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Your Mobile Device(s)

Posted by Library Blog on 09/06/2013 at 01:13 PM

If mobile devices do not play an important role in your daily activities as a law student, they will when you become a lawyer.  Here are a few resources to consult for optimizing their use.   

The RWU Law Guide: Mobile Apps for Law Students offers insights on apps for legal research, creating documents, capturing and editing content, storing content, and mobile security for a variety of mobile devices.

Tim Baran of Legal Productivity has compiled a list of “6 Useful Sites for Android Loving Lawyers” and “8 Great Sites for Mac Loving Lawyers.” Among his recommended sites are:

  • The Droid Lawyer by Oklahoma City attorney Jeffrey Taylor, is a good source for tips, tricks, and techniques for using Android mobile devices. Subscribe to his email newsletter or blog to get the latest news.
  • The Mac Lawyer, authored by Spartanburg, S.C. attorney Ben Stevens, offers great tips, tools, reviews and articles for lawyers who use Macs.  You can subscribe to the blog, join the Macs in Law Offices (MILO) Group or subscribe to the MILO podcast.
  • iPhone J.D., published by New Orleans’ attorney Jeff Richardson, was named the best Legal Technology blog in 2010 and 2011 by the ABA Journal. Subscribe to RSS feed or sign-up for email updates.  There is even an Index to Prior Posts which allows you to browse significant reviews of iPhone and iPad apps and accessories.

Books in the Law Library’s collection on mobile devices include: