Survey Report: 2013 Macs in Law Offices Survey
VIEWED
1180
STARTED
886
COMPLETED
838
COMPLETION RATE
94.58%
DROP OUTS
48
TIME TO COMPLETE
2 mins
63% DESKTOP
LAPTOP
26% Windows 8 36% Mac 0% Windows (other) 0% Other
27% SMARTPHONES 4% Android 23% iPhone 0% Windows 8 0% Other
10% TABLETS 10% 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) 739 85.14%
  Practicing lawyer in a medium-size law firm (11-50 attorneys) 17 1.96%
  Practicing lawyer in a large law firm (> 50 attorneys) 13 1.5%
  Law student 7 0.81%
  In-house counsel 8 0.92%
  Other 84 9.68%
Total 868 100 %
Please describe yourself: - Text Data for Other
10/24/2013 21099280 LEGAL ASSISTANT
10/22/2013 21088565 Paralegal
10/22/2013 21086635 Paralegal
10/22/2013 21082180 Business Manager
10/22/2013 21081763 Legal Assistant
10/22/2013 21080272 Barrister
10/21/2013 21078721 Apple consultant for law firms
10/21/2013 21077890 Law Professor
10/21/2013 21077616 law librarian
10/21/2013 21076996 Paralegal in a small law firm
What is your primary computer's operating system?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Windows 2 28.57%
  Mac 5 71.43%
Total 7 100 %
Do you have an iPad?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 5 71.43%
  No 2 28.57%
Total 7 100 %
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 0 0%
  Mac 2 100%
  Other 0 0%
Total 2 100 %
When you graduate, which platform will you choose to base your office's IT needs upon? - Text Data for Other
Do you currently use Macs in your office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 569 66.09%
  No 292 33.91%
Total 861 100 %
How long have you used Macs in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Less than 1 year 51 9.19%
  1 year 60 10.81%
  2 years 142 25.59%
  3 years 57 10.27%
  More than 3 years 245 44.14%
Total 555 100 %
Which of the following cloud-based applications do you use in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  iCloud 293 34.96%
  Box 56 6.68%
  Dropbox 429 51.19%
  Basecamp 19 2.27%
  Clio 342 40.81%
  Freshbooks 15 1.79%
  Google Apps 235 28.04%
  HoudiniEsq 2 0.24%
  Rocket Matter 20 2.39%
  Firm Manager 1 0.12%
  MyCase 16 1.91%
  Firm Central 0 0%
  Microsoft Office 365 71 8.47%
  QuickBooks Online 74 8.83%
  Xero 8 0.95%
  Other 75 8.95%
Total 1656 n = 838
Which of the following cloud-based applications do you use in your law office? - Text Data for Other
10/24/2013 21099475 SpiderOak
Asana
MindMeister
RingCentral
10/24/2013 21099303 quickbooks pro
10/23/2013 21095736 eFax
10/23/2013 21094608 Evernote
10/22/2013 21086635 Net Documents
10/22/2013 21082141 Evernote
10/21/2013 21078870 Sign Now
10/21/2013 21077388 Net Documents
10/21/2013 21076828 timeslips
10/21/2013 21076420 Practice Master/Tabs3
Which of the following desktop applications do you use in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Billings 33 3.94%
  Evernote 202 24.11%
  Daylite 20 2.39%
  iWork 128 15.27%
  Lawstream 4 0.48%
  Microsoft Office 472 56.32%
  OpenOffice 57 6.8%
  Parallels 109 13.01%
  VMWare Fusion 42 5.01%
  Other 59 7.04%
Total 1126 n = 838
Which of the following desktop applications do you use in your law office? - Text Data for Other
10/24/2013 21100562 Quickbooks, Word Perfect
10/24/2013 21099475 MS Office for Mac 2011
BT Sync
CoBook
10/23/2013 21094736 Pages
10/22/2013 21089401 FileMaker
10/22/2013 21080753 ProDoc
10/21/2013 21076090 Mail
10/21/2013 21076076 LibreOffice, Crossover
10/21/2013 21075946 quickbooks
10/21/2013 21074964 Omnifocus
10/20/2013 21071818 Wealth Counsel; Hotdocs
What most influenced your decision to select Apple over PC products?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Usability 157 28.39%
  Hardware aesthetics/design 16 2.89%
  Better support of graphics/photos 3 0.54%
  Familiarity due to at-home use of Apple/Mac products 60 10.85%
  Technology is more reliable and secure 291 52.62%
  Other 26 4.7%
Total 553 100 %
What most influenced your decision to select Apple over PC products? - Text Data for Other
10/24/2013 21100562 we have not chosen Apple over PC we use both
10/23/2013 21094594 I needed a good work laptop and the MBA was the best fit for my needs due to price, battery life, and overall quality.
