For Attorneys

Due to COVID, the Law Library space is closed. 


If you need access to WestLaw, look below for instructions to get on remotely. If you need materials in the library we can scan items,email, do a pick-up or mail legal information to you. Please don't hesitate to call at 651-430-6330 or email LawLibrary@co.washington.mn.us.

Access to WestLaw

Starting today through June 30th, patrons are eligible to receive complimentary remote access to Westlaw Edge so you can continue to fulfill your legal research needs during this time.  To access WestLaw, follow these steps.

  1. Access the Westlaw Edge trial page and enter your email address: https://legal.thomsonreuters.com/en/forms/try-westlaw
  2. Enter your contact information. In the Organization Type field, please select Government – State or Local.
  3. Skip the “Add Colleagues” page
  4. Click “I agree to Terms & Conditions and click Create Profile
  5. Create OnePass Profile and Security fields
  6. Confirm your OnePass profile and click Get Started to begin searching on Westlaw Edge!
Some caveats to know before using WestLaw.

  • Limit - 45 days or 20 hours (whichever comes first)
  • You cannot use an email that has already been registered with the OnePass System.
  • Only select Government for the Organization Type, none of the others will work.

If you have questions or need help logging on, please don't hesitate to reach out to us at 651-430-6330 or email us.

Once again, thank you for your patience during these times.