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Are you ready to harness the power of AI to revolutionize your law practice? Join our comprehensive course, “Building Ethically Compliant Custom GPTs for Lawyers,” designed specifically for legal professionals looking to integrate cutting-edge technology into their practice while adhering to ethical standards. You’ll learn to build custom GPTs for internal use in your firm…

Abstract This article explores the legal and ethical considerations lawyers must address when creating custom versions of ChatGPT for public use. It discusses the potential applications of these tools, such as educating clients on legal matters or providing preliminary advice to landlords. The article outlines key ethical requirements, including AI disclosure, supervision, attorney-client relationship, confidentiality,…

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…