10/21/2013 21075269 We only have one Mac user and 19 PC users.
10/21/2013 21075277 Software upgrades are more affordable and regular.
10/21/2013 21074715 Virus Issues with PCs
10/20/2013 21072219 Ability to script, automate, and manipulate the Mac OS to do what I want, not what Bill Gates wants.
10/20/2013 21071317 I switched to Macs over 20 years ago for their overall superiority.
10/20/2013 21071201 Boss
10/20/2013 21070814 Unix
10/19/2013 21069452 gift
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 536 96.58%
  No 19 3.42%
Total 555 100 %
Are you considering switching to Macs in your law office in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 47 16.21%
  No 243 83.79%
Total 290 100 %
Do you currently use iPads in your law office?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 567 67.18%
  No 277 32.82%
Total 844 100 %
Are you considering purchasing iPads for your law office in the next year?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  Yes 120 43.8%
  No 154 56.2%
Total 274 100 %
What mobile devices do you currently use?
Answer Count Percent
20% 40% 60% 80% 100%
  iPhone 695 82.94%
  Android 167 19.93%
  Windows 21 2.51%
  Blackberry 18 2.15%
  Other 35 4.18%
Total 936 n = 838
What mobile devices do you currently use? - Text Data for Other
10/22/2013 21082256 iPad
10/22/2013 21082238 MS Surface
10/22/2013 21081909 Ipad
10/21/2013 21078870 Nokia
10/21/2013 21076479 none
10/21/2013 21076255 iPad
10/21/2013 21075946 ipad
10/21/2013 21075152 iPad
10/20/2013 21072557 returned to a flipper
10/20/2013 21071334 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 717 86.39%
  iPhone 77 9.28%
  Android 24 2.89%
  Windows 2 0.24%
  Blackberry 5 0.6%
  Other 5 0.6%
Total 830 100 %
Which, if any, of the following mobile devices do you plan on switching to in the next year? - Text Data for Other
10/21/2013 21075927 Samsung
10/21/2013 21075160 Samsung Galaxy cell phone
10/21/2013 21074893 None.
10/19/2013 21068621 iPhone 5s
10/18/2013 21064771 Not sure
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 8 0.99%
  1 4 0.49%
  2 5 0.62%
  3 9 1.11%
  4 7 0.86%
  5 39 4.8%
  6 24 2.96%
  7 47 5.79%
  8 101 12.44%
  9 154 18.97%
  10 414 50.99%
Total 812 100 %
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10/24/2013 21100562 phil@philmcleoddivorce.com
10/24/2013 21100193
10/24/2013 21100010 rajuip@fbmjlaw.com
10/24/2013 21099606 angela@madathil-law.com
10/24/2013 21099503 pjarrett3@gmail.com
10/24/2013 21099484 cassidy@cassidychapmanlaw.com
10/24/2013 21099475 apetesch@peteschlaw.com
10/24/2013 21099303 alison.sulentic@sulenticlaw.com
10/24/2013 21099280 jgrimaldi@wetlawfirm.com
10/23/2013 21097463 mmcdowell@legalyankee.com