Hot Topic: Technological Innovation in the Practice of Law (A8)

Date/Time: Sunday, July 19, 2015: 1 PM – 2 PM
Coordinator/Moderator: Beau Steenken, University of Kentucky Law Library
Speakers: Pablo Arredondo, Casetext/Stanford Center for Legal Informatics; Lance Hayden, Cisco Systems; Daniel Lewis, Ravel Law

Tracks: Information Technology; Library Management; Reference, Research & Client Services

Advances in computing, networking, and data analysis have revolutionized many aspects of American life, from politics to professional sports. These same advances have the potential to profoundly impact and greatly increase the efficiency of the practice of law. Yet lawyers, often a risk-adverse group, have at times been slow to adopt technological innovation. This session will describe the potential benefits of technological innovation, the process of innovation, and ways to mitigate the security concerns that arise with new technologies.

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