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How Soon Before AI Kills the Billable Hour?

Earlier this week, stock prices for Chegg, which provides study materials and outlines for high school and college students, plunged by almost 48 percent reports CNBC.   The culprit? ChatGPT which has cut into much of Chegg’s business in just five months.  Chegg’s recent losses are yet another reminder of just how quickly ChatGPT can shake up industries.  Law is

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Announcing the Law Firm AI-ccelerator Speaker Line-Up

TDLR – ENROLL TODAY! I get by with a little help from my friends. The Beatles sure knew what they were talking about when they wrote that line. Even if you’re starting a law firm alone as many of us do, help from friends, family and colleagues is important.  Surrounding yourself with a band of supporters from the beginning can

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Make Money Monday: Tout Your Tech

Can a law firm’s use of artificial intelligence be a selling point for clients?  Biglaw firm DLA Piper thinks so. Last month, DLA Piper publicly announced that it would utilize Casetext’s groundbreaking platform, Co-Counsel which is powered by GPT-4 to perform substantive tasks such as legal research, document review, deposition prep, and contract analysis.  DLA Piper’s announcement also highlighted some

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ABA Ethics Rules on Choice of Law in Multi-Jurisdiction Practice

Starting a law firm that operates in multiple jurisdictions can be lucrative, but also confusing with multiple, competing ethics rules.  In March 2023, the ABA issued Formal Opinion 540 to provide guidance to lawyers who practice in. more than one jurisdiction. Model Rule 8.5 Offers Guidance for Lawyers Running a Firm in Multiple Jurisdictions Formal Opinion 540 relies on ABA

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