• These thoughts by Paul Rawlinson, Global Chair of Baker McKenzie and sobering and realistic. Will lawyers become extinct in the age of automation? His observations include, “…(T)he market will kill those who don’t adapt. They are the ones who should be scared of the machines. For them, the robots are coming. The really wise lawyers,

  • This article by Joanna Goodman (author of Robots in Law: How Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Legal Services) is an excellent recap of a Luminance-sponsored roundtable discussion by in-house counsel of the AI tools they have used and their success with them. It also touches on the changes going on in the legal world generally. It’s

  • Corporations are embracing AI. MIT’s Sloan Management Review reports that a recent survey of C-level decision makers at “nearly 60” (OK, not a great sample) Fortune 1000 or industry-leading companies, including American Express, Capital One, Ford Motors, Goldman Sachs, MetLife, Morgan Stanley, and Verizon, found that “an overwhelming 97.2% of executives report that their

  • In this article, Burr Forman associate E. Travis Ramsey, discusses the coming relevance of AI to appellate advocacy, including: (1) compiling the appellate record; (2) written advocacy; and (3) oral advocacy. He concludes with: (reasonable, in my opinion) “AI will play a role in appellate advocacy, and it will begin by supplementing the work

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