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The Danger of Substituting Artificial Intelligence for Your Attorney

The Danger of Substituting Artificial Intelligence for Your Attorney

“Don’t confuse your Google Search with My Law Degree.” This is a popular saying found on attorney coffee mugs these days, and this sentiment does not seem so farfetched as we live in a world increasingly dependent on autonomy and artificial intelligence (“AI”).

It’s rare to see people without their phone glued to their hands, and not so much for one-on-one conversations with others. Phones have become a portal of vast information. People regularly rely on search engines like Google, platforms like “Siri” and even social media outlets for answers, all of which utilize AI algorithms to dictate outcomes and results for answers. The hype around AI only increased with the release of ChatGPT in late 2022. ChatGPT is praised for its ability to generate sophisticated, human-like responses to questions posed.