The 21st Century Lawyer: Adapting to a Tech-Driven Legal World

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Kevin Miller, CEO, Legal Sifter

About this talk

The core job of attorneys is changing dramatically due to technology. The evolution of legal tech began with products that provided greater efficiencies in the management of routine tasks such as billing, research, and client communication. Today, it involves technologies such as advanced software and coding that have significantly enhanced legal capabilities. These include AI, which allows lawyers to quickly review large volumes of documents and digital material in multiple languages and dialects, resulting in enormous time and cost-savings. Today, advanced technologies are more embedded in the practice of law. As a result, law firms and corporate legal departments are faced with a need to change: embrace technology or risk losing a competitive advantage. Lawyers must be tech savvy unlike ever before. How can lawyers adapt to this new environment? What is the proper balance between manual processes and those that are automated by technology? What can law firms do culturally to ensure that lawyers can leverage technology to work more efficiently? This webinar will highlight how forces such as AI, predictive coding, and data analytics are reshaping the practice of law. It will focus on ways in which attorneys can be empowered to use technology to achieve greater outcomes. It will also highlight how and why it is critical for law firms to bring in the right people to ensure that advanced technologies can be optimally deployed to deliver legal services.

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