Legal App Updates


TrialPad for iPad is an all in one app for presenting documents, photos and more to a jury, judge or at a mediation. The latest update contains the following fixes:

– Addressed minor compatibility issues with iOS 7
– Addressed an issue where multiple subsequent archives of the same case could result in an incomplete case archive

iPad Screenshot 1

You can watch tutorials and demos of the app in action here.

One of the best features of this app is the ability to select and zoom in on a relevant portion of a document or deposition for immediate emphasis and understanding.

iPad Screenshot 2

Lexis Advance HD icon

LexisNexis also updated its iPad research app Lexis Advance HD. This app allows you to access your Lexis Advance account and conduct comprehensive research. The app allows you to:

• View and annotate documents while offline with ability to sync changes!
• View alerts instantly
• Stay organized with remote access to saved files and folders
• Access previous research results quickly and search within results
• Ensure your research is “good law” with Shepard’s®

iPad Screenshot 2

Some of the fixes for the last couple of updates include:

· Compatibility with iOS 7
· Fixed minor issue with jurisdiction pre-search filter
What’s New in R3.8:
· Browse through content of a statute or treatise
· Select multiple documents for email or save to folder
· Print a document directly to an iPad-compatible wireless printer
· Persist user’s delivery options from Lexis Advance when emailing documents
· Option to save offline while saving a document to folder
· Display offline document size information
· Fixed email crash issue and other bug fixes
· Discontinued support for iOS 4.3, requires iOS 5.0 or above

WestlawNext icon

WestlawNext for iPad was also recently updated. This app allows you to access your Westlaw research. Like other legal apps, you can also download, share and annotate cases, statutes and more. The ability to synchronize your work into folders, whether for clients or topics, is a valuable tool.

iPad Screenshot 3

The latest version has general enhancements and bug fixes.


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