 Sites in 60 Minutes

presented by:

Reba Nance, reban@cobar.org
Mel Reveles, mreveles@cobar.org
Larry Smith, larry.smith@lawofficeconsulting.com

REBA'S SITES

INVESTIGATIVE RESOURCES


Craig Ball's Website - Great Site for Investigative Links
http://www.craigball.com

Colorado Criminal Defense Bar - Links
http://www.ccdb.org./resources.html

Public Records from KnowX
http://www.knowx.com

CIS Investigative Services - Great investigative links
http://home.HiWAAY.net/~pvteye/source.html

Hoover's Online - Company Information
http://www.hoovers.com

Flat Rate Info
http://www.flatrateinfo.com

    Webgator - Investigative Resources

iPING
http://www.iping.com/

On Line Auction of Assets
http://www.bid4assets.com

Findlaw - Practice Management Materials
http://www.findlaw.com/19lawpractice/index.html

ON-LINE CLE


ABA Connection - CLE
http://www.abanet.org/cle/connection.html

CLE Online
http://www.cleonline.com

ALI-ABA Video, Audio & Study Materials Catalog
http://www.ali-aba.org/aliaba/vlrintro.htm

    Findlaw CLE On-Line - The best set of links to on-line CLE programs

PALM STUFF


Palm Pilot in the Law Firm
http://www.wwwscribe.com/glasser4.htm

Palm Computing Resources for Lawyers
http://www.nettechie.com/palm.htm

BackupBuddyNG - a.k.a. Intelligent Systems
http://www.backupbuddy.com

Shortcuts to Enter Time into Palms
http://www.palmlaw.com

DOCUMENT CONVERTERS


DOCUMENT READERS


    PalmGear
    • Documents to Go by DataViz
      TealDoc - Allows you to read documents on your Palm

VIRTUAL DRIVE SERVICES


My Docs Online
http://www.mydocsonline.com

Driveway
http://www.driveway.com

Xdrive
http://www.xdrive.com

    I-Drive.Com - Back up your PC/store documents on the Internet

Federal Web Locator
http://www.infoctr.edu/fwl

Edgar SEC Filings - Free
http://sec.findlaw.com/edgarindex.html

eGroups - Create your own e-mail groups
http://www.egroups.com

ABA 2000 TechShow© 60 Sites in Sixty Minutes
http://www.techshow.com/60_2000.html

Attorneys BID on Performing Legal Services for You!
http://www.AttorneysBid.com

U.S. Court of Appeals - Tenth Circuit
http://www.law.emory.edu/10circuit

FREE MESSAGING SERVICES


Ureach
http://www.ureach.com

FaxPC
http://www.faxpc.com

Onebox
http://www.onebox.com

Getmessage
http://www.getmessage.com

    Fax4Free

Internet Address Country Abbreviations
http://www.ifas.ufl.edu/~MARKETING/country.html

Librarians' Index to the Internet
http://lii.org

OneLook Dictionaries
http://www.onelook.com

Colorado Child Support Guidelines - Interactive Software
http://www.lawyerbydesign.com/Child_Support/child_support.html

Colorado 2000 Domestic Relations Approved Forms
http://www.courts.state.co.us/scao/formsdom.htm

GPO Gate
http://www.gpo.ucop.edu/search/fedfld.html

Blue Book - Basic Legal Citation
http://www.law.cornell.edu/citation/citation.table.html

Consumer World - Everything Consumer
http://www.consumerworld.org

Free Legal Advice
http://www.freeadvice.com

North Carolina Sex Offender & Public Protection Registry
http://sbi.jus.state.nc.us/cgi-bin/hsrun.hse/SOR/SOR/SOR.htx;start=HS_SORSearchFrames

Criminal Justice Page (Cecil's)
http://www.fsu.edu/~crimdo/cj.html

Criminal Law Page - Randy Wheeler
http://dpa.state.ky.us:80/~rwheeler

PC Show and Tell
http://www.pcshowandtell.com

Infirmation - Law Firm Salaries
http://www.infirmation.com

FREE LONG DISTANCE PHONE CALLS

http://www.dialpad.com

SoftWatcher - PC Updates
http://www.softwatcher.com/pc

FUN SITES


Flight Tracker - Live view of flights
http://www.thetrip.com/ft/home/0,2096,1-1,00.shtml

