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Tech Survey 2021

Tech Survey 2021

The ABA Legal Technology Survey Report is the most comprehensive study available of lawyers’ actual technology use, spanning a vast range of topics from security and basic office software to technology budgets, marketing tools, and much more. The survey has been published annually for more than 20 years. The 2021 edition features five volumes, each with detailed charts, tables, and trends.

Vol I: Online Research

View popular research formats and sources for: free online research; fee-based online research; mobile research; and legal analytics.

Vol. II: Technology Basics & Security

Discover trends in: budgeting; training; technology policies; security tools; security practices (including auditing & client requests); and backup.

Vol. III: Law Office Technology

Learn what law offices use for: laptops/desktops; communication software; legal-specific software; document software; general office software; cloud computing; and extranets.

Vol. IV: Marketing and Communication Technology

See how firms utilize websites; blogs; social media; communication tools; marketing tools; and analytics.

Vol. V: Litigation Technology & E-Discovery

Explore opinions in courtroom practice; litigation software; electronic filing; and e-discovery. 

2021 Legal Technology Survey Report: Combined Volumes I-V