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Death of the PC: The Rise of the iPad Lawyer

Death of the PC: The Rise of the iPad Lawyer 150 150 Jason Krause

When we started the Nextpoint Evolution newsletter two years ago, the PC was still king and most lawyers were tied to their desktops. However, 2011 was also the first year that the U.S. market for personal computers shrank. It’s been a slow, painful decline ever since. The growth of tablet sales has been outstripping more traditional…

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Are Law Firms in Denial About Apple and Mobile Computing?

Are Law Firms in Denial About Apple and Mobile Computing? 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

As the “The Collapse of the Microsoft-Intel Monopoly” continues to accelerate, the response from the both the broader legal technology profession as well as the eDiscovery chattering classes has been what I can only describe as a collective yawn. But that’s not completely surprising – after all, the the legal profession is characterized by it’s…

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iPads and Macs for Power Litigators

iPads and Macs for Power Litigators 150 150 Jason Krause

The iPad is now the primary computer for many people, and is rapidly growing up as a business tool. According to the new 2012 ABA Legal Technology Survey, over 28 percent of all litigators now use a tablet device in the courtroom, mostly for checking email, although roughly 10 percent use it for presentation and…

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EXPERT WITNESS: iPad Guru Tom Mighell Shares Tips and Tricks

EXPERT WITNESS: iPad Guru Tom Mighell Shares Tips and Tricks 150 150 Jason Krause

EXPERT WITNESS: Tom Mighell   Nextpoint’s Expert Witness is a new feature here on the Frank blog, offering insights from lawyers, technologists, law enforcement, entrepreneurs, and other interesting people influencing our industry and world. Check back regularly for thought-provoking and in-depth conversations. Lawyer Tom Mighell is probably best known for his blog inter-alia, which he…

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The Power of Litigation Support on the iPad

The Power of Litigation Support on the iPad 150 150 Jason Krause

Josh Barrett recently noted on the Tablet Legal blog that lawyers don’t always seem to use many applications on their iPad. In talking to attorneys with a small, iPad-using firm, the attorneys noted that they only use one or two apps regularly. At first, this seemed shockingly low, but on further introspection, Josh realized he…

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Litigation Tips: Advanced Courtroom Presentation with Nextpoint

Litigation Tips: Advanced Courtroom Presentation with Nextpoint 150 150 Nextpoint

We’ve spent years watching paralegals and associates fetch and annotate large lists of documents for the witness to review. We created Theater, a function within Nextpoint to address the more time-consuming and tedious tasks that bedevil our creative services team and the lawyers they support. Theater contains the basic functionality to create and annotate document call-outs…

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Litigation Technology: Strategically Supporting iPads and Mac OS

Litigation Technology: Strategically Supporting iPads and Mac OS 150 150 Nextpoint

A critical, strategic mistake I see law firms and corporate law departments make on a regular basis is to reinvest in litigation technology that isn’t future proof. It’s not that firms aren’t spending on technology – it is just spent poorly. That’s a direct result of the propensity to continue to reinvest in legacy technology systems far…

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