You may have noticed that generative AI tools like ChatGPT are making waves lately. However, in their current iteration, when these tools are used by legal professionals, it’s not necessarily smooth sailing. If you’re worried about ethics and security, rest assured you’re not alone. The promised efficiencies of these tools are tempered by genuine concerns […]
I started writing this column on legal technology in 2007, and over the years I’ve noticed a pattern. Time and time again, whenever a new technology comes along that impacts the practice of law, members of our profession tend to have a knee-jerk reaction to it. There’s talk of “bans,” declarations of significant consequences due […]
As the legal profession adapts to the digital age, the types of payment methods accepted from clients have likewise evolved. Lawyers in 2023 accept many forms of payment from clients, including credit cards. In fact, accepting credit card payments for legal services has become increasingly commonplace. However, that wasn’t always the case. When lawyers first […]
Last week, a generative AI acquisition in the legal technology space made news headlines. Thomson Reuters announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire Casetext, a legal research software company, for the notable price of $650 million. For the past decade, Casetext has provided a legal research platform grounded in AI technology. The […]
In today’s ever-evolving world, technology has become a key differentiator for lawyers, driving productivity and profitability in a highly competitive market. According to a recent report, the correlation between technology adoption by law firms and increased efficiency is undeniable. There are proven productivity strategies that can streamline legal services and deliver measurable improvements [...]
The legal landscape is constantly evolving, and the advent of AI technologies has significantly accelerated the rate of change. One notable technology that has been making waves lately is ChatGPT, an advanced AI chatbot developed by OpenAI. As I discuss in this article, while this cutting-edge tool has the potential to significantly impact how legal […]
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making headlines over the past few months, and for good reason: We’re on the cusp of a technological revolution that has the potential to fundamentally change the world as we know it. The recent emergence of highly functional generative AI tools like ChatGPT, Bing Chat and Google Bard is further […]
Have you recently heard the term “ChatGPT” or “generative AI” and wondered what they were? Or maybe you’ve read one or two of my recent columns and have a general sense of what this technology is and what it does. But are you using it in your day-to-day workflow? If the answer is “no,” according […]
There are browser extensions and other add-ons that make it easier than ever to incorporate ChatGPT capabilities into your daily workflows.
You’ve probably seen many recent headlines about ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot that generates human-like responses to questions. In my last article, I explained what it is and why it matters to lawyers. In this article, I’ll explore 10 ways legal professionals can use ChatGPT in their daily workflow, including for legal research, writing, client service […]
All signs indicate that ChatGPT, a cutting-edge AI technology, and other tools like it will have a significant impact on the practice of law.
Over the past few years, there has been a significant transformation in the way that work gets done. Hybrid and remote work has become commonplace, resulting in a growing need for new and innovative approaches to conducting business online. How we work is evolving, and in many cases, the changes will be permanent. One example […]
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