Great Tech for Lawyers: Part 1

Chart Westcott
2 min readOct 18, 2022

In 2022, what are the top tools that lawyers can use to set up their firms? Following the global pandemic, many lawyers have used virtual reality to work from home or transform their firms completely.

Technology’s rapid emergence and evolution have led to an increasing number of firms and consumers adopting it over the past year. According to a 2020 Legal Trends Report , the shift toward remote work will not likely stop once the global pandemic is over. Law firms must adopt the latest tools and technologies that support remote work.

In this post, we’ll talk about the top tools lawyers can use to set up their firms and operate efficiently in the new virtual world. We’ll also cover the various equipment other lawyers use to improve their operations.

Cloud File Storage

One of the most critical factors that lawyers should consider when choosing a cloud file storage tool is its security and ease of use. According to the 2020 Legal Trends Report, 79% of lawyers use online storage tools to store their firm’s data.

One of the most popular cloud storage services is Dropbox, which was named the most popular service by the American Bar Association’s 2020 Legal Technology Survey Report.

Efficient Document Scanners

In 2022, lawyers need to be able to easily and quickly scan and copy documents, which is why a scanner or app for mobile devices is essential. This can be done from anywhere. Besides legal documents, lawyers must also keep track of expense receipts and other documents.

If you’re an app user, you might want to try out the Evernote app, which has an integrated camera. With the app, you can easily capture and organize documents.

Document Management Tools

Paperwork is essential to practicing law, but it can be very time-consuming and tedious. Document automation tools are one of the most effective ways to reduce lawyers’ time and effort on paperwork. These tools help them create and manage documents, such as letters and motions, using information they already have.

One of the most common tools that lawyers use to manage their documents is a legal practice management software known as LawCloud. This allows them to create and manage documents efficiently. With the help of templates, it will enable them to create and manage documents efficiently.

Originally published at on October 18, 2022.



Chart Westcott

Chart Westcott is Co-Founder and COO at Ikarian Capital, LLC a long/short equity biotech focused investment adviser. Read more at