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Are you interested in what generative Ai can do but haven’t had a chance to spend the time experimenting, or even sitting through an hour-long webinar? Here are two resources that won’t take more than ten minutes of your time. First up – a summary comparison of five gen AI platforms and their legal research…

The legal field is undergoing a tech revolution, and AI is at the forefront. That’s why I created  “Frequently Asked Questions and Suggested Best Practices Related to Generative Artificial Intelligence in the Legal Profession”. This resource addresses critical AI topics like copyright issues, client privacy, ethical use, and more. It’s an essential read for any…

There are as many reasons for law firm ownership as there are law firms. Are you: Maybe it’s finally time to make 2024 the year you start your law practice. You won’t be alone. In the wake of the pandemic, declaring ownership of one’s talent isn’t a moment but a movement.   Workers across all industries…

Image generated by Dall-E Remember the tin-can-and-string faux phones that you played with as a kid? Will real phones, or phone service become equally useless? Recognizing the growing trend away from phone calls,  the Washington Post recently reported on The New Phone Call Etiquette.  According to the article, callers should never leave a voicemail (since…

Illustration generated by Dall-E Case Summary:  In the legal profession, the general rule is that lawyers cannot enter into agreements that restrict their right to practice after leaving a firm, except for retirement benefits. However, there is ambiguity in interpreting what constitutes a restriction. A recent Maryland appellate case, Jamie Bennett v. Ashcraft & Gere!,…

NLBM, a legal coaching company, has filed a copyright infringement complaint against 2-Hour Lifestyle Lawyer, accusing them of copying course content and reselling it. The complaint highlights the lack of uniqueness in coaching content, as many programs offer similar advice on topics like estate planning and pricing. The lawsuit raises questions about how much legal…

Lawyers Are Unhappy…But Not for the Reasons You Think One of the most common sources of lawyer unhappiness that’s also least discussed is the soul-crushing nature of the work that many of us do.  Whether it’s defending large companies with racist or sexist policies, or churning through cookie-cutter cases that are all the same, many…

Abstract (prepared with ChatGPT 4): The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and a surge in online meetings has made it increasingly common for attorneys to record and transcribe client conversations. While AI-transcription can offer benefits such as accuracy, efficiency, and transparency, concerns around confidentiality, privacy, and ethics are also raised. AI-driven transcriptions capture details that…