Carrie Cope, shareholder and president at Cope Ehlers, agrees with Bill Gates that artificial intelligence “is going to change the way we work.”
Illinois Defense Counsel President Tracy Stevenson and her colleagues are continuously working to show incoming defense attorneys the initial ropes of getting into the business. After that, the lesson turns to teaching them to thrive and stay on the defense side of the bar.
Caroline Manley, the executive director of the Center for Disability & Elder Law since 2019, always felt driven to work with older people. Back in college, she thought it would be as a doctor when she volunteered at the geriatric unit of a hospital.
Artificial Intelligence is quickly taking hold in every profession, and the legal profession is no exception, raising many complex issues, particularly involving ethics, to which lawyers have few answers. Northwestern Medicine told Crain’s Chicago Business it has been using AI for years to communicate with patients as well as to read reports from MRI, X-ray and ultrasound procedures to help doctors quickly identify patients who need follow up care. Will this impact medical malpractice cases? The first is yet to come as of this issue.
In 2020, after the video of George Floyd’s death became public, many law firms, corporations and bar associations quickly issued statements condemning his murder and expressing support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Some firms even joined together to establish the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance.
For lawyers, effective client communication extends beyond periodically updating your client on the status of their case. Among other things, it is a marketing and business development opportunity for you and your firm.
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