Survey Report: 2011 Macs in Law Survey
VIEWED
1552
STARTED
832
COMPLETED
763
COMPLETION RATE
91.71%
DROP OUTS
69
TIME TO COMPLETE
3 mins
0% DESKTOP
LAPTOP
0% Windows 8 0% Mac 0% Windows (other) 0% Other
0% SMARTPHONES 0% Android 0% iPhone 0% Windows 8 0% Other
0% TABLETS 0% iPad 0% Android 0% Windows 8 0% Other
Please describe yourself:
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Practicing lawyer in a small law firm (1-10 attorneys) 605 75.62%
  Practicing lawyer in a medium-size law firm (11-50 attorneys) 14 1.75%
  Practicing lawyer in a large law firm (> 50 attorneys) 14 1.75%
  Law student 19 2.38%
  In-house counsel 10 1.25%
  Other 138 17.25%
Total 800 100 %
Please describe yourself: - Text Data for Other
12/13/2011 17476692 legal assistant
12/13/2011 17476048 Government lawyer
12/13/2011 17475885 Front Office Receptionist
12/12/2011 17468408 Certified paralegal
12/12/2011 17467443 paralegal
12/12/2011 17466116 Paralegal
12/11/2011 17463670 legal assistant
12/10/2011 17453525 paralegal to Counsel; 1 Lawyer Firm
12/10/2011 17453518 paralegal to Counsel; 1 Lawyer Firm
12/10/2011 17453506 paralegal to Counsel; 1 lawyer Firm
What is your primary computer's operating system?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Windows 7 35%
  Mac 13 65%
Total 20 100 %
Do you have an iPad?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 3 15%
  No 17 85%
Total 20 100 %
Do you plan on purchasing an iPad in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 0 0%
  No 0 0%
Total 0 0 %
When you graduate, which platform will you choose to base your office's IT needs upon?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Windows 3 17.65%
  Mac 13 76.47%
  Other 1 5.88%
Total 17 100 %
When you graduate, which platform will you choose to base your office's IT needs upon? - Text Data for Other
12/11/2011 17459031 unsure
Do you currently use Macs in your office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 452 57.87%
  No 329 42.13%
Total 781 100 %
How long have you used Macs in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Less than 1 year 111 25.28%
  1 year 60 13.67%
  2 years 63 14.35%
  3 years 41 9.34%
  More than 3 years 164 37.36%
Total 439 100 %
Which of the following cloud-based applications do you use in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  iCloud 175 22.94%
  Box.net 50 6.55%
  Dropbox 303 39.71%
  Basecamp 15 1.97%
  Clio 253 33.16%
  Freshbooks 11 1.44%
  Google Apps 182 23.85%
  HoudiniEsq 3 0.39%
  Rocket Matter 14 1.83%
  Firm Manager 0 0%
  Microsoft Office 365 11 1.44%
  QuickBooks Online 43 5.64%
  Xero 2 0.26%
  Other 91 11.93%
Total 1153 n = 763
Which of the following cloud-based applications do you use in your law office? - Text Data for Other
12/12/2011 17470426 none
12/11/2011 17459772 numerous for research, news, current events,
12/10/2011 17454746 Timesolv
12/09/2011 17446123 Evernote
12/09/2011 17443654 Adobe Acrobat Pro
12/08/2011 17431814 sugarsync
12/08/2011 17429573 Total Attorney System
12/08/2011 17429122 lastpass, wunderlist,evernote
12/08/2011 17428617 Time 59
12/08/2011 17427902 Sugarsync
Which of the following desktop applications do you use in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Billings 36 4.72%
  Evernote 134 17.56%
  Daylite 20 2.62%
  iWork 142 18.61%
  Lawstream 5 0.66%
  Microsoft Office 358 46.92%
  OpenOffice 67 8.78%
  Parallels 86 11.27%
  VMWare Fusion 47 6.16%
  Other 57 7.47%
Total 952 n = 763
Which of the following desktop applications do you use in your law office? - Text Data for Other
12/11/2011 17459772 Numerous. See above answer
12/09/2011 17442271 OC
12/08/2011 17430970 Quickbooks, Divorcemate
12/08/2011 17429846 Filemaker; Quickbooks Pro for Mac 2012; Acrobat
12/08/2011 17429429 quickbooks, Hope Bankruptcy 2011
12/08/2011 17429122 chrome, numbers
12/08/2011 17427618 Bento
12/08/2011 17427491 ?
