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Fastcase Fasttip: Training Videos, Tutorial Guides, & Help Using Fastcase


Fastcase offers ten on-demand training videos, which you can access at Each lesson focuses on a different aspect of legal research and provides step-by-step instructions to make your research more efficient. Fastcase representatives are also available Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST. by phone (866-773-2782), by live chat, and by email

For assistance logging in to Fastcase or a brief tutorial, Bar members can also contact the South Carolina Bar Practice Management Assistance Program at (803)799-6653, extensions 118 or 183 or email

PMAP Practice Pointer: Fastcase – Free Legal Research


Did you know SC Bar members have access to free legal research through Fastcase as a Bar member benefit?

Recently, Clio asked its users what tools they were using for legal research. The survey found Fastcase (20.35%) in a virtual dead heat with Westlaw (20.58%) and LexisNexis (20.21%).

To learn more about Fastcase as a member benefit, visit and login. For training information, visit the Fastcase Help & Support page for videos, webinars, customer service, downloads, documention, and more! Contact if you need assistance or for additional research assistance, call Fastcase toll-free at 866-773-2782 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Fastcase 7 Legal Research Now Available


Starting today, the Bar offers access to both classic Fastcase and Fastcase 7, the all-new version of Fastcase. Fastcase 7 is an even more fluid and easy-to-navigate online legal research library. It has all of the familiar features and tools, plus an enhanced Forecite, Tag Cloud, Authority Check and Bad Law Bot, more advanced search options, new results screen options, larger fonts and selections to make documents easier to read on computer screens and new dual-column printing options. To access Fastcase, login through the Bar website using your Bar username and password. You will still see the familiar version of Fastcase, but you’ll also have the option to use Fastcase 7 by using the slider at the top right corner of your screen. You can go back and forth between Fastcase 7 and the classic Fastcase service. If you have any questions about access, contact or call (803) 799-6653, ext. 118 or 183.

Fastcase Fast Tip: On-Demand Training Videos


Did you know Fastcase, the Bar’s legal research member benefit, offers 10 on-demand training videos on their support page? Each video focuses on a different aspect of legal research and provides step-by-step instructions to make your research more efficient. Login to the Bar’s website and click on the “Access Fastcase” button to take advantage of this member benefit or contact or (803) 799-6653, exts. 118 or 183 for assistance.