10 Best Laptops for Lawyers

The legal profession has been a reluctant adapter to evolving technologies but with 2020 enforcing digital offices, there has been no choice but to transition. Given the needs of the legal profession, our list judges laptops on portability, storage capacity, RAM, battery life, and appearance. So based on our criteria, who made the list?

1)   Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

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The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon has a 14-inch screen and comes with an Intel Core i7 Processor and Windows 10 Pro. The thoughtful design includes 4 USB ports, Webcam, a fingerprint reader, and an HDMI port. If you are on the move or operate remotely, the 2.5lb weight and 11-hour battery life will suit your style.

2)   Dell XPS 13

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The XPS line from Dell consistently churns out portable and long-lasting computers with a generous customer care package with the Pro Support extensions. Dell’s support team will send a tech to you if they cannot diagnose a hardware issue remotely. built for comfort. The XPS 13 is a sleek machine equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor, 12-hour battery life, and compatible with all the best law office software.

3)   Microsoft Surface Laptop 3

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The Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 is twice as fast as its predecessor the Surface 2. It is 2.94 pounds and comes in a range of attractive styles. The Surface 3 has 11.5 hours of battery life, RAM of up to 16GB, and storage up to 1TB. To help research, it has a stunningly clear 13.5-inch screen. Where it obliterates competition is the 1-hour charging time surpassing the average of 2.5-hours.

4)   Lenovo ThinkPad T470

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The second offering from Lenovo on our list is the T470. 14-hour battery life, Intel Core i7, 16 GB RAM, and 512 GB storage are standard. Lenovo’s T470 is the choice for lawyers who expect to be using their laptops for long periods every day. The Anti-Glare screen, Backlit Keyboard and Multi-Touch make it as user-friendly as possible.

5)   Asus ZenBook 14

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Asus always produce attractive, slim, and lightweight laptops and the ZenBook 14 is no different. It operates an Intel Core i7 processor, hosts 16GB RAM and stores 512 GB SSD on Windows 10 Pro. Asus innovation is up there with the best and the ScreenPad 2.0 takes the trophy. The ScreenPad 2.0 shows your favorite apps on the mousepad allowing you to navigate quickly.

6)   Apple MacBook Pro

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The MacBook Pro is simply regarded by Apple product users as the best for professionals. Using True Tone Technology and Radeon Pro 555x graphics, the display is unmatched for a 15-inch screen. With 9th Generation, Intel Core i7, Touch Bar and Touch ID; the MacBook Pro is the most frictionless user experience you can hope for.

7)   Google Pixel Book Go

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Perhaps a wildcard, but the Google Pixel Book is the best Chromebook option on the market. Lightweight at 2.33lbs and with a 13.3-inch screen, the Go Book operates an Intel Core i5 and lasts 12 hours with a Chrome operating system. The Pixel Book Go also boasts the Titan C chip and a stunning HD touchscreen display.

8)   HP Elite x2

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The Elite x2 is a 2-in1 Notebook with a detachable tablet mode for handheld use. The screen is 12 inches which may be a little small for some, but the functionality is unparalleled. 2lbs and ultra-slim, the Elite x2 has both a front and rear-facing camera with an HD display.

9)   Acer Chromebook 11

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Acer’s Chromebook 11 is ideal for a budget-conscious lawyer or student. Despite the price, it offers 4GB RAM, 16GB of SSD and 10 hours of battery life. The Intel Celeron N3060 processor ensures speedy performance. Acer operates a Chromebook system and to counteract the lower storage, offers additional online storage.

10)        Huawei Matebook Pro X

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Huawei, while expensive, is laden with features. The Matebook Pro X has a slick, 13.9-inch, edge-to-edge, 3k FullView Display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. With high-speed Wi-Fi and a Bluetooth 5 system, connection and sharing are made simple. The 1TB of SSD storage is among the biggest capacities on the list and the 10th Gen Core i7 processor gives you peak performance.


Finding the right laptop is crucial since the move to digital offices and the emergence of law office software. Clients expect easy access to their lawyers and equipping yourself with the best laptop for 2021 is the way to satisfy your customers.