Public Information

Federal Government Information

Food & Drug Administration
Foods, Human Drugs, Biologics, Medical Devices/Radiological Health, Animal Drugs, and Cosmetics

Internal Revenue Code

Internal Revenue Service
Download tax forms

Securities & Exchange Commission
Home of EDGAR, a searchable database of corporate filings.

Travel Information
General information & warnings. Check status of global hotspots.

Uniform Commercial Codes

US Code

US Consumer Product Safety Commission

US Department of Justice

US Patent and Trademark Office

US Department of Transportation
Product recalls and safety notices from agencies under the DOT umbrella: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Highway Administration, and Federal Railroad Administration

Medical Information

American Medical Association
Includes Physicians Select by which you can locate every physician licensed in the U.S. by name, specialty, location or illness.

The DentaLaw Group
Recent dental malpractice cases, a glossary of dental terms, and links to related dental and legal sites.

Evidence Technologies, Inc.
This company produces computer-generated courtroom animations and graphics, many of them relating to physiology and medicine. Also an online archive of medical deposition transcripts which can be searched by name of expert. Information cross-indexed to news wires, press releases, and other sources of information.

Produced by the National Library of Medicine, this site is free and unrestricted and includes a database of clinical articles, medical news, and discussion groups. Health tips, research, first aid, medical tests, drugs & drug interactions

National Library of Medicine
Free access to MEDLINE, the database of 8.8+million references to articles published in 3,800 biomedical journals.

The Neurotrauma Law Nexus
General information on the legal aspects of brain and spinal cord injuries, descriptions of common injuries, and a glossary of terms.

The Internet Drug Index, describing indications and side effects.

Motor Vehicle

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety & Highway Loss Data Institute
Sponsored by the insurance industry, a resource relating to highway safety, the site features data on injury, collision and theft losses.

Kelly Blue Book
Useful for asset valuation

Product Safety

Standards & Specifications
Collections of full text professional standards and specifications such as the Acoustical Society of America, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American National Standards Institute, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SAE International, etc.

Useful Tools for the Office

Familiar Quotes
1919 publication is still unsurpassed & online for free. This comprehensive compilation only goes to the early 20th century. You'll find Sophocles and Shakespeare but not Ferris Bueller.

FedEx tracking
Track the status of your package any time of day, anywhere in the world.

Key in the address and this site will create a detailed street map showing the precise location.

Directions from anywhere to anywhere

Automated documents

Topic-specific search tools covering Language (dictionaries, thesaurus, translators, conjugators, and anagram creators), People (birthdays or biographies), Library, Geography (maps & phone numbers), Financial (currency exchange rates, stock quotes, ticker symbols), Shipping & Mailing, and the Internet.

U.S. Postal Service
Calculate postage; look up zip codes; download mailing forms; track Express Mail and more.


American Bankruptcy Institute

Cooperative Parenting
Video based educational program to give divorced parents the skills to become effective co-parents.

National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Worker's Compensation
Information and forms

Legal Resources

Several sites in one, this is an extensive collection of links to Internet legal resources that can be searched by topic or key word. It allows full-text searches of law reviews and has information on and archives of a variety of law-related mailing lists.

Florida Law Help
Guide to free legal information and legal services in Florida.

Find Legal Help
Find free or low cost legal resources, bar sponsored public service sources and information on handling legal issues pro se. Developed by the ABA.

Katsuey Kat's Legal Links
Collection of categories of legal information, databases and research sites. Bankruptcy, legal forms, public records, real estate and states are included.

Law News Network
The National Law Journal site, updated daily. Wide-ranging collection of resources for lawyers including sites devoted to specific practice areas, dictionary of legal terms, and directory of links from 401(k) to Zoning.

Answers general and specialized questions. Articles on taxation, civil rights and estate planning. For legal help, site will e-mail an anonymous request to offices within 30 miles of your home.

For consumers, law students and attorneys, links connect to text and audio legal guides, forms, dictionaries and other resources. Site is tidy and easy to use.

Legal Information Institute
LII offers hypertext versions of the full U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil Procedure, Supreme Court decisions by e-mail, and other important federal, state, and international legal materials.

Searchable articles translate legalese into English.

Co-founded by Ed Koch, former NYC Mayor and TV judge, site offers detailed law interpretation for lawyers and resources for consumers. Research legal topics, download forms or log in for live chats with lawyers. Class action center keeps track of new cases.

Free searchable public record databases. WestLaw one of the original indexers of legal sites online remains among the most exhaustive and continues to innovate.

12th Judicial Circuit


Florida Administrative Code and Administrative Weekly

The Florida Bar
Direct Link to information on Living Wills & HCAD

Florida Courts
State courts, Supreme Court, District Courts

FLO: Florida Law Online
Designed & maintained as a public service, it is not an official government website. It is a quick way to access Florida laws, codes & ordinances, court, legislative, and other general legal information.

Florida Dept. of Business & Professional Regulation

Florida Dept. of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicles

Florida Dept. of Revenue

Florida Dept. of State
Corporation and UCC filings

Florida Legislature
Includes links to Florida Statutes

General Laws of Florida
(from Secretary of State)

Florida Department of Children & Families

Legal Associations

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

National Bar Association

Southwest Florida Paralegal Association, Inc.
Networking and information resource for paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries with listings for events and job bank.

Florida Association of Legal Support Specialists, Inc.

Sarasota-Manatee Association of Legal Support Specialists

Finding Court Opinions

All Supreme Court decisions from 1893 to present. Cases can be browsed by year, U.S. Reports volume number, or by citation, case title & full text.

Legal Information Institute
All Supreme Court decisions since 1990, posted within moments of their release. Decisions can be searched by key words or topic. They are indexed by party name, date and docket number. Decisions can be read online or downloaded in WordPerfect or ASCII format.

Finding Statutes

FDIC Regulations and Rules
Latest regulations and gateway to a site with the Code of Federal Regulations.

Legislative information from the Library of Congress including text of all versions of House and Senate bills and the Congressional Record.

Finding People or Services

Nationwide directory of people & businesses, including phone numbers, addresses & e-mail addresses. FindLaw index of experts.