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Are you going to be working with a new associate, or possibly a summer associate? Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on the next generation of legal professionals? Discover how you can become an effective mentor with CEB’s insightful white paper, Mentoring New Associates: Nine Steps on How to Guide and Inspire Your Mentees.

CEB Practitioner Quick Overview

Practitioner’s Workflows, How-To Guides, Strategy Notes, Charts, Checklists, and annotated Sample Documents empower you to complete even unfamiliar tasks with skill and confidence, while helping you understand the broader context of your legal matter so you can plan for what comes next.


We’ve taken our decades of experience and have developed a 7-step guide, designed to help you navigate the complexities of this process. Our new white paper, How to Launch a New Practice Group at Your Law Firm: A 7-Step Guide from Preparation to Liftoff, offers a clear and practical roadmap for success


Discover the untapped potential of legal research in our latest white paper, How to Leverage Legal Research for Marketing and Business Development. This insightful guide reveals how you can leverage the research tools you already have to drive your firm’s marketing and business development efforts.


Get the Practitioner Edge

California’s legal system is the largest and most complicated in the U.S. That’s why the majority of the Am Law 100 turn to CEB Practitioner for its state-specific legal research and guidance.


CEB Knows Litigation

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


CEB Knows Real Property

Real Property and Environmental Law for Large Law Firms

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


CEB Knows Real Property

Real Property and Environmental Law for Small Law Firms

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


California Knows Trusts & Estates

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.

As a self-supporting organization part of the University of California, we have 75+ years of service to the legal community. Read about our journey from post-WWII beginnings to today’s premier authority on legal research, practical guidance, and education.


Evan Walker

When Evan Walker moved to California, started his solo practice, and switched to the plaintiff’s side, he chose CEB to be part of his new endeavor—and a big part of his ongoing success.


One-Page Strategic Plan

CEB’s guidebook, The One-Page Strategic Plan: Business Planning Made Simple, teaches you strategic planning made simple, fast, and effective.


Gary Winter

The service we were receiving and have received for years has been consistent; it’s been thoughtful and collaborative and kind. That’s meaningful to us.

Growing Your Law Business

The traditional approach to marketing and networking is to cast a wide net to find people and then convert them into clients. You only keep a select number of leads to follow up with. In this guidebook, Strategies for Growing Your Law Firm Business Online.


Soloing by Trial and Error

A law firm is no different from any other business. It sells legal services to consumers. When you start your solo practice, you’re opening a small business, and you need to be strategic about planning long before you open.


Project Management

The ideal lawyer has a combination of leadership, business management, and technical skills—just like a project manager. In Project Management Tools for Success, professional project manager Marie Spark details key project management tools for lawyers.


Optimizing Legal Research

After you’ve spoken with your client and reviewed the case or matter file, where should you start your legal research? When you’re short on time and juggling multiple deadlines, you need to optimize your workflow.


LinkedIN for Attorneys

If you’re not taking advantage of LinkedIn, you’re missing out! In CEB’s free guidebook, LinkedIn for Attorneys: Creating Your Personal Brand and Writing Highly Visible Posts, trade secret attorney and experienced speaker Anabella Bonfa details how.


How to Speak Persuasively

As a lawyer, you can craft a compelling argument and to appeal to your listener’s intellect. But for people to hear what you say, you need to craft HOW you say it. Learn how to leverage those aspects of public speaking essential to engaging and persuading an audience.

Alayeh Kamran

California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice (or the “crime law bible”) has been the first place to go for Alaleh Kamran since she became a criminal defense attorney in 1992.


Finding Clients Who Pay

Are you worried about how you will find clients and how to set yourself up for success when it comes to collecting fees? In Finding Clients and Getting Paid, Jen Grondahl Lee walks you through how to find clients who are looking for your services and how to convince them to pay you for advice.


Communicate Persuasively

If you’re doing what every other lawyer is doing on social media, you’re doing it wrong. Successfully connecting online demands that you be yourself. Learn more in How to Communicate Persuasively—in Court and on Social Media, by Mitch Jackson of Jackson & Wilson.


Building Confidence

For lawyers and other legal professionals, confidence is critical. In Building Professional Confidence Maria Hall, Amanda M. Rokita, and Pinky Ghuman give invaluable guidance on building confidence, competence, and stretching beyond your comfort zone. 


James Creighton

CEB’s OnLAW is a key part of long-time attorney and law professor James Creighton’s tool kit–in his groundbreaking trusts and estates practice as well as in his legal teaching.

Building a Solo Practice

Have you been dreaming about stepping out on your own? Set yourself up for success with the support you need. In this CEB guidebook, Building a Sustainable Community-Based Solo Law Practice, Maria Hall and Micheli Quadros lay out some of the things to consider before starting your own law firm.


Building a Litigation Practice

In Strategies for Building a Successful Small Firm Litigation Practice, Lewis Hudnell covers strategies for starting your own practice, getting your first case, handling large and complex matters, growing your practice, and going toe-to-toe with big firms.


Building a Brand

What do you want your business to become? What does success look like? In defining your firm brand, you define its future. In Building a Brand: Measuring, Metrics, and Marketing, Jo-Anna Nieves walks you through how to define your law firm’s purpose and plan for its future.


Video Mediation

Video mediation has shot to prominence recently as the best way to get to settlement—during a pandemic, and possibly afterwards as well. Your clients might feel nervous about using video mediation, and you might too. Quelling Fear of Video Mediation, by Teddy Snyder, can set you up to use the medium wisely and successfully.


