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Apps for Law School and the Legal Profession: Home

This guide provides links and basic information on a variety of apps related to law study, law practice, and personal and professional organization

How to Use this Guide

On this first page you'll notice links to app search engines for various mobile devices.  But don't stop here!  Using the tabs at the top of the screen, view the other pages of this research guide to find apps in the following areas:

App Search Engines

Sometimes finding the right app is the hardest part.  Here are some helpful app search services to help you out.

Law-Specific Search Engines for Apps:

Mobile Apps for Law - note: paid subscription required for full access


Apple-Specific Search Engines for Apps:

Apple Web Apps -

uQuery -


Android-Specific Search Engines for Apps:

Google Play -

Amazon App Store -


Other Device-Specific Search Engines for Apps:

Blackberry World - for Blackberry

Nokia Store - for Nokias


Other:

Apps Zoom -

Reference Librarian

Ashley Ahlbrand

Welcome

This guide was created to provide patrons with basic information on a variety of today's apps for the study and practice of law.  In addition, we have included a page on apps that can assist with personal and professional organization and productivity. 

Please note: The apps listed in this guide are not endorsed by the law school or library in any way; rather they are listed as a product of research into the most popular and helpful apps for the law and legal communities.

There are hundreds of apps that relate to the legal field, and the number continues to grow.  We have only listed a sampling of some of the most popular legal apps here.  If you feel that we have left out one that ought to be included, please let us know by emailing the guide author, Ashley Ahlbrand.

Relevant Books

 

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KF 320.A9 M48 2012 "The bestselling ABA book iPad in One Hour for Lawyers has helped thousands of attorneys learn to use the iPad in their law practices. Fully revised and updated to reflect the newest version of the iPad and the latest apps available, iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition, will help attorneys get more out of their iPad. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed fast, this acclaimed book presents the essentials so you don't get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps." -- Publisher
KF 320.A9 M485 2013 "More and more lawyers are choosing to take their iPads to trial, with amazing results. Bestselling ABA author and iPad expert Tom Mighell's latest book, iPad in One Hour for Litigators, will help you transform your iPad into a powerful tool in the courtroom, at mediation, and beyond. This essential guide discusses all the steps of trying a case with an iPad, from pretrial docketing and legal research to depositions and evidence presentation. "  --Publisher
KF 320.A9 S55 2013 "Lawyers are already using Android devices to make phone calls, check e-mail, and send text messages. After the addition of several key apps, Android smartphones or tablets can also help run a law practice. From the more than 800,000 apps currently available, Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers highlights the "best of the best" apps that will allow you to practice law from your mobile device."  --Publisher
KF 320.A9 L48 2013
"Millions of corporations, small businesses, solo lawyers, large and small law firms, and government agencies have 'gone Google.' Find out why these organizations moved from hosting their own e-mail servers--and in some cases calendars and documents--to using Google Apps. Google Gmail and Calendar in One Hour for Lawyers is designed as a step-by-step guide for lawyers to learn what features and functions are available in Gmail and Google Calendar, as well as related services such as Google Chat, Google Talk, Google Hangout, and Call Phone. In just one hour, you will learn in plain English how to transform your law practice by using these powerful Google tools to save time and money."  --Publisher
KF 8947.5 .B75 2013 "For lawyers, the proverbial "smoking gun document" of the pre-internet era has given way to the "smoking gun tweet." In recent years, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and other social media channels have become an evidentiary gold mine for impeaching witnesses and undermining a company's litigation position. Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques will assist any lawyer who encounters social media in their daily law practice."   --Publisher