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Legal 'Robots' Not Yet A Threat To Industry Jobs, Study Says

Law360, New York (January 5, 2016, 7:08 PM EST) -- Your job is safe from “legal robots” — for now. That’s the conclusion of a recently published report finding that the impact of automation on legal services jobs is far smaller than many popular accounts suggest.

The paper, “Can Robots Be Lawyers? Computers, Lawyers and the Practice of Law,” examines the argument spread in recent years in forward-thinking books and media accounts that technologies like e-document review and predictive coding have begun replacing lawyers in significant numbers, along with predictions that many more job losses are...
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