April 2013 Issue
While the format has its skeptics, mobile apps are revolutionizing the way law is being practiced in the U.S.—a trend that will only intensify this year, according to ardent supporters.
Indeed, the latest smartphone or must-have tablet is no longer a technological fashion statement; it’s a critical, competitive tool that many attorneys simply refuse to live without. “Smartphones and tablets are not just shiny objects to catch up on the news or update Facebook,” says Chad E. Burton, whose virtual law firm serves Ohio and North Carolina. They “can play a key role in producing work product for clients and managing a law firm.”