Lawyers manage an incredible amount of information: files, documents, scans, etc. If you an lawyer you need to be able to collect information, process it, store it, and find it, and this is where Evernote excels.
Evernote is not just about notes. You can store documents, web clips, audios, and images. You can save legal opinions, interviews and witness statements, reports and articles, photos and slide presentations, spread sheets and pdfs. And everything is sync'd to the cloud. So you have everything, everywhere: on your desktop, on your iPad or iPhone, and from any computer in the world with Internet connection.
Imagine being in court and needing a key piece of information you forget to bring. Open your laptop, iPad or iPhone and there it is. Or you start working on a motion at the office, dictate your declaration in the car or on the train, and finish it at home without ever having to print. Or, you’re trying to locate an expert you saw testify once but you can’t remember her name. You search Evernote for “questioned document” and in seconds, find her name, contact information and her CV you forgot she sent you.
The notion of 100% paperless office is becoming a reality. For many lawyers, Evernote has become the “go to” application of the choice. They are be able to put their entire practice in their pocket - and have everything available everywhere.
However, your data in the cloud needs to be backed up and protected agains malicious or accidental deletion. Also, since you probably use cloud services (for example Basecamp) in your practice, you probably want to consolidate everything into Evernote.
So if you use Evernote, we strongly suggest to try cloudHQ: this service will sync all your Evernote notes to Dropbox and Google Docs so everything will be protected. cloudHQ can also import and sync all your Basecamp data with Evernote.