At an event held today on Enterprise Mobility Day, Nokia continued its commitment to driving enterprise mobility adoption by meeting the needs of business users and business leaders. The company introduced the Nokia E51, a business smartphone, the latest addition to the Nokia Eseries portfolio, and also introduced it as part of Nokia Mobile Unified Communications, its strategy to extend mobility to unified communications. WestlawNext For WestlawNext users, the mobile app essentially allows you to take your search tool anywhere you have a data connection. Your searches are synchronized with your normal browser-based interface, allowing you to quickly access previous searches. Organize search in folders, take notes, or run a KeyCite. Cost: Free, with WestlawNext subscription Also available: iPad The Law Guide/Dictionary This app is designed by TheLaw.com, a free legal advice website. The app includes a searchable legal dictionary with over 8,500 definitions, over 200 legal articles and FAQs, a lawyer directory, a legal job board, and more. Note that although the legal dictionary is accessible at all times, an Internet connection is required to access the web guides. Cost: Free Also available: iPhone/iPad Here are 9 essential mobile apps to add to your repertoire as a busy lawyer on the go: Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) today launched Yahoo! oneSearch, an all-new search service that offers consumers exactly what they want on their mobile device – instant answers.
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Alerts can be sorted based on several factors, including the label, the lawyer, the litigant, and the judge. Cost: Free, with Courtlink subscription Also available: iPhone/iPad What mobile search apps are available for Android users? Here are five popular apps to consider: It`s commonly used by people in a variety of industries, it`s easy to use, and it`s free for anyone who just needs to attend a meeting. Host the meeting from your laptop or desktop, or when you`re on the go, you can host an entire conference call using your mobile phone. Simply enter a few keywords related to your search and the app will take you directly to the relevant part of the law or case you want to review. This can significantly reduce the time spent on research and save you from having to read a full case description for only a small part. Stay connected on the go with lawyers` mobile apps and practice wherever your work takes you. Browse regulatory requirements in all 50 states from your phone with Fastcase. At Torri`s Legal Services, we want to make sure your firm is ready for success, no matter where you are. We offer a variety of legal services nationwide, including litigation, document retrieval, and jump search services, so you can spend more time with your clients. Call today for a quote! dLaw (formerly DroidLaw) dLaw was developed by BigTwit Software and includes a variety of free legal research resources, including a legal dictionary and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Evidence, Appellate Procedure, and more. For an additional cost, users can purchase resources, including state and federal codes and regulations, the Patent Examination Process Manual, and soon the Unified Commercial Code. Cost: Free for basic app, additional modules $1.99 and up.
According to the ABA`s 2012 Legal Technology Survey Report, 17% of responding lawyers in private practice regularly use mobile search apps on their smartphones. It`s not hard to understand the appeal: research is an essential aspect of practice for virtually every lawyer, and mobile search apps allow users to conduct their research anywhere, anytime. Currently, most major practice management apps have mobile versions that allow you to access your case information, client contacts, notes, and more from your mobile device. With the increasing migration of the legal community to online practice, especially after 2020, it`s important to find the most reliable and useful ways to make mobile apps usable for your practice. Fastcase Fastcase is a household name in legal research, and their Android app brings a lot of its features to your smartphone for free: searchable case law and U.S. laws, customizable and sortable search results, built-in search history, regular case law updates, and case analysis tools. If you have a full Fastcase subscription, the app will sync your mobile searches with your desktop searches. Cost: Free Also available: iPhone / iPad Thomson Reuters ProView is a professional legal app for your tablet, desktop or laptop that lets you interact with your eBook content in a whole new way. Dropbox is committed to maintaining the security of our users` documents, so you can be confident that what you download is protected from unauthorized access. Use CamScanner to prevent you from dropping that pile of paper and losing anything important. With this app, you can scan documents with your phone and email them to yourself or a member of your team, inserting them directly into a customer folder before returning to the office.
Sometimes you don`t need to completely edit a document, but you want to take notes and comments. Gone are the days when you only met customers face-to-face in an office. Now, lawyers hold meetings with clients, conferences with other lawyers, and even entire court hearings virtually.