When: Monday, November 27th, 2023 – 12:00 – 13:00
Zoom Registration: https://mcgill.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sf–trzouE9bfkVDT50tCJ056QeMo665K
This talk will discuss the impact of generative AI on the legal industry. It will include a description of what generative AI is, how legal professionals can use it (and how they shouldn’t), and what it all means for the future of legal services. The talk will include a demonstration of existing technology along with suggestions for how legal professionals and law schools should adapt.
About the speaker:
Andrew Perlman is the dean of Suffolk University Law School and a recognized voice in the United States on the future of legal education and law practice. Among other leadership roles, he served as the chief reporter of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20, the vice chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, and the inaugural chair of the ABA Center for Innovation. He is currently serving as a member of the advisory committee for the ABA Task Force on the Law and Artificial Intelligence.
Dean Perlman’s scholarship has included numerous articles on professional responsibility and legal innovation that have appeared in some of the nation’s leading law reviews. Dean Perlman has further served as a presenter or panelist at more than 100 academic, judicial, and other professional programs in more than 20 U.S. jurisdictions, three continents, and six countries. He clerked for a federal district court judge in Chicago and practiced as a litigator there. He is an honors graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, and he received his LL.M from Columbia Law School.
AI and the Law Series:
The AI and the Law Series is hosted by the Montreal Cyberjustice Laboratory, and the Private Justice and the Rule of Law Research Group. We would like to thank our sponsors: the Autonomy Through Cyberjustice Technologies and AI Project, and the McGill Student Collective on Technology and Law.
This content has been updated on 6 November 2023 at 9 h 58 min.