Legal Industry iPad 2 Apps – A Comprehensive List

Top iPad Apps
Throughout the week we have tweeted, posted on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Tumblr some really impressive iPad 2 apps that can be of real use for Attorneys, Paralegals, Court Reporters or Legal Videographers. Instead of letting this list get lost in the socialshpere we put it all together for you in a comprehensive list.

Calendar Apps

a. Fast Calendar & Task (Calvetica) – Add an event in just two quick taps. See how full your week or day is at a glance. ($2.99)
b. Agenda Calendar – Agenda supports Google Calendar, Microsoft Exchange, MobileMe, etc. by using the local iOS calendar app. All calendars in the iOS calendar will be available in Agenda. ($.99)
c. Easy Calendar – Easy Calendar is the new easy way to plan your day. Designed around frequent tasks, Easy Calendar allows anyone to create new events with just a few taps!($1.99)
d. Reminders – Brand new app that can send a reminder when you arrive at a particular location. Comes with the new iOS 5 (free)

File Sharing Apps

a. DropboxDropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again! (free)
b. – Box for iPad allows you to access, manage, and share your files using a sleek, simple interface. (free)
c. ReddleDocs – extensive document (primarily PDF) reading and file managing abilities, it acts as a network drive over Wi-Fi, supports two-way file sharing over 3G or EDGE, can connect to pretty much any major cloud storage service ($4.99)

Note Taking Apps

a. Note Taker HD – note-taking options—multiple line thicknesses, colors, fonts, font sizes, finger-drawing input ($4.99)
b. Notes Plus – incorporates handwriting and typing. ($4.99)
c. Noteshelf – full support for image placement, icon usage, and even zoom, which allows for even greater control of your handwriting. ($4.99)
d. Penultimate – note taking with a stylus($1.99)
e. Evernote – syncs with all your devices (free)
f.  Simplenote – It is a very simple and basic note taking app (free)
g.  AbleNote – You can type your notes, hand write as well as insert pictures from the web and from your photo albums ($4.99)

Remote Access Apps

a. LogMeIn Ignition –  Remotely control your PC or Mac, plus view, transfer and save files or folders – all with a single app on your iPad or iPhone. ($29.99)
b. GoToMyPC – is the fast, easy and secure way to instantly connect to your Mac or PC, with access to all of your files, programs and network. (free w/ subscription)
c. Citrix Receiver – If your company uses Citrix to host applications, you can use Citrix Receiver to check your email, review documents, tune into project dashboards, and approve expenses from your iPad or any other device. (free)

Accessing Online Legal Resources Apps

a. LexisNexis – Now you can quickly retrieve cases from Lexis® and be confident they are still good law (free w/subscription)
b. Black’s Law Dictionary – legal dictionary w/ over 45,000 terms ($54.99)
Fastcase – Whether you are at your desk, in transit, conference room, or court room, take our comprehensive database  with you(free w/subscription)Fun/Misc. Apps

Fun/Misc. Apps

a. Dragon Diction -speech-to-text (free)
b. Flipboard – news aggregator (free)
c. GateGuru – airport information (free)
d. Wunderlist – beautiful to do list that syncs with all devices (free)
e. Reeder – beautifully designed RSS reader ($4.99)
f. Instapaper – save web pages to read offline ($4.99)
g. Skype – VOIP calls and video (free)

Accessing Word Documents Apps

a. Documents to Go Premium – view and edit Microsoft Office documents ($16.99)
b. Quickoffice – Quickoffice is the essential Microsoft® Office productivity tool for your iPad. Award-winning and the #1 office suite for iPad worldwide. ($19.99)
c.  Office² HD – the most intuitive and straightforward office document tool available on the iPad, makes it easy to open, view, create and edit Word (DOC & DOCX), Excel (XLS), and now PowerPoint (PPT) files right from your iPad!
d. GoodReader – With GoodReader on your iPad, you can read virtually anything, anywhere: books, movies, maps, pictures. ($4.99)
e. Memeo Connect – Automatically syncs with Google Docs to keep your documents up to date (free)
If you have any comments or suggestions let us know in the comments below. We would love to hear from you.