• DoNotPay and other Access to Justice (A2J) initiatives certainly bear watching, not only as A2J gateways, but as threats to traditional law firms. Here’s a good update on DoNotPay after its latest cash infusion. From the founder, “Divorce, immigration, small claims, property tax and more corporate takedowns are on their way, and perhaps the last app that everyone downloads is the one that solves all of their problems for free.”

 

  • Here are some interesting thoughts on the future of the business of law from Ron Friedmann, one of the leading thinkers in our industry. Regarding change, Ron believes it will be “deep,” but it’s coming slowly.

 

  • Legal AI is coming to Mexico. Artificial Lawyer reports that “… Mexican legal tech start-up Laboralisto is building a case management platform for employment disputes that will eventually provide the data for case prediction capabilities.”

 

  • I have not read Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence by Max Tegmark, but this review by my friend and legal marketer, Jonathan Groner, suggests that I should. Jonathan comments, “This is the book to read to understand what artificial intelligence is – how, in Tegmark’s words, matter can turn intelligent. It’s not the book to read to understand all the vast implications of AI for the law. But Tegmark does provide some challenging insights on legal matters.”

 

  • Want to convince your clients that you “get it” regarding AI and related technologies? Follow Norton Rose’s lead with this. (By the way, there’s actual useful content!)

 

  • Again, with AI, it’s all about the data. A restatement and explanation of that refrain here.