Technology-Lawyer

Dennis Kennedy

Technology Law and Legal Technology. Dennis Kennedy is one of the few technology lawyers who is also an expert on the underlying technologies. Dennis an award-winning leader in the application of technology and the Internet to the practice of law. DennisKennedy.com gives you access to a wide variety of Dennis Kennedy's resources on legal technology, his writings, his well-known blog, DennisKennedy.Blog, and information about how you can have Dennis speak to your organization or group.

Dennis Kennedy is one of the most knowledgeable legal technologists you will find. - Michael Arkfeld.

Dennis Kennedy, a lawyer and legal technology expert in St. Louis, Mo., has been a significant influence in the ever-evolving relationship between lawyers and the Web. - Robert Ambrogi

Intel’s New Info Tool on Mobile Computing for Lawyers

I really believe that way too few lawyers take advantage of the benefits of wireless Internet access with a notebook computer or Tablet PC. This combination makes so much sense for lawyers at a zillion different levels. It pains me when I hear about firms that are seriously talking about taking notebook computers away from lawyers and giving them only desktop computers and BlackBerries.
This only makes sense to me if you want to drive your most tech-savvy lawyers out of your firm in a short time. That may well be the plan, for all I know.
A while back, some of my friends in Intel’s Centrino group asked me about an idea to create an informational website or tool that would help explain to lawyers the tangible benefits of mobile computing. Obviously, the site would focus on the Centrino technology.
[By way of disclosure, longtime readers of this blog know that I have made two videos with and for Intel's Centrino group about the ways lawyers can use mobile computing to improve their work and their lives and I have received the use of two Centrino computers in return. So, factor that in when considering my comments, but I've been making the same points on mobile computing for many years.]
We had a couple of good discussions and they went off to their creative people.
I heard today that the Wireless Advantages for the Legal Profession tool is now available. It’s pretty cool and very well done. It gives you a good education about the key tangible benefits lawyers can gain from mobile wireless computing, including better client service. Let me repeat that – better client service.
It may be just the tool you need to convince your firm to allow you to get a new notebook computer or Tablet PC or to permit you to hang on to the one you have. I’m also surprised by the number of lawyers (OK, even one of them would have surprised me) whose firms will not let them get a notebook with a wireless card or Centrino. Hey, wake up – every kid in high school has wireless computing these days.
But, you don’t need me to tell you about it. You want to look at the cool tool Intel has created.
Here’s what you do. Go to http://www.intel.com/business/smallbusiness/wireless/benefits.htm. In the right column, under step 2, you will see a section on “Law.” Now click on the link that says “Explore the legal demo” and voila, you are there. Do some exploring and then some thinking before you make your next computer decision or have your next computer decision made for you. You’ll find a lot of good ideas there.
[Originally posted on DennisKennedy.Blog (http://www.denniskennedy.com/blog/)]
This post brought to you by Dennis Kennedy’s half-day electronic discovery seminar – “Preparing for the New World of Electronic Discovery: Easing Your Transition from Paper to Electronic Discovery.” Contact Dennis today for more information and to schedule a seminar for your firm, corporate legal department or other organization.

Permalink: Intel’s New Info Tool on Mobile Computing for Lawyers

Comments are closed.

Dennis on the Web

Archives

Attorney Lawyer website design for Law Firms
Spry New Media Quality custom web site design, development and promotional services for Attorneys and Law Firms.