TVTixs
http://www.tvtixs.com

Audio Snow Reports
http://www.broadcast.com/sports/snowreport/

Classic 164 Currency Converter
http://www.oanda.com/convert/classic

Travlang - Language Converter
http://www.travlang.com

WEBCAMS

EarthCam (Webcam Search Engine)
http://www.earthcam.com

Digital Camera Network
http://www.dcn.com

Naked Mole Rat Cam - The Discovery Channel http://www.discovery.com/cams/rat/ratmain.html

Encyclopedia Brittanica
http://www.britannica.com

Bizarre Stuff You Can Make In Your Kitchen
http://www.freeweb.pdq.net/headstrong/default.htm

Mancala - Interactive
http://www.math.niu.edu/~rusin/uses-math/games/mancala/

    Belt Sander Races Homepage

 




MEL'S SITES

SOFTWARE

http://www.officerecovery.com/
Welcome to OfficeRecovery.com, the web source of data recovery software for corrupted Microsoft Office files.

http://officeupdate.microsoft.com/TemplateGallery/default.asp
Microsoft Template Gallery. Expand your MS Office Suite gallery with lots of free downloads.

PDAs

http://www.pilotzone.com
A spinoff of the original TUCOWS website, pilotzone.com offers software spefically for PDAs. Pick the flavor of you palm device and discover the software available!

http://www.avantgo.com
Download web pages to your palm device. Avantgo.com offers over 400 content channels for you to subscribe to including, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Personal, USATODAY.com, and MapQuest.com.

http://www.aportisdoc.com
Turn your PDA into and ebook. Download the the document viewer then download a book.

DEVICE DRIVERS

http://www.drivershq.com/
Computer Technical Support - PC Drivers HeadQuarters

http://www.windrivers.com
Resource for Windows support/device drivers.

ASPs

http://www.aspnews.com
The ASPnews.com website is the world's premier source of news and analysis for and about the Application Service Provider (ASP) industry.

http://www.thinter.net

http://www.mcafee.com

http://www.searchasp.com

http://www.casecentral.com
Web based document repository service for the legal industry.

http://documentforum.com/legalforum.asp
A web-based solution for connecting dispersed participants for interactive, concurrent document authoring sessions. Collaborators can send documents securely to authenticated recipients, author and edit documents together in real time, and track revisions and deliveries.

http://www.jdusa.net
ASP for the Legal Community. Delivers full service suite of all apps which include time & billing, calender, case management, legal research, document repository application services. Pricing from $99.00 per month per lawyer.

http://www.eattorney.com
Legal community portal and ASP. Provides recruiting, time and billing, document management, email, attorney-client collaboration application service combined with news and research capabilities. At the core of the offering is proprietary OCI+ (On Campus Interviewing Plus) recruiting service.


    The TUCOWS site offers over 30,000 software titles in libraries located around the world, providing users with a fast local download. Find out how a software rates and most of the time you can even download a demo!

INTERNET FAXING

http://www.netmoves.com
Mail.com (formerly www.faxsav.com) A global provider of messaging services for business.

http://www.zipfax.com


    Get faxes and voicemail by email free!

DATA WAREHOUSING

http://pwp.starnetinc.com/larryg
The Data Warehouse Information Center

MISCELLANEOUS (BUT USEFUL) SITES

http://www.about.com/
About.com - The Human Internet search engine. A great portal with an incredible amount of information.

http://www1.wine.com
Research and buy wine online. Great gift idea too!

http://www.orbitz.com/
More airfare, hotel and rental car options than you thought possible. Participating airlines include: United, American, Delta, Northwest and Continental.

http://www.whatis.com
ASP, BIOS, RAID, SCSI--What does this alphabetsoup mean!? Go to whatis.com, the IT specific encyclopedia, to look up the computer/technology related terms.

http://www.mapquest.com
Get a map and driving directions, (complete with mileage), to virtually anywhere in the U.S. as well as Mexico and Canada. You can even save paper and download the results to your palm device!

http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/prod/forms_pubs/
IRS Forms, Instructions, Publications. Downloadable forms and publications in PDF (Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin to view and edit).

http://www.allonesearch.com
Looking for a great search engine? All-in-One is an index of almost every search engine on the Internet. Because every search engine is different, this site is useful to ensure that you're using the search engine that best suits your needs.

http://www.askjeeves.com
A very popular search engine. Jeeves lets you ask a question the way you'd ask it in the real world (imagine that!). Jeeves understands natural language queries.


