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Not so long ago, conferences for legal professionals were like hubs for Blackberries. The devices, which were among the first smartphones, became a favorite in the field and allowed busy lawyers to stay connected and accessible via e-mail when they couldn’t be in the office. The value was obvious, especially for in-house attorneys who often juggle duties on both the legal and business sides of operations. Today, however, a new device has started to invade the Blackberry’s turf: Apple’s iPad.