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ChatGPT and other AI chatbots dominated the first fully in-person ABA Techshow in 3 years

ChatGPT was on the minds of vendors and attendees at the ABA Techshow 2023 in early March, when more than 1,700 people gathered for the ABA’s first fully in-person legal technology event in three years.

Techshow planners share productivity hacks for ‘60 in 60’ session

Techshow planners on Friday shared 60 of their favorite apps and gadgets in a quickfire session that included some tried-and-tested products alongside practical tips for workplace productivity.

Which consumers are interested in legal services from nonlawyers and why?

A forthcoming research study from the Duke Center on Law and Technology found that some people want to solve legal issues on their own, but they would like a way to check in with someone to make sure they aren’t missing anything.

Fictional ABA Techshow hearing tackles hot-button issue on amending rules of professional conduct

Should states relax rules of professional conduct to address the access-to-justice crisis and make legal services more affordable? On Friday, a panel of experts took on that question during a fictional hearing at the second and final keynote at this year’s ABA Techshow at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

How can lawyers use AI to improve their practice?

As cool as it is that artificial intelligence can generate text, that’s not what will matter most to the practice of law in the coming months and years, said Pablo Arredondo, co-founder and chief innovation officer at Casetext, a legal technology company that aims to improve access to legal research.

Pro tips for using Zoom in virtual courtroom proceedings

Three years into a pandemic full of uncertainties, one thing is clear—virtual legal proceedings are here to stay. Now, attorneys are expected to control the nuances of Zoom to create the most impact.

Techshow vendors relish return to exhibition floor amid ChatGPT buzz

ChatGPT was on the minds of vendors and attendees at the ABA Techshow 2023 on Thursday, as hundreds gathered for the ABA’s first fully in-person legal technology event in three years.

What are state tax rules for cryptocurrency exchanges, and what do they mean for lawyers?

Although it’s hard to know where a client paying through blockchain technology is based, lawyers have to find out for tax purposes, says Jamie Szal, a Maine tax attorney.

Check out the best swag from ABA Techshow 2023 (photo gallery)

Legal professionals from around the world descended on the Hyatt Regency Chicago for the ABA Techshow 2023, and they were greeted by a packed exhibit hall featuring a record number of vendors.

How can lawyers meet their ethical obligation to be competent in technology?

If 40 states have implemented an ethical duty of competence in technology, why aren’t lawyers completely technologically competent? That’s a question posed to the audience at the ABA Techshow on Thursday.

Techshow keynote panel tackles ChatGPT and startup challenges

ABA Techshow 2023 kicked off Thursday with an opening keynote panel that featured four legal tech experts weighing in on topics as wide-ranging as the billable hour, the challenges of launching a startup, and ChatGPT. “ChatGPT is not going to replace us,” said one panelist. “It’s going to make us look like superheroes.”

Universal Migrator snags first prize at ABA Techshow 2023’s Startup Alley competition

Universal Migrator won first prize at the seventh annual Startup Alley pitch competition at the ABA Techshow 2023 on Wednesday evening after facing off against 14 other finalists.

ABA Techshow 2023 will celebrate ‘being together’ after 3 tough years

It was just weeks before lockdown in early March 2020 when the ABA held its last all in-person ABA Techshow. Three years later, legal tech enthusiasts and lawyers can expect the 2023 edition to meet pent-up demand for face-to-face panels and meetings.

What to expect from ABA Techshow 2023

One of the biggest and longest-running legal technology shows in the country, the ABA Techshow, is right around the corner. From March 1 to 4, thousands of lawyers, legal professionals and vendors will descend upon Chicago to talk about technology.

Participants were pleased to be at the first in-person ABA Techshow in 2 years

This year’s Techshow, which took place March 2-5 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, wasn’t quite a return to normal. Nevertheless, for some vendors, setting up shop in the in-person exhibit hall again for the first time since the ABA Techshow 2020 gave them a chance to cement relationships that they have built online with customers.

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