Tagged: mobile lawyer

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

Back to the future with Bob Ambrogi

Technology continues to impact the practice of law in ways perhaps even unimaginable just a few years ago. On October 1, 2012, Bob Ambrogi presented the “10 Ways Technology is Rewiring Law Practice” at the FirmFuture conference in Boston. In his slideshare presentation, he demonstrates how lawyers are more connected, mobile, versatile, virtual, economical, global and powerful while acknowledging clients are more selective and more demanding. View his original post at LawSitesBlog.com and watch his informative slideshare now:

Solo But Not Alone: iPad as Personal Assistant

Heather Hale

Solo practitioner and iPad enthusiast Heather Hale

by Heather Hale

At 7:30 a.m. I walk into an empty office. There are no paralegals, senior partners or associates. It isn’t a holiday or the weekend, just a typical Tuesday for a solo practitioner. The idea of going it alone can be daunting to newly minted lawyers, and rightly so. There is no one to provide guidance and oversight, no one to answer the phone while you meet with a client, not even someone to make a Starbucks run. With my iPad, however, solo doesn’t feel so isolated to me, although I do still have to get my own coffee. Continue reading

The Digital Lawyer in a Mobile Era

Push Legal App“The dot com revolution of the 1990s pales in comparison to the app revolution currently underway,” asserts Boyd Patterson, creator of JuryStar which was nominated as a 2012 best trial prep iPad app by The National Law Journal. A former insurance defense attorney and former prosecutor, Patterson recognizes that “professional apps, designed by actual professionals in the field, are driving the next phase in the digital era. Medical apps designed  by doctors, accounting apps designed by accountants, and legal apps designed by lawyers.”

Push Legal creator Jonathan J. Paull exemplifies “legal apps designed by lawyers.” His innovative platform of annotated deskbooks is available as a mobile app for the iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry, and also comes as a desktop web application. A solo litigator in the Law Office of Jonathan J. Paull in Houston, he believes Continue reading