Recently, Sensei’s Sharon Nelson was featured in an article in the Big Law Business section of Bloomberg Law. Sharon gives her thoughts on ethics surrounding the use of artificial intelligence in the practice of law in the article, “Courts, Lawyers Must Address AI Ethics, ABA Proposal Says” by Melissa Heelan Stanzione.
Excerpt: Legal technology experts welcomed the proposal by the ABA’s science and technology law section to be put before the membership group’s House of Delegates in coming days in San Francisco, but said it’s long overdue.
“We’re falling in the wake of other organizations trying to get a handle on this,” said Sharon Nelson, a science and tech law section member and co-founder of Sensei Enterprises, a digital forensics, information technology, and cybersecurity small business.
The legal profession is known to be resistant to change, and it’s been slower than other industries to embrace modernization through legal technologies. But tech experts say lawyers’ lack of fundamental understanding of them will soon put them at a disadvantage if they don’t change their ways.