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The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

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Title: The Robot Lawyer: Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law  

Speaker: Saskia Mehlhorn, Director of Knowledge Management & Library Services, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Date: Thursday, September 28

Time: 12pm - 1pm

Class Format: Classroom 

Where: Please note the new location: Heritage Plaza Conference Room, 1111 Bagby Street, Houston, TX 77002
Find directions and parking information at hba.org

Description: Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the center of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to mimic "cognitive" functions such as "learning" and "problem solving" that are commonly associated with the human mind.

Those familiar with the practice of law expect that AI will disrupt the legal profession in the not-so-distant-future and that in fact it is already being utilized for tasks like contract review, e-discovery and practice management.

The session will provide a basic overview of AI in the legal profession, give specific examples of tools that incorporate AI technology and discuss opportunities for lawyers and other legal professionals.

CLE: 1.0 hour CLE in Texas