Brett Burney : Apps for Lawyers

Apps in Law

The Apps in Law podcast asks lawyers and legal professionals what apps they use every day in their practice.
Apps in Law


Apps for Lawyers Using iPhones & iPads




AiL020 – Heidi Alexander uses Evernote to collaborate and share information at her organization (even business cards!)

Aug 3, 2018 29:44


My guest today is Heidi Alexander, who is the Deputy Director of the Massachusetts Group Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers (or LCL) and also leads the Law Office Management Assistance Program (LOMPA). Heidi is the author of the book "Evernote as a Practice Tool" published by the ABA and in this podcast, you'll hear all about how Heidi effectively uses Evernote to share information and collaborate with colleagues.

AiL019 – Evan Kline manages, searches, retrieves, and organizes all his files in DEVONthink

Jul 12, 2018 26:58


My guest today is Evan Kline, an attorney at Katherman Briggs & Greenberg LLP in York, Pennsylvania where he advocates for his clients and their families in complex and severe injury claims. Evan is also the author of the excellent 40tech blog at Evan discusses how he uses DEVONthink to manage, search, retrieve, and organize all his files in DEVONthink both on the Mac and his iPad.

AiL018 – Howard Lenow Creates and Presents Stunning Timelines on his iPad with Timeline 3D

Apr 26, 2018 17:54


My guest today is Howard Lenow, partner at Lenow & McCarthy in Wayland, Masschusetts. Howard has been a union side labor lawyer for 38 years and is referred by his clients as a “pitbull with a sense of humor!” Howard is what I would call one of the godfathers of Mac-using lawyers, since he’s been using Macs since 1984 waaaaaaay before many of us even considered using Macs, AND when it was extremely difficult to collaborate with others who were all using Windows! Howard has tirelessly been teaching unions and lawyers how to use Macs and iPads at national ABA conferences, Massachusetts State Bar groups, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and many other professional organizations. Apps mentioned in this podcast: Timeline 3D (FREE with in-app purchases) Timeline 3D: Education Edition ($9.99) TrialPad ($129.99) Links above may be affiliate links to the iTunes App Store or I reviewed Timeline 3D for iOS and you can watch the video below:

AiL017 – Mike Polk focuses on tomatoes and tracks his M&M consumption

Apr 12, 2018 22:12


My guest today is Michael Polk, an attorney at Belser & Belser, P.A. in Columbia, South Carolina. Mike and I have a great conversation about how to use apps like Focus Keeper to stay focused throughout the day, and HabitBull to track your good and bad habits with an eye to self-improvement.

AiL016 – Robin Meadow just needs OneNote for ALL his notes

Feb 16, 2018 23:59


My guest today is Robin Meadow, who is a partner at Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland LLP, an appellate law firm in Los Angeles. Robin explains exactly how he utilizes Microsoft OneNote to organize all of his notes and documents for trial, as well as how he collaborates via OneNote with other attorneys at his firm.

AiL015 – Neil Squillante counts down the Top 25 legal technology products and services from 2017

Jan 11, 2018 34:08


My guest today is Neil Squillante who is the founder and publisher of TechnoLawyer. Neil was my guest on episode 8 of the Apps in Law podcast but I have the privilege of welcoming Neil back as a guest for a very special opportunity to hear about the Top 25 Products and Services from 2017 as selected by readers of the TL NewsWire newsletter.

AiL014 – Jeff Alford saves typing time with TextExpander

Nov 17, 2017 23:22


My guest today is Jeff Alford of the Alford Law Office in Paducah, KY, which is waay over in WESTERN Kentucky (also the home of the National Quilt Museum). In this episode, Jeff explains how TextExpander saves time every single day in his practice and shares some great tips & tricks.

AiL013 – Rick Robertson is good about managing files in GoodReader

Sep 16, 2017 26:34


My guest today is Rick Robertson, who is the Managing Shareholder and President of the family law firm Koons Fuller based in Plano, TX, just north of Dallas. In this episode, Rick provides a ton of information on how he manages files on his iPad in GoodReader for meetings and trials.

AiL012 – Todd Hendrickson uses TrialPad as his “rock steady” trial presentation tool

Aug 18, 2017 26:00


My guest today is Todd Hendrickson, an attorney in the St. Louis, Missouri area that specializes in medical malpractice and personal injury. Todd is an experienced appellate attorney, has argued before the Missouri Supreme Court, and named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Trial Lawyers.

AiL011 – Sean Harris can’t work without Notability in his litigation practice

Aug 10, 2017 15:42


My guest today is Sean Harris who I have known for many years going back to our first year in law school together in 1997. Sean is a name partner at Kitrick, Lewis & Harris Co., L.P.A. in Columbus, OH, where as a well-respected trial lawyer he focuses primarily on wrongful death, product liability, and personal injury. Sean talks about how he takes notes in depositions and client meetings on his iPad with Notability.

AiL010 – Patrick Best manages and annotates his files in iAnnotate

Jul 28, 2017 13:19


My guest today is Patrick “PJ” Best who is an attorney at ARM Lawyers based in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. PJ works on social security and disability claims, and is also an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Patrick talks about how he uses iAnnotate on his 12.9" iPad Pro to manage, organize, and annotate all the files & documents he has to juggle in his practice.

AiL009 – Stephen Embry annotates transcripts on his iPad (TranscriptPad) even during Derby Week!

Jun 2, 2017


My guest today is Stephen Embry who is a member at Frost Brown Todd LLC. Steve is based in Louisville, KY, and practices in the Class Action, Privacy, and Mass Tort groups there at the firm. I spoke with Steve during Derby Week there in Louisville, but we still managed to talk about work and how he uses his iPad to read and annotate transcripts with the fabulous app TranscriptPad.

AiL008 – Neil Squillante is flying through the Golden Age of Email with Airmail

May 5, 2017


My guest today is Neil Squillante who is the publisher of the outstanding TechnoLawyer collection of FREE newsletters including TechnoRelease, LitigationWorld, BiglawWorld, SmallLaw, and several more. Before jumping into the Airmail software and app, Neil boldly explains why we are living in a GOLDEN AGE of email which makes for an interesting discussion.

AiL007 – D. Todd Smith maps his legal mind with iThoughts

Apr 23, 2017


My guest today is D. Todd Smith who is a civil appellate lawyer in Austin, Texas, being the Founder and Managing Partner of the Smith Law Group. Todd is also very active in the Austin Bar Association there in Texas and authors the Texas Appellate Law blog giving insight & commentary on civil appeals and litigation.