• READ THIS from Helen Gunnarsson of the ABA via Bloomberg Law, reporting on the panel, “Ethics Issues in Lawyers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence,” that took place May 31 at the 44th ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Louisville: Billable Hour ‘Makes No Sense’ in an AI World. “The panelists provided examples of how the

  • Here’s some good news from North Carolina: North Carolina Bar considers requiring technology CLE credits. (Note the word “considers”.) “If adopted, the amendments will go into effect in 2019.” This is in response to “the American Bar Association … amendment to Comment 8 to Model Rule 1.1 in 2012. The comment imposed an ethical

Today’s post is a bit long as I catch up from a vacation. There’s good stuff below. As usual, the legal-specific info comes first, then general interest AI.

  • Very interesting: Ken Grady suggests that AI may eventually replace reputation (i.e., referrals, directories, etc.) as a way to find an attorney. I’m all for anything