InfoShot: IBM Watson to kill off lawyers?

Could lawyers be the first to face the robot-chopping block?

Intelligent machines taking our jobs has been a fear for a long time but could lawyers be the first to face the chopping block? IBM’s Watson has been busy working with a number of law firms, so it could be possible that in the near-future, lawyers just won’t be needed anymore.

Law firm Altman Weil conducted a survey and got responses from managing partners and lawyers at 320 law firms to get the legal perspective.

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