Artificial Intelligence Legal Revolution – It Began with Parking Tickets…

Friday, July 21, 2017 There was applause for IBM Corp.’s Watson when it beat Ken Jennings on Jeopardy, and people reveled at Google’s AlphaGo when it defeated Ke Jie, a Go world champion. But what about the intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the law? Recently, on July 12, 2017, Joshua Browder announced a major upgrade to his free legal aid chatbot, DoNotPay, which has already helped fight 375,000 parking tickets in the U.K, New York, and Seattle. As part of the major upgrade, Browder introduced 1,000 new chatbots to help generate transactional forms in a variety of new legal areas in all 50 U.S. states and the U.K. In addition, Browder also announced the DoNotPay platform is open to anyone that wants to create a “law bot” to assist clients with identifying and filling out relevant legal documents. At first blush, online services such as DoNotPay provide sensational headlines and appear to independently compete with traditional law firm services. However, AI and automation is not a new concept in the legal industry. Indeed, a shift in the legal marketplace to embrace such technologies was aided, in part, by the financial recession from 2007-2009 which pressured law firms to find creative ways to reduce costs…


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