Technology (AI, bots, blockchain, etc.) and innovation are transforming the role of lawyers and the delivery of legal services. Even basic competency in the technology used in a legal office today is a must for the modern lawyer. Students will explore both the current trends and future possibilities of technology use in the law. After an introduction to the fundamentals of technological innovation and legal system design, the course will provide students with the theoretical and practical background for different legal technologies that are in everyday use in the profession today. This course will introduce students to legal technology in a hands-on, experiential setting, focusing on the practical application and implementation of legal technology tools in practice. Prior experience with technology is not a prerequisite for this class.
**This course will satisfy either the Skills or Drafting requirement.