How will new AI technologies shape the future of law? And how can legal professionals ensure they adhere to legal ethics while benefiting from new technologies?
In part V of our new series, Filevine’s legal futurists Dr. Cain Elliott and Dr. Megan Ma, along with Senior Director of Product Alex McLaughlin, help lawyers answer these questions — and prepare for the future of their practice.
Missed previous parts, visit the links below, and view the whole AI, Ethics, and Legal: A Deep Dive Into the Future of Legal Tech Webinar on YouTube.
- Part I - An AI Primer for Legal Professionals
- Part II - Unveiling the Complexity of Bias and Intellectual Property in AI
- Part III - AI and Mitigating Risks of Legal Malpractice
- Part IV - Embracing the Future: Exploring AI Explainability and Weighing Potential Gains and Harms
Accelerating Work with AI
Rather than replacing human professionals, AI technologies can unlock human potential by accelerating tasks, increasing accuracy, and improving consistency.
Using the example of AI-generated email suggestions, Alex McLaughlin highlights how AI can speed up work processes and help individuals avoid missing important details. In the legal field, AI should be viewed as a tool that complements and strengthens the work of attorneys rather than a substitute.
Rethinking Email Communication
One good example for this is AI-generated email responses. By automating responses, AI can help professionals focus their time and attention on more meaningful tasks, reducing time spent on filler conversations. This technology enables individuals to redirect their efforts toward more substantial work, optimizing productivity and efficiency.
The Power of Collaborative AI
Dr. Megan Ma’s work emphasizes the creative potential of AI and its ability to act as a collaborative partner. She envisions AI as a sparring partner that can provide ideas, simulate scenarios, and enhance the creative process.
This collaborative aspect allows for testing ideas and receiving guidance, ultimately improving outcomes and augmenting human capabilities. The integration of human and machine in a partnership model holds promise for increased value and innovation in various fields.
Overcoming Writer's Block and Boosting Productivity
AI is also a powerful tool for overcoming writer's block. By providing a prompt and seeking guidance from AI, Alex McLaughlin has found that AI-generated suggestions have jumpstarted his creativity and propelled him forward in his work. This application of AI has proven to be a valuable productivity tool, helping professionals navigate obstacles and maintain momentum in their tasks.
Revolutionizing Workflows: AI Innovations at Filevine
Groundbreaking AI features and tools being developed at Filevine. These AI innovations are aimed at enhancing efficiency, simplifying processes, and improving the overall user experience.
Let's explore some of the exciting advancements taking place.
AI in Filevine: Demands.ai
Filevine is leveraging the power of AI in its new tool, Demands.ai, which streamlines the process of creating demand letters. This technology combines human expertise and AI capabilities to facilitate the creation of high-quality, accurate demands in a much shorter time frame.
Leveraging the collaboration between humans and machines, Demands.ai aims to accelerate processes and optimize productivity for Filevine users.
AI Fields: Leveraging Data for Intelligent Insights
By leveraging Filevine-curated prompts, AI Fields enables users to summarize, produce, or extract insights from documents stored within Filevine. This feature is continuously expanding and holds great potential for streamlining data analysis and decision-making processes.
Accelerating Document Composition with AI Blocks
AI Blocks is a powerful tool available within Filevine's Document Assembly and Outlaw contract lifecycle management tool. AI Blocks are designed to expedite the process of document composition. By harnessing AI capabilities, users can generate new information and content from the data they have consumed.
This feature empowers users to create documents more efficiently and accurately, saving valuable time and effort.
Enhancing Collaboration with AI in Sidebar
Sidebar, Filevine's in-app communication tool that facilitates seamless collaboration within the platform, will contain generative AI components and prompts, allowing users to have more natural and productive conversations directly within Filevine. Additionally, Sidebar will provide answers and support for performing various processes in Filevine, further enhancing the user experience and workflow efficiency.
Transforming Immigration Application Processes
Filevine's team is working on simplifying the end-to-end process of filing immigration applications. By leveraging AI technology, Filevine’s tools will streamline the completion of repetitive and error-prone USCIS forms.
The system will allow users to enter information once, which will then populate across multiple sections, minimizing redundancy and increasing accuracy. Additionally, AI will assist in extracting information from supporting documents, reducing manual effort and improving the overall application experience.
Take a sneak peak into the new Filevine Immigration Process Here
Driving Innovation with Filevine AI
Filevine’s AI advancements, such as AI Fields, AI Blocks, AI in Sidebar, and Immigration AI, are poised to revolutionize workflows, boost productivity, and simplify complex processes.
By integrating AI capabilities intelligently, Filevine aims to provide users with enhanced tools and features that empower them to work more efficiently, collaborate seamlessly, and achieve optimal outcomes.