Litigation

Technology in the Courtroom

We’re pleased to share this guest post from Patrick Michael, a partner practicing in the Louisville office of Dinsmore & Stohl LLP.[1] Patrick writes about the Jefferson Courtroom Upgrade Project’s success in bringing modern tech amenities to a traditional courtroom.   A question to all the attorneys reading this, how many of you present your client’s cases using the following trial …

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Picking a Jury, iPad Style (Free book excerpt)

Excerpted and adapted from iPad in One Hour for Litigators by Tom Mighell, now available from LPM Publishing. If you are in the fortunate position of having the jury list a few hours or even a day before voir dire begins, you can choose from several innovative iPad apps to help select a jury and track juror information. As a …

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The iPad for Litigators

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

While the iPad offers lawyers in any practice area the potential for productivity improvements, app developers have really concentrated on making the iPad most useful for litigators. Today, there are apps for all parts of a legal matter, from case intake all the way to jury verdict.  In this edition, Dennis and Tom discuss Tom’s upcoming book iPad in One …

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Working with Documents on Your iPad (An Excerpt from “iPad in One Hour for Litigators” by Tom Mighell)

Adapted and excepted from iPad in One Hour for Litigators by Tom Mighell, coming in March from LPM Publishing. Pre-order your copy today and save 15%!    Getting Electronic Documents onto Your Getting Electronic Documents onto Your iPad Let’s answer what is probably the most important question for this lesson: How do you get documents onto the iPad in the first …

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Putting Your iPad to Work at ABA TECHSHOW 2013

When tablets like Apple’s iPad first hit the market, they were widely perceived as “toys” — devices for playing games, watching movies, or reading books. But as they’ve exploded in popularity, professionals of all types have begun relying on them as day-to-day productivity tools. Lawyers are no exception. Attend a legal conference or hang out at the courthouse and you’ll …

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Coming Soon: “Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques”

LPM is thrilled to be publishing Social Media as Evidence: Cases, Practice Pointers, and Techniques in March. Pre-order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! 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 …

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Relevance: Social Media Evidence

Sometimes, I really wonder about attorneys and judges. Not wonder in the sense of awe, but wonder why they often make their lives more confusing and more difficult than necessary. In no area is my wonderment greater than in the arena of e-discovery and, more importantly, the issues relating to the discovery of social media. Various mentors of mine, in …

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Coming Soon: “iPad in One Hour for Litigators” by Tom Mighell

LPM is thrilled to be publishing iPad in One Hour for Litigators in February. Order your copy today with a 15% pre-publication discount! 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 …

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Quick Tip: Showing PowerPoint Presentations on the iPad (Part 1)

Presenting a PowerPoint from your iPad can also result in a more natural and interactive presentation, allowing you walk around, switch between applications, write notes or do white-boarding, and go back to your core presentation. In Part 1 of this blog, we’ll cover how to get your PowerPoint over to your iPad, and in Part 2 (to be continued), we’ll …

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