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Mistakes Newbie Mobile Users Make

In the grand scheme of things, we are all newbies adjusting to using mobile devices. After all, even if you had one of the first iPhones, it has only been five years. Technology consultants and others who make their living helping us to find ...

Andrea Cannavina - September 21, 2012

Update: Top iPhone and iPad Apps for Lawyers

In January, we unveiled National Purchasing Partners and Verizon's list of the top iPhone and iPad apps being used by lawyers at the start of 2012—the "first annual." Since things move swiftly in the apps world, we asked for an update—who can ...

Joan Feldman - September 5, 2012

Checkpoint-Friendly Briefbags

In "Attorney at Large: A Field Guide for the Mobile Lawyer," 15 inveterate business travelers answered our questions about working on the move—and gave up some of their hard-earned travel and productivity secrets. While each has their own ideas ...

The Editors - August 7, 2012

A Field Guide for Mobile Lawyers

You can (and do) work anywhere—seat 32F, the B train, hotel bars, little league bleachers and wherever your feet (and your luggage) may land. With just a smartphone and a change of underwear, you’re off in a trice to tend to business in parts ...

The Editors - June 29, 2012

BlackBerry Speed Essentials

For better or worse, I've been a dedicated BlackBerry user for many years, more recently using a BlackBerry Bold and currently a BlackBerry Torch (9800). As with most smartphones, you can do much more with your BlackBerry by learning a few extra ...

Dan Pinnington - June 6, 2012

Sanity Tips for Road Warriors

The life of a successful lawyer who travels constantly for work can sound attractive, even alluring ... to those who don’t have to do it. They imagine going to exotic places, meeting with important people and dining in the best restaurants. But ...

Marcia Pennington Shannon - May 30, 2012

It’s Wi-Fi – Keep It Clean

Do you prefer to use a public toilet or a home-based one? When you have to, you can use the public one—but really, you try to touch as little of it as possible, right? Well, that's exactly how you should feel about your equipment when out and ...

Andrea Cannavina - May 23, 2012

Fog Bank: When the Cloud Is Down

Sometimes you just don’t have access to the Internet. Whether you're traveling in a plane, or in a remote (or sometimes not so remote) area that has no WiFi, 3G or 4G coverage, or simply because your cable or T1 line is down due to weather or ...

Catherine Sanders Reach - May 22, 2012

Traveling Internationally? Seven Things to Consider

Attorney Bill Gibson still remembers the ordeal of making a transatlantic phone call back in the 1970s when his wife lived in Europe. You had to put in a request at the post office or American Express office, then return hours later at an ...

Mary Ellen Sullivan - April 23, 2012

Staying Healthy: 10 Tips for Traveling Lawyers

Business travel can be bad for your health. In fact, studies show that health risks increase as travel increases. Extensive travelers are 92 percent more likely to be obese and 260 percent more likely to rate their health as poor. They also have ...

Jamie Spannhake - April 17, 2012