My guest today is Nerino Petro, a practicing lawyer who WAS the Chief Information Officer at the Holmstrom & Kennedy law firm when we recorded this podcast episode, but is now President at The Erickson Group in Rockford, Illinois. I’ve had the privilege of knowing Nerino for many years, and[…]Read More »
My guest today is Neil Tyra of the Tyra Law Firm in Rockville, Maryland. I’ve known Neil for several years through the “Macs in Law Office” community. Neil also recently stared The Law Entrepreneur podcast at www.thelawentreprenuer.com, which is a fantastic podcast focusing on the business of law. I was[…]Read More »
My guest today is Chad Burton, a long-time, good friend and [former] practicing lawyer in Dayton, Ohio. Chad is the CEO of CuroLegal, a legal technology consulting and development firm working with law firms on selecting and optimizing technology for their practice. Chad’s virtual law practice has been featured in[…]Read More »
If you’re a lawyer and you have an iPad, you should absolutely have the TrialPad, TranscriptPad, and DocReviewPad apps. I haven’t reviewed the three apps yet for Apps in Law, but I will certainly be doing so in the near future. The Lit Software company launched TrialPad in 2010 and[…]Read More »
Today’s app is Documents 5 by iOS app-powerhouse Readdle and is the closest thing to a “My Documents” folder you can find for the iPad & iPhone. You can use Documents 5 to download files from cloud services, and then organize, re-name, and view those files from the app.
Today’s app is PDFpen Scan+ from Smile Software. Scan+ isn’t the first scanning app I turn to on my iPhone or iPad, but I keep it around for one purpose: to OCR my existing non-searchable PDF files. Scan+ is a universal app for $6.99.
Free E-Book from TechnoLawyer: “The Lawyer’s Guide to a Well-Appointed iPad” by Brett Burney and Other Expert Contributors
I’ve been writing for TechnoLawyer for almost 10 years now and I was elated to be part of the new, FREE e-book entitled “Lawyer’s Guide to a Well-Appointed iPad” with contributions from me and several other expert iPad-using lawyers. Click to read more and find out how you can get a copy of this immensely helpful FREE e-book!Read More »
I was elated to be a guest on the Reinventing Professionals podcast hosted by Ari Kaplan. Ari asked me about my e-discovery consulting practice as well as my fun new project here at Apps in Law.Read More »
Today’s app is ReadQuick, a splendiferous “speed reading” app for the iPhone and iPad for $9.99. ReadQuick uses the “rapid serial visual presentation” technique to help you speed-read through all the articles, blog posts, and online news that are sitting on your computer or iOS device.
I am honored to be speaking at the MacTrack Legal Conference again on October 6-8, 2016. The conference was formerly called “MILOfest” and re-branded this year to reflect the growth of the educational opportunities over the past 8 years. I’ll be speaking on three sessions covering “copy n’ paste,” Microsoft OneNote, and “The Ultimate Gear-Off Panel.”Read More »
Westlaw Case Notebook Portable E-Transcript – or “What’s a .PTX file and how do I open it on my iPad?”
Today’s app is Westlaw Case Notebook Portable E-Transcript from legal powerhouse Thomson Reuters. It’s a completely FREE universal app that lets legal professionals read and annotate e-transcripts files (.PTX) on their iPad and iPhone.
If you’re looking for an in-depth iPad educational opportunity (and some CLE credit to boot!) AND you’re located in beautiful state of Pennsylvania … I’m giving two full-day presentations on iPads for lawyers in Pittsburgh (Wed., July 27) and Philadelphia (Thurs., August 25).Read More »
Today’s app is Hourly News, a 99¢ app that provides direct access to “top-of-the-hour” updates from major news sources. Hourly News is a universal app available for both the iPhone and iPad (and Mac!) offering a simple interface to get your news fix.
I was honored to be invited as a guest on Neil Tyra’s The Law Entrepreneur podcast to talk about Macs, iPads, & iPhones. We specifically focused on the duties lawyers have to ethically protect the information they carry around on their mobile devices today.Read More »