Articles Tagged with apps

Updates, 10/9/13, 3:53 p.m.: Some additions and clarifications to my original post from earlier today: Invites to the app can be requested from within the app once you download it. Once you are authorized to use the app, you can invite others from within the settings menu. Alternatively, you can invite others from the web […]

Talk about a living Constitution — here’s one the framers never saw coming. Today, the U.S. government is marking Constitution Day by launching an official annotated Constitution app that will provide legal analysis and interpretation directly on your iPhone or iPad. (Sorry Android folks, that one is still in development.) The app is a companion […]

What are the most popular legal and business smartphone apps among lawyers? According to the 2013 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report, the most popular legal app by a long shot is Fastcase. The most popular business app is Dropbox. The survey asked lawyers whether they had ever downloaded legal-specific smartphone apps and, if so, which […]

In a recent article about mobile marketing I wrote for Law Practice Magazine, I explained why I am skeptical about the marketing value of law firm apps. I made an exception, however, for apps that provide a useful or practical function, whether for existing or potential clients. The new Fisher & Phillips FMLA Leave App […]

Legal news company ALM today rolled out a set of apps for iPhones and iPads covering 14 of its national and regional publications. The apps, which can be downloaded from, cover the the following publications: The American Lawyer. Corporate Counsel. Law Technology News. The National Law Journal. Connecticut Law Tribune. Daily Business Review. Daily […]

Two experts in legal research have developed an app for iOS and Android devices that they describe as like an international GPS for lawyers, helping you quickly locate the right web resource for a variety of legal research tasks. After trying it out over several days, I am impressed by how much it covers. In […]

Business cards can be a blessing and a curse. The blessing is that they provide an easy way to exchange contact information. The curse comes when you get back to your office and have to figure out what to do with them. Basically, you have two choices. One is to condemn the cards to business-card […]

At ABA Techshow next week in Chicago, the cloud practice management platform MyCase is slated to debut a mobile app that will be a first for practice-management apps in that it will allow both clients and lawyers to access their case information. While other practice-management platforms have mobile apps allowing lawyers to access their case […]

Can an iPhone app improve your legal writing? Kathleen Vinson thinks so. A professor of legal writing at Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Vinson has developed iWrite Legal, a free iPhone app designed to help legal writers improve their writing skills. The app consists of three sections — Legal Writing Tips, Legal Writing Checklist […]