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Findlaw  Acquired by West Group (2001)

800 West California Avenue 2nd Floor
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
USA
408.524.4799
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Deborah Monroe (2001)
Finance: Scott Nelson
Technology: Wlodek Kubalski (2004)
Sales/Marketing: Nate Clark; Scott Kinney
Customer Service: Mary Ellen Marlowe
Not listed on the website: (May no longer be at the company) Kevin Ritchey*
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Yosi Amram (Valicert CEO) Jim Brock (Amicus)
Company

Business description: FindLaw is the highest-trafficked legal Web site, providing the most comprehensive set of legal resources on the Internet for lawyers, businesses, students and individuals. FindLaw began in 1995 as a list of Internet resources compiled by engineer and attorney Timothy Stanley and attorney Stacy Stern for a workshop of the Northern California Law Librarians. The response to the material was so positive that the team decided to post it on the Web so that others could use it as well. In January 1996, FindLaw was launched, and it continues to grow in scope as well as in popularity. In January 2001, FindLaw became part of West Group, the foremost provider of e-information and solutions to the U.S. legal market. While FindLaw continues to operate as an independent division, this strategic alliance has enabled a rapid expansion of the number and variety of free offerings, as well as the creation of new, more powerful services. HDQ in Eagan, MN.
Partners include: Go2NetQuicken;  CNN Interactive;  CourtEXPRESS;  FSB;  NY Times
Capital

Rounds: 2
Capital raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by West Group (2001)
VCs include: AmicusAngel InvestorsCMGI@VenturesArba Seed Investment Group;  Potomac Ventures

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Overview
Record updated: Jun 2005
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 26-50
Rounds: 2
Capital Raised: 19.0M
Ownership: Acquired by West Group (2001)