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FindLaw Enhances Position as Most Popular Legal Web Site


Legal Portal Surpasses 50 Million Monthly Page Views, Continues Strong Growth

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 17, 2002 – FindLaw ( to extend its position as the most popular legal Web site,according to all major third-party Internet tracking services, aswell as FindLaw research. The statistics underscore unprecedentedpopularity for FindLaw's legal information resources, which includesWest Legal Directory, the Internet's most comprehensive directory oflawyers and law firms.

FindLaw recently surpassed 50 million monthly page views generated bymore than 2.5 million unique users. Both figures are new FindLawrecords. FindLaw's powerful combination of authoritative legalinformation, research tools and the Web's most comprehensive attorneydirectory continues to generate strong growth in traffic from thepublic, businesses and the legal community.

According to the most recent research by netScore, a leading onlinetraffic measurement service from comScore Networks, FindLaw ranked#632 in the United States in unique visitors per month. The nexthighest trafficked legal Web sites ranked below #1900.

"FindLaw is clearly the number one online legal resource forindividuals, businesses and legal professionals," said Stacy Stern,FindLaw founder and vice president. "FindLaw receives the mosttraffic regardless of source - whether a person is using the Internetfrom home, office or an academic settings - by a significant margin.This is borne out by research from leading, independent Internettraffic monitoring services."

In addition, virtually every major business publication hasrecognized FindLaw as the premier legal Web site, including Yahoo!Internet Life, which recently named FindLaw as one of the "50 MostIncredibly Useful Sites." FindLaw is continually adding new featuresand information resources, and is committed to providing the mostcomprehensive and useful legal Web site available anywhere foraccessing legal information, tools and the Web's largest attorneydirectory.

About FindLaw

FindLaw ( is the leading provider of online legalinformation and solutions for the legal community, businesses andindividuals. FindLaw's Internet portal is the highest-traffickedlegal Web site and provides comprehensive, plain-English legalinformation to businesses and individuals. These resources includethe West Legal Directory�, the Internet's largest directory oflawyers and legal professionals. For legal professionals, FindLawprovides advanced client development services that help firms attractnew business and build lasting client relationships. FindLaw alsooffers comprehensive information, resources and services for lawpractice and legal career development, including free case law, anonline career center, breaking legal news, newsletters, messageboards, service directories, continuing legal education and legalsearch tools. FindLaw is a division of West, the foremost provider ofintegrated information solutions to the U.S. legal market.