Evolve the Law: Q&A Recap with Diligen, Clio, and Quantum Jurist
In February, the team at Evolve the Law hosted a live Q&A on Twitter in part of an exclusive podcast episode with Diligen's COO Laura van Wyngaarden. This Q&A brings together the collective insight from Wyngaarden, Clio's Joshua Lennon, and Quantum Jurist's Ian Connett.
The questions chosen centred around AI and its application in the legal profession. We've collected a snapshot of the key responses provided by each panelist.
T minus 5 minutes until we kick off our Q/A on #AI and #law with @lauravanwyn of @diligensoftware, @QuantumJurist and @JoshuaLenon! Check out our latest podcast and hope you can join the conversation:https://t.co/16eHyhdcwi— Evolve the Law (@EvolveLawNow) February 15, 2019
AI software allows us to do slow repetitive tasks like contract review far faster and more efficiently. Contract review software makes it possible to quickly find key information in thousands of contracts.— Laura van Wyngaarden (@lauravanwyn) February 15, 2019
It is, but I think we’re seeing that erode. #BigLaw is recognizing the value of automation. Smaller firms are feeling pressure to keep up with the technology investments being made by large firms.— Joshua Lenon (@JoshuaLenon) February 15, 2019
When it comes to training the AI to identify new types of clauses, big firms win by having one person on the team do the training and then having the whole firm be able to leverage that clause model in their work – its an incredibly efficient use of time for large teams.— Laura van Wyngaarden (@lauravanwyn) February 15, 2019
Here's my slightly longer list of steps:Step 1 - Identify the improvement you want to make within your law firm Step 2 - Identify the tech, people and process changes that could help you make that improvement — Laura van Wyngaarden (@lauravanwyn) February 15, 2019
By identifying and focusing in on a key and particular pain point that you wish to automate. This could be contract analysis or M&A in the case of @diligensoftware or client and matter intake in the case of @smithdotai. #EvolvetheLaw— Quantum Jurist (@QuantumJurist) February 15, 2019
Tough question. Case studies excite me, but I’m not the normal legal consumer.Proposals that include AI and non-AI pricing. Seeing the difference will make believers. — Joshua Lenon (@JoshuaLenon) February 15, 2019
That's all the time that we have with @lauravanwyn @JoshuaLenon @QuantumJurist! Thanks to all who participated! Check back in with #EvolveTheLaw for the latest legal tech podcasts, updates, and insights from The Legal Innovation Center.— Evolve the Law (@EvolveLawNow) February 15, 2019
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