July 09, 2020 iWitness

Twenty-First-Century Software for Litigators

A review of several different types of software and mobile apps developed with litigators in mind.

by Nicole Black

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Rapid technological advancements have changed the practice of law over the past decade. The rise of mobile and cloud computing has driven the increasing pace of change. With the iPhone’s release in 2007, lawyers could suddenly practice law and access important case-related information stored in the cloud from anywhere at any time on an internet-enabled device.

Since then, lawyers have embraced the convenience and flexibility of 21st-century legal technology, using litigation software to help them manage their clients’ matters both in and out of the courtroom. The ability to practice law from anywhere offers so many benefits that it’s no surprise that the number of litigators who are now incorporating these tools into their technology arsenals has increased significantly year over year.

The good news is that litigators seeking to incorporate modern software tools into their practice are in luck; there are many cutting-edge tools available, ranging from software designed to streamline the pretrial process to mobile apps created for use in the courtroom. There are even artificial intelligence legal platforms that provide a host of insights gleaned from available data that will assist in making the best possible decisions in litigation matters.

Here are several different types of software and mobile apps developed with litigators in mind.

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