Get the Practitioner Edge

California’s legal system is the largest and most complicated in the U.S. That’s why the majority of the Am Law 100 turn to CEB Practitioner for its state-specific legal research and guidance.


CEB Knows Litigation

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


CEB Knows Real Property

Real Property and Environmental Law for Large Law Firms

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


CEB Knows Real Property

Real Property and Environmental Law for Small Law Firms

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


California Knows Trusts & Estates

Get actionable guidance from CEB secondary sources and workflows that break down the most complex regulatory issues in the country. Access key titles with information you can’t get anywhere else.


Gary Winter

The service we were receiving and have received for years has been consistent; it’s been thoughtful and collaborative and kind. That’s meaningful to us.


Alayeh Kamran

California Criminal Law Procedure and Practice (or the “crime law bible”) has been the first place to go for Alaleh Kamran since she became a criminal defense attorney in 1992.


Evan Walker

When Evan Walker moved to California, started his solo practice, and switched to the plaintiff’s side, he chose CEB to be part of his new endeavor—and a big part of his ongoing success.


James Creighton

CEB’s OnLAW is a key part of long-time attorney and law professor James Creighton’s tool kit–in his groundbreaking trusts and estates practice as well as in his legal teaching.

One-Page Strategic Plan

CEB’s guidebook, The One-Page Strategic Plan: Business Planning Made Simple, teaches you strategic planning made simple, fast, and effective.


Growing Your Law Business

The traditional approach to marketing and networking is to cast a wide net to find people and then convert them into clients. You only keep a select number of leads to follow up with. In this guidebook, Strategies for Growing Your Law Firm Business Online.


Soloing by Trial and Error

A law firm is no different from any other business. It sells legal services to consumers. When you start your solo practice, you’re opening a small business, and you need to be strategic about planning long before you open.


Project Management

The ideal lawyer has a combination of leadership, business management, and technical skills—just like a project manager. In Project Management Tools for Success, professional project manager Marie Spark details key project management tools for lawyers.


Optimizing Legal Research

After you’ve spoken with your client and reviewed the case or matter file, where should you start your legal research? When you’re short on time and juggling multiple deadlines, you need to optimize your workflow.


LinkedIN for Attorneys

If you’re not taking advantage of LinkedIn, you’re missing out! In CEB’s free guidebook, LinkedIn for Attorneys: Creating Your Personal Brand and Writing Highly Visible Posts, trade secret attorney and experienced speaker Anabella Bonfa details how.


How to Speak Persuasively

As a lawyer, you can craft a compelling argument and to appeal to your listener’s intellect. But for people to hear what you say, you need to craft HOW you say it. Learn how to leverage those aspects of public speaking essential to engaging and persuading an audience.


Finding Clients Who Pay

Are you worried about how you will find clients and how to set yourself up for success when it comes to collecting fees? In Finding Clients and Getting Paid, Jen Grondahl Lee walks you through how to find clients who are looking for your services and how to convince them to pay you for advice.


Communicate Persuasively

If you’re doing what every other lawyer is doing on social media, you’re doing it wrong. Successfully connecting online demands that you be yourself. Learn more in How to Communicate Persuasively—in Court and on Social Media, by Mitch Jackson of Jackson & Wilson.


Building Confidence

For lawyers and other legal professionals, confidence is critical. In Building Professional Confidence Maria Hall, Amanda M. Rokita, and Pinky Ghuman give invaluable guidance on building confidence, competence, and stretching beyond your comfort zone. 


Building a Solo Practice

Have you been dreaming about stepping out on your own? Set yourself up for success with the support you need. In this CEB guidebook, Building a Sustainable Community-Based Solo Law Practice, Maria Hall and Micheli Quadros lay out some of the things to consider before starting your own law firm.


Building a Litigation Practice

In Strategies for Building a Successful Small Firm Litigation Practice, Lewis Hudnell covers strategies for starting your own practice, getting your first case, handling large and complex matters, growing your practice, and going toe-to-toe with big firms.


Building a Brand

What do you want your business to become? What does success look like? In defining your firm brand, you define its future. In Building a Brand: Measuring, Metrics, and Marketing, Jo-Anna Nieves walks you through how to define your law firm’s purpose and plan for its future.


Video Mediation

Video mediation has shot to prominence recently as the best way to get to settlement—during a pandemic, and possibly afterwards as well. Your clients might feel nervous about using video mediation, and you might too. Quelling Fear of Video Mediation, by Teddy Snyder, can set you up to use the medium wisely and successfully.


CEB Practitioner Quick Overview

Practitioner’s Workflows, How-To Guides, Strategy Notes, Charts, Checklists, and annotated Sample Documents empower you to complete even unfamiliar tasks with skill and confidence, while helping you understand the broader context of your legal matter so you can plan for what comes next.


Are you going to be working with a new associate, or possibly a summer associate? Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on the next generation of legal professionals? Discover how you can become an effective mentor with CEB’s insightful white paper, Mentoring New Associates: Nine Steps on How to Guide and Inspire Your Mentees.


We’ve taken our decades of experience and have developed a 7-step guide, designed to help you navigate the complexities of this process. Our new white paper, How to Launch a New Practice Group at Your Law Firm: A 7-Step Guide from Preparation to Liftoff, offers a clear and practical roadmap for success


Discover the untapped potential of legal research in our latest white paper, How to Leverage Legal Research for Marketing and Business Development. This insightful guide reveals how you can leverage the research tools you already have to drive your firm’s marketing and business development efforts.


As a self-supporting organization part of the University of California, we have 75+ years of service to the legal community. Read about our journey from post-WWII beginnings to today’s premier authority on legal research, practical guidance, and education.