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How Artificial Intelligence Helps Lawyers

As explained in this Huffington Post article by Ryan Raplee (CTO of Legal Insites), artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is embedded in many of the apps we use everyday. It is also creeping into legal technology. AI and machine learning can be found in many applications used by lawyers including document, information and case management software.


AI and machine learning techniques have long been used in e-discovery software to increase efficiency in legal document reviews.  As our very own Keith Whitaker explains in the article, one way we use AI technology is for quality control checks. When we complete a document review, among other quality control techniques, we use an engine to flag documents that may have been misclassified. This could be potentially responsive documents marked as non-responsive or documents likely to contain privileged information.


Check out the article here.


Posted on October 5, 2016 in Computer and Technology Assisted Review, E-Discovery, Legal Technology, Software

About the Author

Chad Main is an attorney and the founder of Percipient. Prior to founding Percipient, Chad worked as a litigator in Los Angeles and Chicago. He is a member of the Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program Committee and may be reached at cmain@percipient.co.