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Exciting Updates to Your Legal Research Member Benefit

The CBA is committed to proving our members with innovative research solutions. Since 2004, the CBA has offered members no-cost access to Casemaker, the legal research platform. In January 2021, Casemaker and Fastcase merged. As a result, you now have access to both the Casemaker and Fastcase legal research platforms for a limited time. Read more about the merger.


What is Fastcase?

More than 1.1 million lawyers nationwide subscribe to Fastcase's legal research tools. Fastcase offers primary legal research, as well as more than 750 books, treatises and journals. Fastcase also integrates with Docket Alarm’s briefs, pleadings and motions database, and it syncs with a mobile app on iOS and Android.


Why did Fastcase and Casemaker merge?

Fastcase and Casemaker are combining to offer a comprehensive set of tools and products to users. Soon, you will gain new innovations in citator, docket analytics, workflow tools and more.


What this means for you.

Currently, you have access to both Casemaker and Fastcase. Your access to Casemaker will end and officially transition to Fastcase on Sept. 30. To help ease your transition, visit the Fastcase Resource Library where you can access tutorial videos, register for training webinars and find answers to your questions.


Ready to get started? Here are some next steps.

  1. When you log in to Casemaker, you'll have the option to start using Fastcase or continue to Casemaker until Sept. 30. If you choose to start using Fastcase, you will be redirected to its legal research platform.
  2. Also on this page, Casemaker and Fastcase have more information about the merger and transition, as well as links to training resources and webinars.
  3. Visit the Fastcase Resource Library and consider registering for a training webinar, watching the collection of tutorial videos and reading more information about the transition.


Visit the Resource Library to review a list of FAQs. If you have any more questions, contact Fastcase and Casemaker customer support.





  • Phone: 877-659-0801



Casemaker4 features

  • Faster Results - Improved search speed, more intuitive site navigation
  • Cleaner Look - Uncluttered layout, with familiar features
  • New Functionality - Type ahead searching, suggested content, and more
  • More Responsive - Enhanced display on smaller devices, and W3C and ADA compliant
  • New Alerts Feature - Sends new developments in areas of interest directly to your box
  • Same Uncompromising Quality - Consistently returned more relevant results than other low cost providers in third party testing*

Powered by an extensive legal taxonomy and an advanced search engine, Casemaker4 returns accurate, on-point results to more than six million searches per year. But that’s not all. You can check your results with the state-of-the-art citator, CaseCheck+. You can gain new insight or receive practice-tested guidance from a growing collection of authored secondary content. And you can stay on top of evolving case law in your jurisdiction or practice area with a new Alerts feature that enables you to have new development in areas of interest delivered straight to your in box. Meanwhile, Case Digest provides daily summaries of state and federal appellate decisions in your areas of interest. 

The Casemaker4 libraries include all Federal Supreme, Circuit, District and Bankruptcy court decisions, as well as case law going back more than 100 years in many states. You’ll find the U.S. Code and Constitution, the Code of Federal Regulations, the Federal Register, Tribal Court Decisions, Colorado Code of Regulations, plus statutes, session laws, administrative codes, court rules and more for every state.


Training Webinars

Prior Webinars

NEW! Casemaker4 Training Video

Monday, March 30th 2021 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Monday, May 11th 2021 - 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Monday, September 14th 2021 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Monday, November 9th 2021 12:00PM to 1:00PM

Future Webinars

Need Immediate Assistance with Casemaker?

Customer support is available Monday - Friday from 8am to 8pm EST.
Help Desk: 877-659-0801 or email



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