Despite Emerging Legal Technology, Lawyers Still Needed

Will robots replace lawyers? Bits, a New York Times Blog, argues that adding technology to the workplace is more likely to transform, rather than eliminate, jobs. The article cites a recent study that found “for now, even the most advanced A.I. technology would at best make only modest inroads into the legal profession.” The researchers also suggest start-ups like LegalZoom and Rocket Lawyer are more likely to expand in underserved markets rather than replace existing legal services.

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