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Robots and associate lawyers

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Remember this Forbes survey concluding that associate lawyer was the unhappiest job?

You know what they say about robots taking the most “dull, dirty an dangerous” jobs?

Yeah, well….


Although, why bother making robots when some law firms have perfected the art of having untiring,  uncomplaining human machines billing-4,000-hours-a-year?   Resultado de imagen de puzzled smiley

Plus, I’m not sure it’s that easy; associates have, in turn, perfected the art of dealing with contradictory instructions and coming up with bogus excuses (having surgery? come on…) to an extent impossible to replicate by artificial intelligence…

Written by Alfonso Lamadrid

11 May 2017 at 9:38 am

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