State and Regional Agencies
- Self-Help Legal Materials
A quick list of some of the best self-help legal materials available in the University of Minnesota Law Library and on the Web.
U.S. and International Agencies
- Minnesota State Bar Association
The MSBA's mission includes promoting the public good, maintaining high professional standards, and conducting continuing legal education.
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Directories
- American Bar Association
The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
- Everybody's Legal Glossary
Nolo is the nation's leading provider of do-it-yourself legal solutions. Their goal is to help people handle their own everyday legal matters -- or learn enough about them to make working with a lawyer a more satisfying experience. This legal glossary contains plain-English definitions for hundreds of legal terms.
- Legal Encyclopedia
Use Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia to get to know basic facts about the law by reading up on such topics as apartment leases, student loans, personal injury, marriage, and more here, without all the legalese. Find information by browsing or by searching by keyword. Also includes a legal dictionary, and information on conducting legal research.
- West Legal Directory
The West Legal Directory on FindLaw's "Find a Lawyer" page allows users to search for attorneys and law firms in the U.S. and abroad, by name, geographic location and area/type of practice. Also includes a directory of law students and a court address directory, (not detailed).
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