Updated: Feb 22
The legal and tech worlds are nearing an inflection point. I call it the tech inflection. Lawyers have a bad habit of thinking that something is hard or complex because it needs to be that way. Lawyers often make things more complex than they need to be. The tech inflection describes the moment when you acknowledge that something challenging need not be so challenging. For example, before services like Uber, people just accepted that getting from A to B was challenging. After Uber, people understood that getting from A to B could be and should be easier. The tech The same concept applies to the legal industry and the delivery of legal services. Time consuming tasks traditionally done by humans can now be automated and as a result be done be performed more easily and more accurately such as creating a new client intake form and processing that form, creating a basic will or trust, creating a new contract, or automating the review of a contract.