Your preparation for depositions will generally be much easier if you think about the ways the testimony will be used at trial. This tip applies to most pretrial discovery: it's almost never an end in itself, but something that will be used later in front of a jury.
30% of attorneys in the U.S. are using an iPad per the 2012 ABA Tech Survey performed by the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center. Lawyers are seeing real value in the iPad, it’s not only lighter than a laptop, but also a more efficient and organized way to receive and review news and information.
According to the survey, as reported by O'Keefe, most of the lawyers who use tablets (86%) bought them themselves rather than getting them from their firms.
Mark's posts, much like the Curmudgeon's Guide, offers thoughts and advice that can be read on two levels. On the surface, they offer fairly basic thoughts that reflect sound judgment and seasoned experience, such as outside counsel hopefuls pitching for business aren't going to get anywhere by telling why they're exactly the same as everyone else. On a deeper level, however, it's a metaphor for the failure of legal marketing in general. Most of Mark's in-house observations remain true for all of us, from solo criminal defense lawyers to, well, who cares.