Could a voice assistant make a lawyer more productive?

Could a Voice Assistant Make Law Firm Life Easier?

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Siri, Google Assistant, Alexa, Lyra, Cortana, Databot, Jarvis…there are so many voice assistants to choose from. If you have an iPhone, you already have access to Siri. If you have an Android device, Google Assistant is likely already installed. Although voice assistants are primarily accessed from smartphones, it won’t take long before they are easily accessed on a desktop and …

Could a legal bot improve access to justice?

Can Legal Bots Improve Access to Justice?

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Legal bots can be programmed to fulfill many needs that a law firm may have. It can work from the front page of your website to give out basic information, answer basic questions, and essentially help move the client toward scheduling their consultation. Legal bots can also help behind the scene. For example, it can complete client intake forms. It …

How Using Bots in Your Law Practice Can Let You Be More Human and Help Grow Your Business

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To date, the common #legaltech narrative has been a drumbeat of anxiety about robot overlords taking over the legal profession. On the one hand, we are told AI and automation will “free up lawyers’ time to perform higher-level, more intellectually satisfying work which clients would be willing to pay for.” (This platitude is generally advocated by most legal tech companies …

How Your Fuzzy Liberal Arts Education May Sharpen Your Skills in a Techie-Dominated World

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There is a steady drum beat in the legal industry about legal technology and how it’s going to change everything. There is a notion that “fuzzy” disciplines, like the humanities, philosophy and law are less relevant and less bankable than “techie” degrees like computer science, engineering and physics, which may open the door to a coveted job with tech titans …

How to Develop an Innovative Mindset With Little Bets

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If you’ve ever spent time around entrepreneurs or thought of starting up yourself, you know that the quest for the next “big idea” can be never ending. It can also be off putting and stop you before you get started. It can be kinda like looking up at Mount Everest when your learning how to hike. “Maybe this isn’t for …

How to Improve Your Law Practice By Sharpening An Axe

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I just talked to a colleague of mine struggling with her growing practice. She had concerns we all have about how to make her law office run more smoothly and profitably. She’s busy with new business coming in the door but is feeling overwhelmed. How to streamline lead qualification? How to automate client intake? How to make it all work …