Legal Research & Writing Services for Attorneys

The Nation's Oldest and Largest Legal Research Firm:  The National Legal Research Group founded the legal research industry in 1969 to provide research, writing and substantive expertise to all attorneys--solo practitioners, corporate counsel, large firms, and counsel for municipal, state and federal government.  NLRG has assisted more than 50,000 attorneys on over 170,000 projects--more than 2,700 projects each year.  We have 32 full-time, specialized research attorneys, averaging 20 years of experience each. 

Appellate Briefs

We have the expertise needed to prepare signature-ready appellate briefs, and have prepared over 6,000 briefs for:
  • State Intermediate Appellate Courts
  • State Supreme Courts of Appeal
  • Federal Courts of Appeal
  • The United States Supreme Court
Our highly skilled staff of attorneys, proofreaders, cite checkers and production personnel have detailed knowledge of appellate rules and procedures to ensure compliance and acceptance.

Trial Briefs

NLRG attorneys not only have substantive expertise in nearly every area of law, but are also highly skilled legal writers.  Our experience preparing briefs in every state and federal court provides our attorney-clients with the competitve edge to prevail at trial.

Legal Memoranda

Our skilled attorneys provide objective legal memoranda for case evaluation, trial and appellate preparation, strategic planning or any other purpose prior to or in support of litigation or transactional analysis.

Telephone or Email Reports

Cost-effective telephone or email reports give you access to the substantive and legal research expertise of our attorneys for expert analysis of legal issues when a written product is not required.


Since 1969, our attorneys have assisted our attorney- clients with pleadings in every state and federal court.
Services Include
  • Complaints
  • Answers and Affirmative Defenses
  • Counterclaims and Replies
  • Motions for Summary Judgment and Responses Thereto
  • Motions to Dismiss and Responses Thereto
  • Motions to Quash Service and Service of Process
  • Motions to Strike
  • Motions to Compel
  • Motions for Attorney’s Fees
  • Motions in Limine
  • Notice of Removal and Motions to Remand 


In cases ranging from complex multidistrict litigation to relatively simple state court proceedings, we have assisted our attorney-clients with the following discovery-related services:
  • Interrogatories
  • Requests for Production
  • Requests for Admissions
  • Deposition Summaries 
  • Preparation for Depositions
  • Motions to Compel Discovery 

Computer-Assisted and Electronic Research

Our attorneys are thoroughly trained and highly skilled in Westlaw®, Lexis® and other cutting edge research tools to provide our attorney- clients with the most comprehensive and efficient legal research on any issue.


“Without NLRG, I would need at least three more attorneys. In the last 30 years of fruitful association with your firm, I have never received other than optimum service.”

Gabriel I. Penagaricano
San Juan, PR