Thomson Reuters North American Legal (formerly Thomson North American Legal) is the strategic business unit of The Thomson Corporation that specializes in furnishing information and office solutions to lawyers and other legal professionals in the United States and Canada. Its major business is West. West is a megabrand in the Legal vertical and is the preeminent publisher of legal business and research solutions like Westlaw, and Carswell. It also markets Elite and ProLaw practice management systems, and the FindLaw free legal web portal. It owns the BarBri and MicroMash bar review courses, and Hildebrand International, a consulting firm. It was formed in the realignment of the Thomson Legal and Regulatory unit in October, 2006. It was renamed after the merger of Thomson and Reuters in 2008.