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Editor: Gerry W. Beyer
Texas Tech Univ. School of Law

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

How an iPad Can Be Useful to Trusts and Estates Attorneys

Unknown-2One of the most prominent criticisms of the iPad is that it is better for consuming information than it is for creating information. Lawyers have to read or consume large amounts of creation every day, so the iPad can be very useful to the legal profession. The iPad three is now available with more options for storage space and cellular connectivity.

There are a multitude of resources that discuss how the iPad can help you as a lawyer. iPad in One Hour for Lawyers is a quick and easy way to get acquainted with the practical benefits of the iPad for lawyers. Specifically, trusts and estates lawyers can utilize iConvert to scan documents into your iPad, Keynote combined with a projector with video mirroring can make the iPad presentation ready. Additionally, programs such as Noteshelf allow you to take notes on the iPad and export them as a pdf file. There are also resources on how to use the iPad generally that you can access to learn about how to get the full use out of your iPad.

For links to some of the resources referenced above, please click here

See Donald H. Kelley and Brenda A. Kelley, The iPad-It’s For Professionals Too, Trusts & Estates, Apr. 11, 2012.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.


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