ON DEMAND: MCLE: Ethical Implications of Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Law

Class recorded January 21, 2021

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology holds the potential to revolutionize the practice of law and help to close the access to justice gap for those who cannot afford traditional legal representation. However, the ethical implications of lawyers using AI are not always clear or straightforward. In this class, learn how to navigate the ethics around an important part of the future of legal practice.

Class covers:

  • What is Artificial Intelligence (AI), and how is it currently used in the legal industry?
  • What attorneys’ duties should be considered in utilizing AI-powered tools?
  • How can AI address the access to justice gap?
  • Advantages and disadvantages of AI 
  • Future of AI: Can machines learn and think like human beings?

Earn 1 hour participatory California Legal Ethics MCLE credit: After registration, a staff member will email you the course materials, an evaluation form, and your Certificate of Attendance (usually the next business day). Register first, then watch the recording to the end and answer the questions provided in the popup to verify your attendance.

Registration fee: $20

Presented by Charlie Gillig:

Charlie Gillig is Vice-President of Operations and Legal Technology at Neighborhood Legal Services of LA County (NLSLA) and an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, where he established and teaches the “Artificial Intelligence and Access to Justice Practicum.” Charlie previously supervised NLSLA’s Health Consumer Center. Prior to NLSLA, Charlie founded a technology company to prevent predatory practices against consumers in the remittance industry, and was a Skadden Fellow at the immigration legal services non-profit Casa Cornelia Law Center. He is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center.

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