My Coworker is a Robot: The [Coming] Age of Legal Informatics
This program has been accredited by the Law Society for 1.0 Professionalism Hour
Computers are taking over more and more tasks currently performed by highly paid professionals. Software can write news articles, drive cars, answer phones, and do document review.
How will more advanced technology impact lawyers, law students and legal practice in 2020? Drawing examples from other professions that have experienced significant advances in automation, this presentation will cover how new technology is changing the practice of law and how lawyers and technologists will collaborate to automate ever more advanced tasks such as legal due diligence.
Alexander K. Hudek is Chief Technology Officer of DiligenceEngine, a legal automation software company. Alex holds Ph.D and M.Math degrees in Computer Science (specialising in bioinformatics) from the University of Waterloo, and a B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in Physics and Computer Science.
Noah Waisberg is Chief Executive Officer of DiligenceEngine, a legal automation software company. Prior to co-founding DiligenceEngine, Noah was an associate in Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP’s New York corporate practice. Noah holds a J.D. from the NYU School of Law, an A.M. in Political Science from Brown University (where he completed the coursework and comprehensive examinations for a Ph.D), and a B.A. from McGill University.