Oct 21, 2023
Artificial Intelligence continues to be a big unknown in the legal space. It holds tremendous promise for streamlining the delivery of legal services and is already being deployed to expedite discovery, to help draft contracts, to assist with client intake, and to streamline many other functions that once required a lot more human labor.
AI is now being used by some lawyers to help assess the strength of their cases, to expedite legal research, and to draft pleadings.
I know that I myself am using ChatGPT to help me prepare for presentations, craft social media posts, and to get quickly up to speed on an array of subjects that are of interest to my clients.
At the same time, the use of AI raises legitimate ethical concerns. It also raises concerns about the need for so many lawyers.
But according to my guest, Hamid Kohan, AI won’t replace lawyers. It will replace lawyers and other professionals who don’t use AI.
Hamid Kohan is a serial entrepreneur, public speaker, and author of the book How to Scale Your Stupid AI Law Firm.
Hamid started his career in silicon valley where he served as Director of Business Development of Sun Microsystems, working alongside Eric Schmidt who is today the CEO of Google and Carol Bartz the CEO of Yahoo.
More recently, Hamid saw an opportunity to bring his expertise in technology and business development to the legal world, and he founded Legal Soft Inc. in 2016.
In this episode, Hamid will answer some questions about where we are in 2023 with the use of AI in the practice of law.