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Summary: We have compiled a list of the top applications for lawyers and other legal professionals who have smartphones or tablets.

If you work as a lawyer, or as any other type of legal professional, then you need to have at least a couple of mobile apps on your smartphone or tablet that pertain to the legal industry. If you do not know where to begin, we have compiled a list of the top mobile apps for lawyers in this post. If we missed any, please leave us a note in the comments section.



This is a free app that requires an account with AgileLaw in order to use it. You can use it with a deponent without having to use a printed exhibit ever again for a deposition.

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This is another free app, but it does have in-app purchases available. You can access federal rules and a legal dictionary for free. In-app purchases will need to be made for CFR’s, state laws, Supreme Court cases, patent examination procedures, U.S. tax court opinions and the Federal Register.

American Arbitration Association

This is a free app that has the rules, protocols, codes and contact information of the organization.


Another free app that syncs with Dropbox and remembers your searches. Right now, in-app purchases are free, but are limited to only codes of evidence, court rules and statutory codes.

Black’s Law Dictionary

This is the app for the official Black’s Law Dictionary, the Ninth Edition, which costs $54.99.

Bloomberg Law

The app is free, but it requires a current subscription to Bloomberg in order to use it.


This app helps you create briefs as you highlight what you read. You can print from the app or upload to Dropbox. It is a free app, but has a yearly in-app premium cost of $9.99.


This app costs $19.99 and allows you to manage your case files on mobile devices.

Courtroom Objections

This $2.99 app provides you with a guide to common courtroom objections and the responses to those objections.


This free app allows you to send legally binding agreements after you create and sign them in the app.

eDiscovery Assistant

This app, which costs $29.99, lets you perform eDiscovery from any location.


This app is free to use, but it does require registration. There are federal and state cases in the app you can reference.


This app, which is from the Government Accountability Office, is free to use and contains testimonies and decisions from Congress.


To use this free app you need to have a HeinOnline account that provides access to law review articles.


At $14.99, this app helps lawyers with jury selection. It lets them take notes and seat lawyers based on their number or name.


This app allows lawyers to capture their billing on the go and is free to use for real-time timekeeping.

iWrite Legal

This app has writing tips and legal writing checklists and is free to use.


Lawyers can rate jurors and view jury pool demographics for a fee of $24.99.

Legal Edge

This app has legal articles and newsletters, is free to use, and has court filings from notable cases.

Lexis Advance

You need to have a current, paid subscription to Lexis to use the app.

Mobile Transcript

Lawyers can review court transcripts and depositions using this app, which requires registration, but is free to use.


This app is free, but requires a paid subscription to MyCase in order to use it. You can communicate with clients, check your calendar and much more using this app.

Pocket Justice

For just $0.99 lawyers can use this app to find information from the U.S. Supreme Court Oyez Project at the Chicag0-Kent School of Law.


This app offers free access to the U.S. Constitution and federal rules of evidence.


This is a notebook app for trials that costs $89.99 to use. It can store evidence checklists, cast contacts and examination outlines.

The Congressional Record

This app is free to use and is the daily edition of the Congressional Record. You can look through issues dating as far back as 1995.


This app, for $89.99, allows lawyers to review documents in text format, not PDF format. You can print and email from the app and flag sections.

U.S. Constitution

The Library of Congress provides this app free to users who want to have access to the complete text of the document

Westlaw Case Notebook

Another free app that lets lawyers review and annotate transcripts using PTX e-transcript format.


The app is free to download, but it requires the user to have a current, paid subscription to WestlawNext in order to use it. Lawyers will be able to access law databased on mobile devices using this app.

Wolfram Lawyer’s Professional Assistant

This app costs $4.99 and provides lawyers with a legal dictionary, types of visas, statutes of limitations for all 50 U.S. states and real estate law.

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