New ABA Book Helps Lawyers Use iPads to Practice Law

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2012 – The best-selling ABA book iPad in One Hour for Lawyers has helped thousands of lawyers 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 lawyers get more out of their iPad. Ideal for lawyers who want to get up to speed fast, this acclaimed book presents the essentials so readers don’t get bogged down in technical jargon and extraneous features and apps.

This book will help lawyers:

  • Quickly navigate and use the latest version of the iPad;
  • Set up mail, calendar and contacts;
  • Create and use folders to multitask and manage apps;
  • Add files to your iPad and sync them;
  • View and manage pleadings, case law, contracts and other legal documents;
  • Use your iPad to take Notes and create documents; and
  • Use legal-specific apps at trial or in doing research.

Author Tom Mighell is a senior consultant with Contoural Inc. and author of iPad Apps in One Hour for Lawyers, also published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section. He is a frequent speaker and writer on the Internet, electronic discovery and other legal technology issues. He has published The Mighell Marker, a Legal Technology Weekly since 2000 and the legal technology blog Inter Alia (www.inter-alia.net) since 2002. He is also the co-host of “The Kennedy-Mighell Report,” a legal technology podcast produced by the Legal Talk Network.

The ABA Law Practice Management Section is a professional membership organization providing resources for lawyers and other legal professionals in the core areas of the business of practicing law — marketing, management, technology and finance — through its award-winning magazine, webzines, educational CLE programs, website and publishing division. For more than 30 years, LPM has established itself as a leader within the legal profession by producing ABA TECHSHOW, the world’s premier legal technology conference and expo, and through its publishing arm, which has more than 90 titles in print.

With nearly 400,000 members, the _ is the world’s largest voluntary professional membership organization. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.

Title: iPad in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition
ABA Law Practice Management Section
Product Code:
:                           978-1-61438-573-8
7 × 8.5
800-285-2221 or www.ShopABA.org


Editor’s note: Review copies are available by sending an email to Lindsay Dawson at . If you publish a review of this book, please send tearsheets or a copy for our files to Lindsay Dawson, _, Book Publishing, 321 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60654.