    Want to find out movie times, theater/retaurant locations, upcoming concerts? Go to citysearch.com, pick a city and discover all of the places to go and things to see!

FOR FUN

http://www.kissthisguy.com
Been singin' the wrong lyrics? Check out this website for some of the world's best misheard lyrics (Did Jimi really say, "'Scuse me, while I kiss this guy?")

http://www.karmafarm.com/formletter.html
Relationship trouble? Need a quick fix? Go to Mark's Apology Note Generator, fill-in the blanks and violá...a letter straight from the heart!


    The Dialectizer--change the text of any web page! Liven up those drab opinions with Redneck, Jive, Cockney, Elmer Fudd, Swedish Chef, Moron, Pig Latin, or Hacker dialects.

LEGAL SITES

http://www.llrx.com
Law Library Resource Exchange. LLRX.com is a unique, free Web journal dedicated to providing legal professionals with the most up-to-date information on a wide range of Internet legal research and technology-related issues.

http://thomas.loc.gov/
Maintained by the Library of Congress, it's a great place to find bill and public law text, legislative information, bill status information, and committee reports. Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public, a Library of Congress team brought the THOMAS World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress.

http://www.cobar.org/
In our humble opinions, the CBA site is not only a great way to learn about the membership benefits offered by the bar, but is also a useful and timesaving link to hundreds of other legal sites. Some of the more popular site features, are the Colorado Supreme Court and Court of Appeals decisions, The Colorado Lawyer issues online, numerous listservs (for members only), legal job postings and an extensive list of legal research links. The CBA site can connect you to anything from federal law and government resources to legal forms, contracts or software.

http://www.jflax.com/
Jeff Flax has done a great job categorizing his site, which is jam packed with law related resources. He has taken an enormous amount of time compiling a number of links and information. His investigative section and medical links are especially impressive and useful.

http://oyez.at.nwu.edu/cases
Listen to U.S. Supreme Court Oral Arguments from your personal computer. It's free, but you do need the free Real Player plugin.

http://www.lawsource.com/also/
Federal & States Statutes (& more) for the US, Canada & Mexico. The purpose of American Law Sources On-line (ALSO!) is to provide a comprehensive, uniform, and useful compilation of links to all on-line sources of American law that are available without charge.

http://www.hg.org/hg2.html
Extensive Resources. HG II contains over 70 primary practice areas which are further broken out into 130 additional areas.

http://www.lawguru.com/
Extensive legal resources and links.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/v-lib/
WWW Virtual Library maintianed by the Indiana University School of Law

SUBSCRIPTION BASED WEB RESEARCH

http://www.courtlink.com/main/index.html
CourtLink provides online access to more than 700 federal, state & local courts, more than 160,000,000 court records, dockets, judgments, sentences, claims, creditors, charges, and more...

http://federal.gallerywatch.com/
GalleryWatch.com is an online federal legislative tracking service. Also reports updates of federal agency information, and statutes.

http://www.lexis.com/
LEXIS-NEXIS Information Services.

http://www.loislaw.com/
LOIS Law Library (www.loislaw.com/) Searchs Supreme Court, federal circuit decisions and many state court opinions.

http://www.shepards.com/
Shepard's Company Offers daily updates (subscription service - delivered 24-48 hours after the opinions are obtained by Shepard's) and the ability to shepardize cases through Lexis-Nexis by subscription or credit card.

http://www.usscplus.com
USSC Plus () he USSC+ database currently contains 13,350 cases, including complete coverage from 1915 to present plus some 80 additional earlier leading cases dating as far back as 1793. The database includes the 1,000 cases most cited by the Supreme Court itself. It contains the equivalent of 400,000 pages of text, or some 300 volumes of the United States Reports. Subscribe for a day, a month or a year.

http://www.westdoc.com
Use WestDoc to retrieve state and federal cases; billing is on a per case viewed basis.

http://www.westlaw.com
Westlaw is West Group's online legal research family of products and has various access methods including WestMate (www.westlaw.com/WestlawFeatures/WestMate/).


