Host James Pittman engages with Niki Black, attorney, author, and legal tech expert, in a candid conversation about the transformative impact of AI on the legal industry. Niki offers insightful analysis of AI's promise and perils, highlighting its vast potential for efficiency, yet stressing the need for vigilant handling of confidentiality and data integrity.
The discussion reveals lawyers' risk-aversion as a key barrier to tech adoption, yet highlights how technology can enhance efficiency, convenience, and ethical compliance.
Niki calls for a revamp in legal education to integrate comprehensive tech training, preparing future lawyers for a digitally-evolved profession.
Data analytics and AI are identified as game-changers for litigation strategy, while Niki notes the funding challenges that hinder tech's potential to improve access to justice