• Here’s Bob Ambroji’s take on The Pew Charitable Trusts’ entry into A2J: A Potentially Major Lifeline For Low-Income Legal Tech And A2J. Bob discusses how Pew will attack several specific A2J obstacles. “Pew’s express commitment to increase access to free online legal tools and to develop new platforms to help people interact with the

  • American Lawyer discusses Altman Weil’s latest Law Firms in Transition Survey here. With findings like this:

“…law firm leaders are increasingly fed up with their partners’ resistance to change. Meanwhile, half of firm leaders said there’s nothing especially different about their firms compared to their competitors,”

it’s a good dose of reality. I also

  • Surveys of in-house legal departments recently released by CLOC (Corporate Legal Operations Consortium) and Altman Weil underscore the threat that alternative legal service providers (ALSPs, e.g., Axiom and Elevate) pose to traditional law firms. AI permeates the world of ALSPs and its influence is growing.
  • Above the Law is very excited about the idea

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  • Altman Weil has released its 2017 Law Firms in Transition Survey. One of the questions is: “Technology tools that incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning — like Watson and Ross — are beginning to be adopted by some law firms. What is your firm’s stance on the use of AI tools?” With this narrow definition, only 7.5% “are already beginning to make use of these tools.” Of course, many more than this are already using eDiscovery and other forms of AI. In these survey results there is a very strong positive correlation between size of firm and use of AI tools.

and  http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/et-tv/how-often-do-we-encounter-artificial-intelligence-in-our-lives/videoshow/59086427.cms

and https://venturescannerinsights.wordpress.com/2017/06/08/artificial-intelligence-funding-trends-through-q2-2017/

“[AI is] doing for minds what the Industrial Revolution did for muscles.”

and https://thenextweb.com/contributors/2017/06/12/artificial-intelligence-revolutionizing-customer-management/?utm_campaign=Submission&utm_medium=Community&utm_source=GrowthHackers.com#.tnw_WavBq4R0

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