The Atlanta Lawyer February / March 2019 - Page 7

ATLANTA BAR ASSOCIATION From the Board We asked the Atlanta Bar and Atlanta Bar Foundation Board: What is the legal task that you hope technology takes over in the future? Atlanta Bar Association Board of Directors Document review. Amy Cheng (Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scar- borough) Written discovery. Ashley Wilson Clark (Buckley Beal LLP) I hope technology finds a way to sit CLE semi- nars for us and scan the info into our brains!! Caren Cloud (Fulton County Juvenile Court) Time entry and billing. Steve LaBriola (Fellows LaBriola LLP) Generation and transmission of invoices au- tomatically customized to client preferences. Chris Lightner (Alston & Bird LLP) I hope it takes over certain document man- agement tasks (i.e. makes it possible to do quality scanning and even copying from your phone). Nora Robb (Cox Automotive, Inc.) Discovery disputes. Sachin Varghese (Bondurant Mixson & Elmore LLP) Timekeeping- to reduce the stress of billing hours. Maggie Vath (GA State University College of Law) Time entry and billing. Ryan Walsh (Jones Day) Entering documents into evidence (using electronic copies). Cinque Axam (Axam~Roberts Legal Group) Atlanta Bar Foundation Board of Directors Discovery responses. Bill deGolian (Bill deGolian Law Office) Filtering e-mails to allow only relevant and important ones to be received. Betsy Griswold (United Parcel Service Legal Department) Technology that could check and respond to email. Then all correspondence would be computers talking to other computers, and humans could go back to interacting in person again. Brenton Hund (Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.) Answering interrogatories. Jo Lanier Meeks (James Bates Brannan Groover LLP) Timekeeping! Wade Malone (Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scar- borough) Improvements in existing technology for electronic document collection, analysis and production, including privilege review. Bill Ragland (Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP) Getting paid! Rob Wellon (Attorney and Counselor at Law) Could we please delegate all discovery dis- putes to AI proxies? Jessica Wood (Bodker Ramsey Andrews Win- nograd & Wildstein PC) The Official News Publication of the Atlanta Bar Association THE ATLANTA LAWYER 7