Category: Mobile Office

Apps for Law Practice Management: Part Two

Mint.com avatarby Heather Hale

As solo practitioners we constantly have what feels like a million balls in the air simultaneously. In part two of this four-part series on law practice management discussing apps to help you accomplish the more business-oriented tasks, allow me to help make the juggling a little easier. Continue reading

Guide to the Cloud for Lawyers

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Is it time to move your Legal Practice Management Software to the Cloud? Enjoy this visually attractive 11-slide presentation from our friends over at MyCase about how you can grow your practice in a secure and reliable cloud computing environment: Continue reading

2013 ABA Tech Survey reviewed by iPhone J.D.

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iPhone J.D.: Lawyers using iPhones and iPads

This moring, iPhone J.D. released highlights from the annual ABA Technology Survey. According to Jeff Richardson of iPhone J.D.: “Yesterday, the ABA released Volume VI of the report titled Mobile Lawyers.  This year’s report shows that a huge and growing number of attorneys are using iPhones and iPads.”

The adoption of iOS devices in the legal sector continues to outpace any other type of smartphone or tablet. Of significant note is the jump from 2011, when only 15% of lawyers used a tablet device, to nearly half of all lawyers now using one in 2013. Richardson concluded: Continue reading

Logitech UE Mobile Boombox: Bluetooth Speaker and Speakerphone Review

Screen Shot 2013-07-21 at 12.37.10 PMIf you are looking for a Bluetooth speaker and speakerphone that provides stronger volume capabilities for your movies, music, phone calls and other sound files, look no further. The Mobile Boombox by Logitech is ready to go right out of the box for smartphones or tablets with Bluetooth enabled. Continue reading

Oyez Opening Appellate Courts: Knight Foundation Winner

Today the Knight Foundation News Challenge awarded more than $3 million dollars to civic innovators for government good. One of the winners was The Oyez Project, recipient of $600,000 for opening appellate courts information. According to tech.co, “now 20 years old, the project will use the funding to expand from Supreme Court cases to state supreme and federal appellate courts. Continue reading

Infographic: The Rise of Mobile for Lawyers

The ABA Journal published an article entitled “The Mobile Lawyer” where writer Joe Dysart acknowledges that mobile applications are pushing the legal sector forward:

While the format has its skeptics, mobile apps are revolutionizing the way law is being practiced in the U.S.—a trend that will only intensify this year, according to ardent supporters. Continue reading

Never leave anything behind: Chrome Remote Desktop

by Ben Beasley

Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to login and access–with a secure connection–any computer you own (Mac, Windows, or Linux) that has the Chrome Web Browser and the Remote Desktop app installed. You can make your home or office computer available on a short-term basis for a specific purpose, such as remote tech-support, or on a long-term basis for an uncomplicated way to remotely access your computer’s files and applications. It works even if Continue reading

Capture ideas on the go with Index Card for iPad, iPhone

by Ben Beasley

As an accompanying piece to my Scrivener article on February 25, I also wanted to mention Index Card, an idea-organization app available for the iPad and iPhone that syncs with Scrivener, making for an extremely versatile and inexpensive way of managing your ideas and writing on the go and then back at the office. Continue reading

Ease the process of complex writing projects with Scrivener

11106057-homepage-sliced_04by Ben Beasley

Scrivener is a writing application (for Mac and Windows) that combines a word processor with project management software, allowing you to create, structure, and edit any number of documents or reports within a single case file. The real benefit to lawyers is that you can also pull all research and client/case information into the same file. That is, Scrivener allows an attorney to keep all the information and content relevant to a particular client or area of law in the same place. Continue reading