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

Voicemail to text service

Although many judges now allow lawyers to discreetly use their phones to check e-mail and text messages, actually talking on the phone or checking voice mail is strongly discouraged or banned outright. For lawyers with hectic practices and numerous court appearances, unchecked voice mails remain a major source of stress. As a result, lawyers are increasingly turning to voice-to-text transcription services as a way to quietly keep on top of urgent messages.


App Friday – Beverly Michaelis

Beverly Michaelis

In this App Friday round, Beverly Michaelis, Esq., shares her favorite apps in Lawyer Tech Review: from her favorite devices and gadgets to her apps for work, including her favorite apps for fun. Thanks God it's App Friday!

Dragon speech recognition software

No doubt even back in the days when attorneys dipped quills into ink and scratched out documents by candlelight, they dreamed of having the ability to simply utter legalese and have it magically appear in writing. Today, though, there’s speech recognition software, including Dragon Naturally Speaking, which promises to do something similar. In this post, a lawyer, blogger and veteran Dragon user shares his tips for getting the most from this speech recognition software.

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Introducing Lawyer Tech Review, a new blog about technology, gadgets and apps which professional lawyers use at work and in their personal lives to boost their productivity, manage their practices and have fun. The aim of Lawyer Tech Review is to provide easy-to-understand reviews about all these kinds of technology.