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By Margaret Berkland, Published on June 28, 2002

Margaret Berkland is the president of Data Vision Design, Inc., which specializes in providing IT solutions to the legal community. Founded in Fredericksburg, VA in 1989, Data Vision Design, Inc. provides services that include: applications development, business process design, applications integration, electronic file tracking and, access expedition. Prior to becoming the president of DataVision Design, Inc., Margaret was the Info. Resources Technology Specialist for McKenna & Cuneo.

Crossinthebar.com
http://www.crossingthebar.com/

“This web site has as its primary purpose the dissemination of information and commentary on the rules and regulations that govern the ability of lawyers to practice law across state and territorial lines in the United States. Less comprehensive information on the multi-jurisdictional practice of law in Australia and Canada is also available on this site and information on this topic from other countries will be added over time.” The topics under multi-jurisdictional law practice that are covered on this site are: State-by-State requirements for general admission to practice law by lawyers already admitted to practice in other states; State-by-State Pro Hac Vice Requirements; Special licensing procedures for corporate counsel; How other professions (physicians, accountants, real estate agents, engineers) deal with multi-state practice issues; and New developments and late breaking news. Information and commentary are also included on unlawful practice of law by lawyers. This web site is owned and maintained by Ethics Northwest, Inc. Its president, George A. Riemer, is a lawyer admitted to practice law in Arizona, Oregon, and Washington.

Legislationline
http://makeashorterlink.com/?A21C16321

Legislationline is a free online service maintained by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE). It compiles international texts and domestic legislation in the OSCE region dealing with the rule of law and the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms. OSCE region is comprised of fifty-five countries located in the Caucasus, Central Asia, Europe and North America. The legal acts and other texts in the database can be accessed by as listed on the homepage; by countries, and by using the search engine. There is a link to an alphabetical listing of all the member countries. There is a user guide.

National Association of Counties - About Counties
http://www.naco.org/counties/index.cfm

This website provides information covering the 3,066 counties in the United States. The comprehensive database of information includes a listing of county officials and links to Capitolimpact.com, which provides nationwide county statistics such as economic and demographic data. NACo has a database in development on the website that contains county policies, code, ordinances, and model programs that can be used as examples for other counties.

Network For Good
http://www.networkforgood.org/

You can use this website to search to make a donation, volunteer, or speak out online. A search can be conducted by keyword, area of interest, location, or organization name. Search results include a links to the organizations found by the search. Tips on donating and volunteering wisely are provided. ” Network for Good, an independent, 501(c)(3) organization, was founded by the AOL Time Warner Foundation and AOL, Inc.; the Cisco Foundation and Cisco Systems, Inc.; and Yahoo! Inc., in partnership with over 20 nonprofit foundations and associations who share the desire to foster the informed use of the Internet for civic participation and philanthropy.”

World Trade Organization—Documents Online
http://docsonline.wto.org/gen_home.asp

“This database provides access to the official documentation of the World Trade Organization, including the legal texts of the WTO agreements.” The database does not contain WTO publications. The database is updated daily and contains WTO documentation from 1995 forward. It also contains selected material for the period 1986-1994. There are 100,000+ documents in the database in English, Spanish, and French. You can browse frequently consulted documentation or perform a search. There is a descriptive catalogue record for every document in the archive. You can view documents in html or its original format, download the document, or print the document.