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  • How AI And Machine Learning Are Transforming Law Firms And The Legal Sector

    Forbes May 23, 2018

    Whenever a professional sector faces new technology, questions arise regarding how that technology will disrupt daily operations and the careers of those who choose that profession. And lawyers and the legal profession are no exception. Today, artificial intelligence (AI) is beginning to transform the legal profession in many ways, but in most cases it augments what humans do and frees them up to take on higher-level tasks such as advising to clients, negotiating deals and appearing in court.(more)

    Differentiation in the New Legal Marketplace and Why It Matters

    Mark A. Cohen, Jan 2, 2018

    The legal industry is transitioning from guild to marketplace. Differentiation is becoming critically important in a field long known for the homogeneity of its providers and the acquiescence of its buyers.(more)

    Top Five Reasons Why Outdated Technology May Be Hindering Your Firm’s Potential

    Bloomberg, September 27, 2018

    The rolodex, the rotary telephone, and the typewriter used to be ubiquitous in every office across America. Today, unless you are in a museum, you would be hard-pressed to find those items in any professional environment.
    With technology changing at a rapid rate, it is possible what you are using at your firm could be going the way of the dinosaur too. Over time, that could cost you both clients and money, and possibly even your law license.(more)

Equal Justice Under Bots—Artificial Intelligence and Legal Practice

National Law Review, September 6, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is quickly becoming a part of everyday life. As AI-based technologies advance, even law firms are harnessing them to improve the efficiency and caliber of their work – despite law firms’ reputations for being old-fashioned, traditional, and perhaps a tinge out-of-date. The reasons are obvious: AI-based tools can help reduce lawyer time spent on routine tasks that would otherwise add greatly to the expense of increasingly complex matters ....(more)