Law Office Technology/Management Section

Issues relating to law practice management and computer technology are the focus of this section, which also informs its members on the latest in technology and practice management. It annually hosts the Law Tech CLE and exposition.

Chair
Tennessee Dept of Treasury
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Nashville, TN 37243
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The Richardson Law Firm
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Memphis, TN 38103-1626
(901)521-1122
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
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Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

Miller & Martin Appoints New Leadership

The Miller & Martin PLLC law firm has announced changes to its leadership team, which will continue to be led by Jim Haley as chairman, the Hamilton County Herald reports. Mike Marshall from the firm’s Atlanta office and Zac Greene from the Chattanooga office have been elected to serve on the firm’s policy committee, along with Haley, Hugh Sharber, Chris Parker and Scott Parrish. The policy committee serves as the firm’s managing board of directors.
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AI: Beyond the Hype, Lots of Applications

Is the hype of artificial intelligence in law practice justified? Above the Law’s Nicole Black reports from the College of Law Practice Management’s 2017 Futures Conference and says the answer is yes. “The bottom line,” she says, “AI is coming of age, and quickly, and the legal profession may not be prepared for the rapid pace of change instigated by AI in the years to come.” One speaker at the conference was Fastcase co-founder Ed Walters, who said his company is already using AI to improve search results using the history of tens of millions of searches. “[W]e’ve had these ideas for more than a decade, but AI is finally good enough to build some mind-blowing tools. The time is now.”

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