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AI for Legal:
An 8-Part Masterclass on the Implications & Practical Use Cases of AI for In-House Counsel

June 21-22, 2023 | 12:45 pm - 3:35 pm EST | Virtual

Register to our 'AI for Legal' virtual mini-conference to learn about how AI impacts Legal!



(all times in EST)

Wednesday, June 21st   

12:45 PM

Welcome to Day 1 - Legal Implications of AI

Avi weiss (founder at counselwell) 
1:00 PM

Complying with Data Restrictions when Using AI Services

Misha Benjamin (General Counsel at sama

Between NDAs, Privacy legislation, Use limitations, Data Licenses and DPAs, we all have restrictions on how data our organizations hold can be used. This session will explore how the use/creation of AI services can complicate compliance with those restrictions, and how to create contract language and internal policies and procedures to address them.

1:30 PM

Navigating the AI Landscape: Global Perspectives on AI Regulation

Carole Piovesan (Managing Partner at INQ Law

This session will provide an in-depth look at the state of artificial intelligence (AI) globally and how governments around the world are approaching the regulation of this rapidly evolving technology. 

2:00 PM

Networking Break: How are you Using AI? 

2:30 PM

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility: Strategies for Implementing Responsible AI Governance

Charles Morgan (National Co-Lead, Cyber/Data Group at McCarthy Tétrault LLP

It's more critical than ever to implement a responsible AI governance program to minimize the risk of unintended consequences. In this session, Charles Morgan will discuss practical guidance for creating a compliance program that enables organizations to leverage AI solutions effectively while ensuring compliance with ethical and regulatory standards. You'll learn strategies for identifying and addressing potential ethical and legal risks associated with AI solutions and creating governance frameworks that are both proactive and responsive to emerging risks. 

3:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: What Employers Should Know

scott williams (partner at Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP)
Labiba Chowdhury (associate at Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP)

With the proliferation of Generative AI tools such as ChatGPT, it is essential for employers to understand how to adapt and respond to these new technologies. In this session, we will cover the opportunities, risks, privacy considerations and legal implications of using AI in the workplace. We will also provide some guidance and policy considerations to address the risks.

3:30 PM

Day 1 Closing Remarks

Avi weiss (founder at counselwell)

Thursday, June 22nd   

12:45 PM

Welcome to Day 2 - Practical Use Cases of AI

Avi weiss (founder at counselwell) 
1:00 PM

It's like Magic: Contract Drafting & Review with Spellbook

scott stevenson (co-founder & ceo at spellbook)

Join for a hands-on demo of current and upcoming AI capabilities targeted at contracting lawyers, including auto-drafting, aggressive term detection, suggested changes, term summaries, detecting conflicting terms, and more!

1:30 PM

Compliance & LLMs: How Corporate Legal Departments can Transform Policies & Regulations into Digital Q&A Tools

Sam Flynn (co-founder and chief operating officer at Josef)

In today's highly regulated business environment, compliance is a chief concern for GCs. However, training staff and monitoring organization-wide compliance can be a daunting task, especially when policies and regulations are complex. Enter Josef Q, an industry-first generative AI-powered compliance tool. In this session, we'll explore how large language models like GPT can help corporate legal departments train staff and ensure compliance across the organization by acting as a Q&A tool on any policy, regulation, agreement, or document.

2:00 PM

Networking Break: How are you Using AI? 

2:30 PM

Transforming Your In-House Practice with CoCounsel: Meet Your New AI Legal Assistant, Powered by GPT-4

Valerie McConnell (Attorney & Vice president at casetext

Recently, the number of people using chatGPT and other generative AI platforms has grown exponentially. The implications of how in-house counsel can use this powerful technology, which passed the bar exam and can read and write in every language, are profound. In this session, we'll explore the business risks and opportunities presented by this evolving technology from a legal practice and change management perspective. Our discussion will also include practical tips for how in-house counsel can integrate generative AI into their day-to-day workflows.

3:00 PM

Legal Operations: The Key to Modernizing the Legal Profession in the Age of AI

Mary O'Carroll (Chief Community Officer at Ironclad

As the legal industry faces rapid changes brought by AI and other technological advancements, the role of legal operations within legal departments is becoming increasingly important. Legal ops professionals are tasked with streamlining legal processes, optimizing resources, and improving efficiencies within legal departments. This session will explore the rise of legal operations, its critical role in modernizing the legal profession, and how it can help us adapt to an AI-powered world. 

3:30 PM

Day 2 Closing Remarks

Avi weiss (founder at counselwell)


Scott Stevenson
Co-Founder & CEO

Carole Piovesan
Managing Partner

Charles Morgan
National Co-Lead, Cyber/Data Group
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Sam Flynn
Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Scott Williams
Labour, Employment and Privacy Lawyer
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

Labiba Chowdhury
Labour and Employment Lawyer
Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP

Misha Benjamin
General Counsel

Valerie McConnell
Attorney and Vice-President

Mary O'Carroll
Chief Community Officer

Avi Weiss



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