2 Apps Put Legal Writing in Your Pocket

Several weeks ago the series on mobile apps for legal research covered Part 1 – Legal Research in Your Pocket: Fee-based Services and Part 2 – Legal Research in Your Pocket: Free Non-Subscription Services. Once the research is done it’s time for the legal writing process to begin. The two apps profiled below are designed to help you improve your legal writing skills while on the go.

  1. iWrite Legal (Free) iOS app helps legal writers improve their writing skills and provides tips and  checklists for overcoming writer’s block and to aid the writer in thorough revisions, editing, and proofreading of legal documents.
  2. My Legal Writing Coach: Memos ($4.99) iOS and Android app is a unique tool designed to help newer lawyers, law students, and others improve their legal memo writing efficiency and quality.  The app offers the steps to drafting a predictive or objective legal memo and steps you through the memo writing process via practical tips and real-world strategies in writing certain types of legal documents.


About Cheryl Niemeier

Cheryl Niemeier is Director of Knowledge & Research Services at Bose McKinney & Evans LLP. Ms. Niemeier received her Master of Science in Library Science from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1986 and her Bachelor of Science in Education from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana in 1981. Ms. Niemeier has held multiple professional leadership positions in local, regional and national library associations. She frequently speaks at professional association conferences and continuing legal education seminars. Ms. Niemeier has authored multiple articles and seminar publications.
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