The infusion of natural language processing and machine learning into the legal profession will allow lawyers to serve more customers in the same hour than they ever thought possible. As the technology improves, so will the quality of legal services, while the cost and speed will drop. More customers – business and consumers – will have affordable access to legal support. Lawyers who build A.I.-enabled service products will benefit professionally and economically in ways they did not know were possible.
It’s important to have vision and to have a conviction about how to change the course of events for the better in a big way.
Cloud computing is coming of age in the legal profession and we’ve reached a tipping point where lawyers not only understand its benefits, but also recognize that its many benefits greatly outweigh its perceived risks.
The way that we network has changed significantly. Prior to “connecting platforms” such as LinkedIn and Facebook, networking was about meeting people face-to-face, exchanging cards and investing time in relationships.