Drones may soon be delivering your Amazon packages, but will they also be taking over your legal career? James O’Toole in a story in CNN Money contemplates whether “the lawyers of the future may be less J.D. than R2D2.”
“Lots of legal work is already being computerized by some firms, including the drafting of simple contracts and the search for evidence in reams of documents,” O’Toole says. Though industry experts admit a robotic attorney won’t come up with creative solutions or solve problems, it will ace some of the more mundane legal tasks.
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