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SAN FRANCISCO (December 14, 1999) – Law.com, the Web’s fastest growing destination for professional, student, business and consumer legal information, commerce and services, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement for an investment of $50.4 Million from SOFTBANK Capital Partners. SOFTBANK Capital Partners, a $1.25 Billion late-stage venture capital company sponsored by SOFTBANK CORP. that focuses exclusively on investments in the Internet and Electronic Commerce industries, will own an undisclosed minority interest in Law.com. Bill Burnham, former Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. e-commerce analyst and now General Partner of SOFTBANK Capital Partners, will join Law.com’s board of directors.

Proceeds of the investment will be used for strategic acquisitions and to accelerate site development, branding and marketing of Law.com’s online legal information and e-commerce services.

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