Avoiding The Pitfalls Of Researching Attorneys In PACER
Law360, New York (April 21, 2016, 9:31 PM EDT) -- PACER (Public Access to Electronic Court Records, the court system’s website) can be a powerful tool for users seeking case and docket information from federal courts, but users should exercise care when relying upon some of its data — especially the attorney information contained in the more than one billion documents currently housed in its database.
Counsel seeking a strategic legal edge may have a variety of reasons to identify attorneys and law firms who have worked on particular cases. For example, a company conducting an early assessment of a patent threat may find it advantageous to evaluate the opposing legal...
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