Category: Trial Prep

TrialPad 4.0 Delivers Next Level iPad App for Litigators

trialpadTrialPad 4.0 delivers a next level iPad app experience for litigators, and we were not surprised when it was recently featured as a #1 business app on the App Store! Just check out the description of the latest, muscled-out version of TrialPad from the passionate developer team at Lit Software: Continue reading

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Trial Tips for Lawyers by Litigator Mitch Jackson

 

When Litigator Mitch Jackson is not busy trying cases at Jackson & Wilson, he shares helpful tips online including through the “Trial Lawyer Expert” YouTube channel and podcasts on his website. Voted a 2013 California Lawyer of the Year in Litigation, Jackson uses his YouTube channel to “help good attorneys become better trial lawyers.”

A skilled personal injury and wrongful death lawyer from Orange County with nearly 30 years of experience, you will see from the videos below that Jackson genuinely wants to help other trial attorneys with less experience present a better case. For the past two years and counting, Jackson has been taking time to share his trial tips with other lawyers: Continue reading

Legal iPad App for eDiscovery announced

Screen Shot 2013-07-24 at 8.51.02 AMPress release | Denver, July 24, 2013 ESI Attorneys, a Denver-based law firm with a focus in eDiscovery and Information law, today announced the launch of eDiscovery Assistant(TM), the first legal iPad application designed to help lawyers conduct eDiscovery.

Developed by eDiscovery attorney Kelly Twigger, the app provides lawyers with the tools they need to develop a thoughtful approach to eDiscovery, which can be one of the most expensive elements of litigation. eDiscovery can also be daunting for law firms to adapt and get up to speed on – one of the leading reasons Twigger developed the app. Continue reading

JuryStar’s MacLitigator Review

New Orleans attorney Jeff Richardson included in his latest “In the news” at iPhone J.D., a link to the MacLitigator article written by Utah attorney Pete Summerill reviewing jury selection apps. Much to our pleasant surprise, our jury selection app JuryStar was one of two apps originally featured in the post. Continue reading

Ease the process of complex writing projects with Scrivener

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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

The Best of LITIG8R TECH

It is my pleasure to share with you our top 8 most popular posts since we launched LITIG8R TECH in June of this year:

8. Happy App-ing: Top Three iPad Apps for your iPractice -by Atlanta-area solo practitioner Heather Hale.

7. Touchtype portrait mode, Brydge your iPad plus other keyboard solutions -This article offers Continue reading

iPractice: 16 Tips and Apps for Lawyers with iPhones and iPads

Between January 2011 and January 2012, iPhone adoption among lawyers grew from 31 percent to 44 percent. According to attorney Jeff Richardson who has written about the 2012 American Bar Association (ABA) Legal Technology Report, “if an attorney is using a smartphone, there is about a 50-50 chance that he or she is using an iPhone.” With the iPhone 5 launch earlier this month Continue reading

The Best of LITIG8R TECH in 75 days

It is my pleasure to share with you our top 8 most popular posts since we launched the LITIG8R TECH™ blog 75 days ago:

8. Touchtype portrait mode, Brydge your iPad plus other keyboard solutions -This article offers iPad keyboard solutions and links to online threads on this popular topic.

7. Solo Practice University -My interview with Solo Practice University Founder and CEO Continue reading

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by Russell S. Humphrey

Don’t Pick a Jury.  Persuade a Jury.

Would you like to win more jury trials? If you are a typical trial attorney in the United States the obvious answer is yes. Of course you would like to win more often. Who wouldn’t? However, the real question is not whether you want to win more, rather, how can you win more? The answer to this question may be simpler than you think. In fact, the answer undoubtedly lies with the twelve strangers you pick to act as trial jurors in your case. The answer to better results lies with the jury. Pick a better jury and get Continue reading

Opening Statements: A Recipe for Success

On Tuesday, August 7, from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m (EST), personal injury attorney Andrew J. Smiley presented a live Lawline.com webinar entitled “Opening Statements-A Recipe for Success.” If you have never participated in a live webinar, you missed a great one! It  is convenient and affordable, unless of course free doesn’t work for you. This course will count as 3.0 “Professional Practice” Credits for New York Bridge the Gap.

From Lawline.com

Mr. Smiley discusses the techniques for preparing and delivering a powerful opening statement in various types of cases.  You will learn how to manage weaknesses and strengths in your case during an opening statement and how to set the framework for a successful trial from the outset.  This course will be useful for all trial attorneys whether preparing for your first trial or your hundredth trial.” Continue reading