Articles Tagged with ABA Tech Survey

Fastcase is Most Popular Legal App, ABA Survey Says


For the second successive year, the Fastcase legal research app is the most popular legal app among lawyers, according to the 2014 ABA Legal Technology Survey Report. The most popular business app among lawyers this year is LinkedIn, the survey said.

Among lawyers who reported having downloaded a legal-specific app, 36.5% listed Fastcase. Last year,…

Fewer Lawyers Have Blogs, ABA Survey Suggests

The number of lawyers with legal blogs is dwindling, according to the latest Legal Technology Survey Report from the American Bar Association's Legal Technology Resource Center. For 2014, 24% of respondents in the annual survey said that their firms have blogs, down from 27% in 2013. Asked whether they personally maintain a legal blog, 8% said yes, down from 9% in both 2013 and 2012.

The 10 Most Important Legal Technology Developments of 2013


Here are my picks for the 10 most important legal technology developments of 2013. What am I missing? What would be on your list?

The numbers are not meant to indicate priority. They are all important, in my mind.

1. Lawyers’ use of social media became yesterday’s news.

OK, lawyers blog. They use Facebook. They’re…

For Paid Legal Research, WestlawNext is Most Popular, ABA Survey Says


Legal professionals have lots of options for fee-based legal research services these days, but the most popular among them all is WestlawNext, according to the latest ABA Legal Technology Survey Report. Of all lawyers who use fee-based online legal research services, 28 percent say the one they use most often is WestlawNext.

And as if…

Lawyers’ Social Media Use Grows Modestly, ABA Annual Tech Survey Shows


Lawyers’ social media use continues to grow, but only modestly, according to just-released findings of the 2013 American Bar Association Legal Technology Survey Report. More lawyers and law firms blog, tweet and participate in social media sites this year than last, but the growth is far from dramatic — generally just a few percentage points.…

Use of Cloud Most Common Among Small Firms, ABA Survey Says


Lawyers’ use of web-based software and services has grown only slightly in recent years, a new survey indicates. Growth in use of the cloud is greatest among solos and small firms and lawyers in these firms are more likely than their larger-firm counterparts to use cloud-based applications.

These are among the findings of the recently…