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Law firms must embrace IT innovations, CBA conference told

Thursday, December 21, 2017 @ 12:39 PM | By Carolyn Gruske

Lawyers have nothing to fear from artificial intelligence (AI) or innovative legal management technologies.

Andrew Arruda, ROSS IntelligenceThat was the message delivered by Andrew Arruda, CEO and co-founder of ROSS Intelligence during a presentation on the future of automation in M&A transactions at the recent Canadian Bar Association Business Law Conference.

“When we see a new technology, we fear it,” said Arruda. “Right now the headlines about AI are very hyperbolic: the end of lawyers, the end of doctors, pretty much the end of everybody. That’s...