Friday, June 24, 2011

Top Ten PAID iPad Apps for Attorneys

Here is part two of that great post from Judith Leeson of
If you have a buck or a thousand, the apps also offer something for the attorney and are organized mostly by price tag.
  1. Court Days Get a calendar app just for lawyers in this iPad app. It is based upon the California Code of Civil Procedure and allows you to customize date triggers. Available in the app store for $0.99.
  2. iLawLibrary Get the Federal Rules on your iPad with this app. They include civil procedure, criminal procedure, and appellate procedure all available with no network connection. The app currently sells for $6.99.
  3. iAnnotate While many PDF readers exist on the iPad, this one is often the best reviewed of them all. It comes with a highlighter, pen tool, free form tools, and even comment options, as well as a tutorial for how to use it. For $9.99, get the app that anyone who works with PDFs should look into.
  4. Exhibit A Use the app to organize and present information on your iPad. It is intended for presentations in the courtroom, boardroom, and even classroom. It also comes with an easy to use import feature and $9.99 price tag.
  5. RLTC: Evidence This image presentation app is built for trial lawyers to organize and annotate documents and images. Appdiscover has more on their blog including screenshots. The app is available for $9.99.
  6. Quickoffice If you use Microsoft Office and want to bring your iPad in on it, this app is a must have. In addition to working with many office programs, it utilizes the tapping, scrolling, and dragging options the iPad gives you. It is currently on sale for $14.99.
  7. Black Law’s Dictionary Get a legal dictionary on your iPad with this app. On its ninth edition, it is the most widely cited law book in the w orld with over 45,000 terms. It currently sells for $54.99.
  8. Fastcase Get a legal research service that puts a comprehensive national law library and more powerful searching, sorting, and visualization tools at your fingertips in this app. The libraries include primary law from all 50 states, as well as deep federal coverage going back to 1 U.S. 1, 1 F.2d 1, 1 F.Supp. 1, and 1 B.R. 1. T Subscription rates for $65 per month or $95 per month apply, but they do offer a free trial.
  9. Trial Pad This legal app allows you to organize documents quickly and easily. Use your iPad to present evidence to judges and juries, as well as annotate and display documents. Check out the many demo videos or purchase for $89.99.
  10. Bar Max Got an extra thousand bucks just lying around? Then why not download the Bar Max app? It offers a complete BAR exam prep course on your mobile device. However, you can also visit here to get their free MRPE app.
Monday- check back for our review of the new HBO documentary Hot Coffee. I'm so excited about it as it reveals how big business has taken the teeth out of consumer protection laws by artificially hyping bogus lawsuits. Its a must-see for every lawyer!

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