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Legal Apps for Busy Attorneys

Nov 13, 2013 03:13 PM EST


The trend in using mobile apps for busy attorneys is increasing. Android devices such as tablets and smartphones are not only a highly competitive technology, it is also crucial for today’s attorneys to stay productive and for successfully managing a firm. There were key criteria points for these legal apps. The companies selected had outstanding reputation and security reassurances.

Below is a list of featured must-have Legal Apps for Android lawyers:

Research and Industry

ABA Journal  Mobile App

The ABA Journal Mobile App for Android is found at the Google Play Store. ABA Journal Mobile gives users the most up-to-the-minute legal information and news the ABA Journal published by the American Bar Association.

Users can also scan this QR code below to instantly download ABA Journal Mobile App:

ABA Section of International Law App

The ABA Section of International Law App features include: Native app: No wifi connection required to access the conference program, schedule or animated maps. Now: Stay informed about hot issues, event program changes, your upcoming sessions and organizer messages. Program: Browse event program to build your personal schedule, bookmark sessions or speakers, or access session handouts as available. Users can also take notes and more.


WestlawNext Android App lets users stay even more connected. The app by Thomson Reuters is the world’s most advanced legal research system for Android tablets or smartphones. Lawyers can use the app for legal research. The WestlawNext Android app automatically integrates with the WestlawNext website and mobile site for the latest info.



Featured in our latest “Top 10 Apps for Android Business” story, this task armed Evernote app for Android enables everything information from To-Do lists to daily reminders. Evernote Android App is simple for users. Uploads for Android should not exceed more than 60MB a month. AK Note for Android enables instant sharable note creation.


CamScanner App can convert your Android Smartphone into a Scanner.The Intelligent Document Management CamScanner App is ideal for business with presently over 60 million mobile users. Users can also access their online account at Through the website users can edit file names, add tags, add notes and manage documents. The Android phone camera is used to scan paper documents such as business cards, invoices and more.


Swype for Android by Dragon Mobile Apps is for the Swype’r user. You can swype, tap, type or dictate to save time and leverage a faster keyboard experience. The smart app will create a personal language model offering users a powerful keyboard.

PocketCloud Remote RDP / VNC

PocketCloud Remote App allows Android users to run applications and access files on a remote desktop. The technology features business-class remote access and virtualization. The WiFi and 3G/4G networks make for fast performance. Files can be accessed with PocketCloud. The app is great for presentations, accessing spreadsheets and reports while traveling. This popular app already has over millions of installs.

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader App can open and view PDFs, annotate, fill out forms and sign forms to save users even more time. The helpful app is available at Google Play. The app allows you to conduct just about the same as on

Dragon for Email Dragon for E-Mail

The Dragon for Email App integrates Dragon NaturallySpeaking to BlackBerry email. Android users just have to speak and the app simply reads your emails and then dictates speech back within the BlackBerry email client.


ABA Tech Show 2014

The ABA Tech show app is a conference app sponsored by the ABA Law Practice Management Section (LPM). The annual conference combines law and technology insights. The app offers information about the trade show and can be used by Android users while attending. Users can tune into the live real time app feeds for more information. The upcoming 2014 is currently being revamped and updated. Be sure to check back frequently at the website for the app.



The TripIt App will help you travel “stress free.” TripIt is compatible with over 3,000 booking sites. Android users can organize travel plans using TripIt® from Concur. Users simply have to just forward confirmation emails to The TripIt app will immediately create daily itinerary for the trip. Users can also sync trip plans with Google Calendar or Outlook. Check out even more of our favorite featured travel apps by clicking here.


Starbucks App

Starbucks App A Starbucks Card is compatible with the Android app making it convenient for the user. Simply use the device and the app will display a barcode image to make a purchase at Starbucks. The app features options such as checking balance, reloading a credit card, viewing transactions, tracking the Starbucks Card Stars and more.


OpenTable offers free reservations via the Google Play store. There are over 20,000 restaurants that are available for reservation at OpenTable within the U.S, Mexico and Canada. Users can use the app with Android. The user friendly app shares open reviews of restaurants and can be used instantly in real time to locate favorite places.

Staples App

The retailer released The Staples Android App via Google Play, which also works in conjunction with Staples other ecommerce properties and lets Android users view or add items to their cart on the Staples Store app, the Staples smartphone app, the company’s mobile site, the tablet site or Staples is already strong online. Staples has 100,000 products available in its warehouses or from suppliers that ship directly to customers.

There is a lot competition today with mobile apps to become even more productive, informative,  interesting, social, offer loyalty and unique to specific industry app platforms for ROI. All of the top apps were incredibly quick, user-friendly and eased frustration for Android users. App engagement is crucial to legal Android users and this begins with having the best app.

What Android app or device do you use for law?

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