12/08/2011 17427400 Daylite
12/08/2011 17426567 Adobe acrobat, photoshop and indesign
What most influenced your decision to select Apple over PC products?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Usability 148 33.79%
  Hardware aesthetics/design 13 2.97%
  Better support of graphics/photos 3 0.68%
  Familiarity due to at-home use of Apple/Mac products 43 9.82%
  Technology is more reliable and secure 204 46.58%
  Other 27 6.16%
Total 438 100 %
What most influenced your decision to select Apple over PC products? - Text Data for Other
12/09/2011 17443077 I use both - started using Apple to be compatible with a client & would switch completely if I could afford
12/09/2011 17437781 Trying something new.
12/08/2011 17429990 Also use PC
12/08/2011 17428737 Use both, but mostly PC
12/08/2011 17428364 using macbook from law school along with PC desktop
12/08/2011 17427902 I use both.
12/08/2011 17427293 Bought a MacBook Air as a supplement to PCs at office.
12/08/2011 17426392 gift
12/08/2011 17426267 I am the only one with Mac and I do website as well
12/08/2011 17426073 All of the above!
If you had to re-implement your office's IT needs, would you choose to use Macs again?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 429 97.72%
  No 10 2.28%
Total 439 100 %
Are you considering switching to Macs in your law office in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 118 35.87%
  No 211 64.13%
Total 329 100 %
Do you currently use iPads in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 392 51.51%
  No 369 48.49%
Total 761 100 %
Are you considering purchasing iPads for your law office in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 257 70.8%
  No 106 29.2%
Total 363 100 %
What mobile devices do you currently use?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  iPhone 539 70.64%
  BlackBerry 99 12.98%
  Palm Pre 7 0.92%
  Android-based device 186 24.38%
  Other 54 7.08%
Total 885 n = 763
What mobile devices do you currently use? - Text Data for Other
12/12/2011 17470426 ipod
12/11/2011 17463242 Ipod
12/11/2011 17459772 Old fashioned cell phones
12/11/2011 17459031 iPod touch
12/10/2011 17454032 iTouch
12/10/2011 17451222 LG flip phone
12/08/2011 17430258 Palm pixi
12/08/2011 17429846 cell phone
12/08/2011 17428903 cell phone
12/08/2011 17428696 none
Which, if any, of the following mobile devices do you plan on switching to in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  I'm not planning on switching mobile devices in the next year 571 77.06%
  iPhone 136 18.35%
  BlackBerry 3 0.4%
  Palm Pre 0 0%
  Android-based device 25 3.37%
  Other 6 0.81%
Total 741 100 %
Which, if any, of the following mobile devices do you plan on switching to in the next year? - Text Data for Other
12/11/2011 17459031 unsure
12/09/2011 17443077 android or google-based cell phone (carrier issue); tablet
12/08/2011 17428696 Ipad
12/08/2011 17428023 another iPhone
12/08/2011 17426301 iPad
If you have experience with Apple products, how likely would you be to recommend Apple's products to a friend or colleague?
Net Promoter Details
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Promoters 0 0%
  Passive 0 0%
  Detractors 0 0%
Total 0 0 %
 
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  0 1 0.13%
  1 3 0.4%
  2 1 0.13%
  3 3 0.4%
  4 5 0.67%
  5 18 2.42%
  6 16 2.15%
  7 41 5.51%
  8 107 14.38%
  9 154 20.7%
  10 395 53.09%
Total 744 100 %
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12/13/2011 17476692 irandolphiii@yahoo.com
12/13/2011 17476048 aidasetrakian@gmail.com
12/12/2011 17473751 jennifer@mcginnlawoffice.com
12/12/2011 17473741
12/12/2011 17471603 deborah.acker@gmail.com
12/12/2011 17471461 pat@pblaw.co
12/12/2011 17470753 pjstevenson49@yahoo.com
12/12/2011 17470692 dana@winelawfirm.com
12/12/2011 17470588 clare.mcmahon@gmail.com
12/12/2011 17470426 gs4sale@aol.com