archives of posts, reviews and news of LTR grouped by year: 2011

Geri L. Dreiling in LTR's App Friday

In today’s App Friday round, Geri L. Dreiling, highlights apps she uses to manage her firm’s three Twitter accounts, monitor traffic on her website, track her runs, learn simple Spanish phrases and, yes, even watch television.

Dragon Naturally Speaking Legal 11 Cover

In February we highlighted Dragon Naturally Speaking’s speech recognition software, Premium Version 11. That version, aimed at lawyers and nonlawyers alike, received rave reviews. Dragon also offers speech recognition software designed especially for lawyers, Dragon Naturally Speaking Legal Version 11. Although Dragon Legal is more expensive, its added features could translate into lower labor overhead for a firm. In this blog post, LTR highlights four advantages Dragon Legal offers to attorneys and law firms.


App Friday: Stacey E. Burke

Portrait of Stacey E. Burke, lawyer

In today’s App Friday round, Stacey E. Burke, a personal injury lawyer and the social media marketing maven for her law firm, tells Lawyer Tech Review about her favorite apps for BlackBerry and iPad.

Presentation on a trial using TrialPad for iPad

The iPad can be used to present documents to a jury. In this blog post, St. Louis personal injury lawyer Spencer E. Farris reviews and compares two iPad trial apps, TrialPad and iAnnotate.


App Friday: Michael Reiser

attorney Michael Reiser

In today’s App Friday round, Michael Reiser, a California-based trial lawyer, tells Lawyer Tech Review about his favorites.

iPad use by lawyers and judges

Lighter than a desktop, more convenient than a smart phone, the iPad is the must-have gadget of choice for some lawyers and judges. A recent review of the Apple tablet by a St. Louis trial lawyer as well as an article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch highlight some of the ways lawyers and judges are using the iPad to organize a busy practice and boost productivity.


App Friday: Gavin Ward

Portrait of Gavin Ward, Lawyer

In today’s App Friday round, Gavin Ward, a solicitor and owner of Scotland-based WardblawG Consulting, tells Lawyer Tech Review about his favorites.

Contact capture address

Contact Capture is a way to quickly extract contact information from e-mails, websites and electronic documents, including Word and PDF files, and export it into a variety of database applications such as Outlook, Excel and ACT. But is it a timesaver? Read more to learn about one lawyer’s experience using a free trial of Contact Capture to move information into his Outlook address book.


App Friday: David Flint

David Flint

In today’s App Friday round, David Flint, partner in the Technology, Media and Communications Group of the Glasgow, Scotland-based law firm MacRoberts LLP, tells Lawyer Tech Review about his favorite apps such as iDialog, Words with Friends and Priority Pass.

Skype videoconfereces logo

Videoconferencing through the use of Skype has been embraced by teens as a way to stay connected with friends. Grandparents have discovered the merits of Skype as a way to bond with grandchildren. But what about lawyers? Is there a use for Skype at work? Lawyer Tech Review posed that question recently and the answer was a resounding yes. Read more to find out how Skype can be cost effective for the client and boost productivity in the law firm.


App Friday: Richard Russeth

Richard Russeth

In today's App Friday round, Richard Russeth, vice president and general counsel to Denver-based Leprino Foods, tells Lawyer Tech Review about his favorite apps and devices, for both, work and fun.