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Your Weekly Lawtomatic Digest

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The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week

  • The Future of the Legal Profession: Jordan Furlong's new report (short form here & long form here (pdf)) lays out his vision of legal work in 5, 10, and 25 years. As always when he writes something, it's worth reading.

  • No Code Apps: Ari Kaplan interviews Neota Logic CEO, Kim Massana, on how creating no code apps can improve legal services (link to audio podcast included). I've long-followed Neota Logic's work, and they've done terrific things in conjunction with several firms and companies (as well as law schools). Getting a sense of their CEO's vision is valuable.

  • A Global View of Legal Tech: Joe Raczynski from Thomson Reuters summarizes the state of legal tech in various places around the world. Turns out, we're not so advanced in the US...

  • Preview of Blickstein AI Efficacy Report: how is AI actually doing in solving legal problems? There's a fascinating project in the works that seeks to answer just that and it's already raising thought-provoking questions. More here.

  • Are Self Service Tech Tools Eroding Clients' Trust: the Harvard Business Review questions the wisdom of self-help tools, which seems particularly worth considering as more legal tech tools come online that do exactly this.

  • How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald's Monopoly Game and Stole Millions: this story reads like a Carl Hiaasen novel.


About Gabe Teninbaum

Gabe Teninbaum (@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law. Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.

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