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Making a Chatbot Part of a Law Firm's Operation

Making a Chatbot Part of a Law Firm’s Operation

 

When someone needs a lawyer, they will usually search the internet. People searching for a lawyer want answers quickly. They do not want to call a number, find out an attorney is unavailable, and have to leave a message. A Chatbot engages the potential client in a conversation and is available 24/7. Many law firms…

Context for Courts by LexisNexis Makes Sorting Through Legal Rulings Easier

Context for Courts by LexisNexis Makes Sorting Through Legal Rulings Easier

 

At times, the thought of wading through thousands of rulings, documents and opinions to put together a brief is daunting. But, what if there was a way to make this process easier? LexisNexis’ Context for Courts might be the one tool that makes the almost impossible, possible. The technology behind Context for Courts is based…

Should Law Firms Use Chatbots Rather Than Mobile Forms?

Should Law Firms Use Chatbots Rather Than Mobile Forms?

 

You may have noticed that Chatbots are replacing mobile contact forms. The trend is not limited to retailers, airlines and hotels. It is also taking place on law firm websites. Should law firms abandon mobile forms and go entirely to Chatbots? Mobile forms may still have a place, especially on law firm sites, where the…

Artificial Intelligence and the Power to Change E-Discovery

Artificial Intelligence and the Power to Change E-Discovery

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become so pervasive in our society today that it is difficult to imagine what we would not use it for. Certainly it would be useful in the legal industry in relation to e-discovery and while the law is not fully at that point yet, pundits indicate they could likely expect to…

Safely and Effectively Maximize Your Legal Case Management Budget

Safely and Effectively Maximize Your Legal Case Management Budget

Since the early 1990’s, case management software has steadily increased its market share year over year. As the practice of law became more complex, using tools to manage this complexity has become a necessity for big and small firms alike. In the early days of adoption, the cost of proper case management software was prohibitive…

Product Review: Law Firm E-Learning

Product Review: Law Firm E-Learning

Law is an ever-changing profession that requires constant vigilance, study and training to maintain a high level of expertise and success. Court decisions and legislative actions all impact how laws are interpreted and enforced. Those legislative actions can differ greatly from one region, state or locale to another. State and federal court decisions also produce…

Data-Driven Law

How Data Analysis Is Disrupting the Legal Industry

The legal industry, like many others, is experiencing significant disruption due to transformative technology. One technology that is rapidly gaining traction is data analysis. Data analysis is the gathering, inspecting and modeling of data in order to gain insight into how real-world processes work and make predictions and decisions about them accordingly. Data analysis is…

A.I. for the Legal Industry to Become More Prevalent

A.I. For the Legal Industry to Become More Prevalent?

 

A recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump, the American A.I. Initiative, directs federal agencies to prioritize A.I. investments, assist in building a workforce in the A.I. world and set governance standards. It is hopefully to be the catalyst many experts believe will define the future of everything from health care to warfare. While…

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