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Hype vs. Reality: Is everything AI now? (Live #COLPM)

I am attending the College of Law Practice Management annual Futures Conference in Atlanta. The conference title this year is Running with the Machines – the entire conference is devoted to artificial intelligence (AI). This session is Hype vs. Reality: Is everything AI now?. Th

Practical Magic: Using Advanced Technologies to Achieve Results (Live #ArkKM)

I am attending the 13th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession conference in NYC, hosted by Ark Group. This is a live post of the session Practical Magic: Using Advanced Technologies to Achieve Results. The speaker is J. Stephen Poor, Partner & Chair Emeritus, Seyfart

The State of Legal AI – a Q&A

What is the current state of legal AI (artificial intelligence) – the Q&A below has my views. [Baretz + Brunelle, an agency supporting Bloomberg Law asked these questions in August, prior to ILTACon. Portions of my answers appeared in two B+B sponsored Bloomberg Big Law Busi

AI in Law: From Theory to Practice

I am attending the session AI in Law: From Theory to Practice, live at ILTACon 2017. The International Legal Technology Association annual conference is the preeminent global legal tech conference. The moderator is Andrew Arruda (CEO, ROSS Intelligence). Panelsts are Jonathan Talbot (

Myths, Realities and Future of AI + Automation in the Law (Live #ILTACON)

I am attending the session Myths, Realities and Future of AI + Automation in the Law, live at ILTACon 2017. The International Legal Technology Association annual conference is the preeminent global legal tech conference. The moderator is Andrew Arruda (CEO, ROSS Intelligence) and the

The Growing Importance of Tech-Enabled Law Practice

We can now make a very strong case for the growing importance of tech-enabled law practice. Of course, all law firms and law departments have technology. But mere infrastructure no longer suffices. Rather, lawyers must move to tech-enabled law practice to improve efficiency. Two devel

The Last Mile of Contracts: Why Human Teams Are Still Essential

You might think that everything about contracts has been automated. But in fact, that’s not true. Here’s a quick rundown on technology for contracts and why we still need humans to help create, analyze, and manage contracts. Mainstream media regularly reports about robots and artifici

Law Firm Profitability + Service Delivery: What the Altman Weil Survey Says

Law firm management needs to think more about their clients. Right now, they expend more energy on boosting profitability with inward measures than they do on client service. That cannot be sustainable. Protecting long-term profitability requires focusing on clients, specifically bett

Quoth the RAVN: How iManage’s RAVN Acquisition Will Affect the Legal Market

[My business partner Joshua Fireman of Fireman & Company co-authored this blog post. It was first published by the International Association of Legal Technology (ILTA) at the ILTA KM blog and the ILTA corporate blog, both on 25 May 2017.] The document management, search and AI spa

Legal Artificial Intelligence (Live #Lexpo17)

This is a live blog post of Legal Artificial Intelligence. The panelists: Katie Atkinson, Katie Atkinson is Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool Daniel Katz, Co-Founder & Chief Strategy Officer of LexPredict (a