    Cornell Law School Legal Information Site. Search engines and ranking systems identify the LII as the most linked to web resource in the field of law.

 




LARRY'S SITES

LAW - SUBSTANTIVE LAW LINKS


Supreme Court of the United States - NEW Site
http://www.supremecourtus.gov

Legal Information Institute's Colorado Legal Materials
http://www.law.cornell.edu/states/colorado.html

LegalEthics.com's Colorado Resources
http://www.legalethics.com/intra.law?law=Colorado

FederalCourts.com
http://www.federalcourts.com

Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Locator
http://lawyers.martindale.com/marhub

Telephone Recording Statutes by State
http://www.aclu.org/issues/cyber/phonelaw.html

Emanuel Capsule Summaries
http://lawschool.lexis.com/emanuel/conlaw/index.html

Prairielaw.com (consumer-oriented)
http://www.prairielaw.com

Meta-Index for U.S. Legal Research
http://gsulaw.gsu.edu/metaindex

Government Guide
http://www.governmentguide.com

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Changes
http://www.courts.state.co.us/supct/rules/ruleschg.htm

    CataLaw

LAW PORTALS

Law.com
http://www.law.com

FindLaw
http://www.findlaw.com

Versus Law - inexpensive primary research
http://www.versuslaw.com

Katsuey's Legal Gateway
http://www.katsuey.com

INVESTIGATIVE LINKS

555-1212 Reverse Number Lookup
http://www.555-1212.com/look_up_number.cfm

Search Systems Public Records Databases
http://www.pac-info.com

CYBERSETTLEMENT

cybersettle.com
http://www.cybersettle.com/flash.htm

clickNsettle.com
http://www.clicknsettle.com/index1.cfm?CFID=8619&CFTOKEN=64876415

SettleOnline.com
http://www.settleonline.com

LAW FIRM MARKETING

Law Firm Marketing Institute
http://www.lfmi.com

FINANCE LINKS

TimeValue Software
http://www.timevalue.com/tools.htm

X PayPal.com
http://www.x.com

eMoneyMail
http://www.emoneymail.com

LAW OFFICE TECHNOLOGY

Law Office Computing Magazine
http://www.lawofficecomputing.com

MailStart
http://www.mailstart.com

CNET Hardware/Software Reviews
http://www.cnet.com

2Wire's Bandwidth Meter
http://www.2wire.com/services/bandwidth.asp

SpeedGuide.net's Performance Tweaks
http://www.speedguide.net/index.html

DoubleClick Opt-Out
http://www.doubleclick.net/privacy_policy/privacy.htm

Law Office Consulting Services
http://www.lawofficeconsulting.com

Salon.com Technology
http://www.salon.com/tech/index.html

Wendy Tech - Attorneys, Technology and the Future of the Legal Profession
http://www.wendytech.com

Web Pages That Suck
http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com

INTRANETS

LEXIS
http://www.lexis.com

Intranets.com
http://www.intranets.com

ON-LINE POSTAGE

E-Stamps.com
http://stamps.e-stamp.com

Stamps.com
http://www.stamps.com

GENERAL/REFERENCE

HotSheet.com
http://www.hotsheet.com

CEO Express
http://www.ceoexpress.com

FindLaw's Small Business Toolkit
http://smallbiz.findlaw.com

Merck Manual
http://www.merck.com

Small Business Administration - Disaster Recovery Plan
http://www.sba.gov/disaster/getready.html

Timeanddate.com
http://www.timeanddate.com

Junkfaxes.org
http://www.junkfaxes.org

U.S. Consumer Gateway
http://www.consumer.gov

JUST FOR FUN

Knots Animated
http://www.troop9.org/knots/someknot.htm

College Football Bowl Championship Series Rankings
http://espn.go.com/abcsports/bcs/rankings