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FindLaw Takes Home Gold Medal for Best Legal Website Third Year In A Row




Legal Web Portal Called "The Best, Free Law Library In Cyberspace"

PALO ALTO, California -- March 31, 1999 -- For the third consecutive year, FindLaw, the leading Web portal focused on law and government, was awarded "Best Legal Website Overall" by, a publication of American Lawyer Media.�s panel of judges were asked to pick the best sites in a variety of categories and then rate these sites based on their overall impression of three factors: design, content and usefulness to lawyers. FindLaw also won in the categories of: "Best Legal Information Starting Point," "Best Legal Search Tool (FindLaw LawCrawler)," "Best Legal News Site," and "Best Expert Witness Directory," with an honorable mention for "Best Legal Research Site for Cases."

FindLaw has been in operation since 1996 and continues to grow in scope and content with more than ten million page views per month. Judges at have closely monitored FindLaw over the last few years and recognize its compelling offerings. FindLaw�s extensive index of law-related resources, combined with its innovative LawCrawler Web search engine, legal discussion lists and its growing library of court opinions and other legal materials, makes it easy to locate legal resources on the Web.

FindLaw looks forward to the growth and enhancement of the site in the upcoming year. "It's a great honor to receive this award for the third year in a row," said Stacy Stern, FindLaw co-founder. "It's very rewarding to know that our efforts to improve and expand the features we offer at FindLaw are recognized by others."

About FindLaw, Inc.

FindLaw, Inc. (http://www.FindLaw/), the leading Web portal focused on law and government, is dedicated to making legal information on the Internet freely available and easy to find. The site began in 1995 as a list of Internet resources prepared for a workshop of the Northern California Law Librarians. FindLaw, the highest-trafficked legal Website, offers legal professionals, consumers, and small businesses a wealth of legal resources, including access to legal search tools, case law and codes (including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1893), legal news, real-time SEC filings, and online continuing legal education.