Luigi Benetton published an interesting article in the April/May 2008 edition of The Canadian Bar Association‘s National magazine, which discussed the "Mac conversion" experiences of several former PC-using attorneys and firms. Some of their reasons given by these professionals are:
Hyndman :: After the latest in a string of
what he calls “Windows catastrophes” and the 24 hours of work it took
him to restore his system afterwards, Hyndman made a technological
u-turn and migrated to the Mac.
- Damien Fox :: “You want something that just works for you,” he says.
- Jennifer Gabriel :: Since there is so little actual internal IT support needed, she spends more time spearheading new IT initiatives and staffing
The article also discusses some of the hurdles that Mac-using attorneys must deal with in their practices, including the fact that there are fewer Mac-specific software options from which to choose. If you are considering making the switch, you should read the entire article at the link provided below.