Today’s five-star site: TRIALSmith

The largest deposition bank on the Internet, TRIALSmith archives more than 150,000 deposition transcripts of experts, doctors and corporate representatives. Access is exclusively restricted to plaintiffs’ lawyers, who also use it to exchange documents, tips and investigative tools. Search for an expert by name or keyword, and view any available deposition immediately online or download it to your computer. Formerly known as DepoConnect, TRIALSmith hosts more than 400 discussion lists with more than 60,000 lawyers participating. It is sponsored by more than 50 state and national trial lawyer associations and litigation groups. It offers a range of subscription plans at reasonable prices.

(Excerpted from the second edition of The Essential Guide to the Best (and Worst) Legal Sites on the Web.)