NEW YORK (March 24, 2017) Evolve Law, the legal innovation community, presents the Evolve Law Summit, an invitation-only one day program facilitating partnerships and growth within the Legal Technology space.
As Mark Cohen points out in his recent Forbes article, lawyers will work alongside “robots” and, as we already know, there are a large number of legal functions that can be replaced by technology. That number will undoubtedly increase.
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.
Gretzky got there first: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” Law has some catching up to do. Maybe.
At LegalSifter, we are trying to move the profession forward – both for practitioners and customers – with artificial intelligence. The work that we are doing right now is our/my best work to date … and I can tell you we are just getting started.