I know people are saying AI will massively reduce the number of lawyers. I do not agree. I think AI makes the world a more complex place and lawyers thrive on complexity. It doesn’t mean we don’t have to adapt – we do. But the future looks pretty good for lawyers with the right skills and mindset.

Great quote from this article

“In reality, the rise of artificial intelligence could become a goldmine for lawyers: all these new liability issues, unsolved copyright cases and complicated compliance regimes.
It was the same story with the internet. It took work from lawyers. People were able to find legal information online, get free copies of contract templates and solve a lot of simple tasks themselves using legal tech software. But the internet gave back tenfold with new practice areas such as privacy and IT law.”

 

Read more: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbestechcouncil/2023/05/25/will-ai-replace-lawyers/?sh=732350313124