Lexis for Microsoft Office: Using Clauses & Contracts; Samples & Forms

Posted on 11-06-2014 by
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Lexis® for Microsoft Office® provides content and tools to help litigators and transactional attorneys identify precedent and complete document drafting with greater confidence and efficiency. Links to relevant contracts and model forms help minimize duplication of effort.

To find clauses & contracts, and samples & forms tool, perform the following:

  1. While in a Microsoft Word document, view the LexisNexis® ribbon.
  2. In the document, highlight the text on which you want to search.
  3. In the Find Precedent section of the ribbon, click the Clauses & Contracts button or Samples & Forms button. Documents related to your search phrase appear in the Research Pane.
  4. Review the list of documents, and complete any of the options.

Pro Tip 1: Identify precedent during transactional drafting through Lexis Advance® content that includes SEC filings and the Matthew Bender® model forms collection.

Pro Tip 2: Drag and drop content directly into your document.

Pro Tip 3: For Samples & Forms, use the customizable Lexis Advance delivery methods of Download, Print or Email to save a fillable form.

By using Clauses & Contracts and Samples & Forms tools within Lexis for Microsoft Office you find legal precedent and alternative language for a specific contract or clause with ease, and leverage sample forms relevant to your work.

Find out what else you can do on Lexis® for Microsoft Office® by accessing more how-to posts on LexTalk.

Are you interested in reducing the time it takes to draft and respond to legal documents? Leixs® for Microsoft Office® can help. Complete an online form and find out how you can integrate your research and draft process in the Microsoft applications you use every day.

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