Fastcase - Free Online Legal Research!

Active Missouri Bar members can save thousands of dollars on legal research costs by using a service offered free-of-charge as a member benefit. The Missouri Bar joined other state bars around the country to offer this service.

Fastcase is an American company based in Washington, D.C. that was founded in 1999. It was built by lawyers and for lawyers, with the input of specialists in legal research, library science, and law. Fastcase's mission is to make better research available to more people through innovation, value, and choice. Fastcase puts a comprehensive legal research database on your desktop—providing online access to millions of cases, statutes, and regulations.

Services offered free-of-charge

National Appellate Plan includes:

  • U.S. Supreme Court Cases
  • Federal Circuit Court Cases
  • U. S. Code
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Missouri Supreme Court Cases
  • Missouri Court of Appeals Cases
  • RSMo
  • Missouri Supreme Court Rules
  • State Court Cases – 50 states
  • State Statutes – 50 states
  • State Regulations
  • Ability to search across all cases simultaneously
  • Ability to search across Missouri cases, statutes, CSR, and Rules simultaneously

Active Missouri Bar members will also be able to subscribe to the Fastcase Premium Plan, normally $1,140 per lawyer per year, for $175 per lawyer per year. A savings of $965 per year!

Premium Plan includes:

  • Federal District Courts
  • Bankruptcy Courts
  • Board of Tax Appeals
  • Tax Court Memorandum Decisions
  • U.S. Customs Court

And, active members are able to subscribe to the MoBarCLE deskbooks as an integrated part of the service for a fee based on the number of lawyers in the firm.