Readdle dropped a MAJOR update to PDF Expert yesterday that includes AMAZING features for legal professionals. I declare this update edges PDF Expert slightly ahead of my go-to recommendation of GoodReader. If you’re already using an older version of PDF Expert the “basic” update is free but the best new features require an additional, in-app purchase.Read More »
My guest today is Neil Squillante who is the publisher of the outstanding TechnoLawyer collection of FREE newsletters including TechnoRelease, LitigationWorld, BiglawWorld, SmallLaw, and several more. Before jumping into the Airmail software and app, Neil boldly explains why we are living in a GOLDEN AGE of email which makes for an interesting discussion.Read More »
Lawyers always ask me “why can’t someone just SHOW ME how to easily and effectively implement technology in my practice?” And that’s exactly what you’ll get when you attend the Small Firm Bootcamp in New Orleans on May 18-19, 2017.Read More »
My guest today is D. Todd Smith who is a civil appellate lawyer in Austin, Texas, being the Founder and Managing Partner of the Smith Law Group. Todd is also very active in the Austin Bar Association there in Texas and authors the Texas Appellate Law blog giving insight & commentary on civil appeals and litigation.Read More »
Today’s app is iThoughts which is an amazing “mind-mapping” app available for both the iPhone and iPad. Some people work better with a static, linear outline of bullet points, but iThoughts allows you to brainstorm your thoughts and ideas and then easily re-arrange and organize them.
My guest today is Ernie Svenson, aka “Ernie the Attorney” who started a legal blog (blawg) by that name many years ago, and now runs PaperlessChase.com as well as the Small Firm Bootcamp. Ernie talks all about how he uses Evernote to keep track of the information he needs at his fingertips – right from his iPhone or iPad or anywhere.Read More »
FREE Webinar! Brett Burney to Present “Top 10 Apps for Lawyers” sponsored by MyCase – Wednesday, April 19
If you use an iPad or iPhone (or even an Android!) in your practice, then don’t miss this FREE webinar sponsored by MyCase: “Top 10 Apps for Lawyers” on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET. Brett Burney explains what apps you need to view & edit Microsoft Word documents, annotate PDF files, take notes, and give presentations.Read More »
My guest today is Nicole (Niki) Black who is a licensed lawyer in the state of New York and is the Legal Technology Evangelist at MyCase, an intuitive cloud-based law practice management software platform for solo and small firm attorneys. Niki keeps in touch with her team members at MyCase via the Slack app.Read More »
Today’s app is Overcast for managing and playing podcasts. The app is free but a $9.99 a year subscription removes the ads. The “Smart Speed” and “Voice Boost” features in Overcast make it the most compelling podcast available for iPhones and iPads.
My guest today is Jeff Richardson who is a treasured friend, and litigation partner at Adams and Reese LLP based in New Orleans. Jeff is also the author of the iPhone J.D. blog which the ABA Journal recently moved to their Blawg 100 Hall of Fame which recognizes outstanding legal blogs. Jeff discusses how he uses the 1Password app on a daily basis on his iPhone and iPad.Read More »
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.