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March 27, 2024

AI Essentials For Lawyers: What You Need To Know To Protect Your Clients In The Digital Age

This presentation and moderated panel discussion is about the importance of artificial intelligence in law. This introductory webinar explores the basics of AI, contextualizes related definitions as they pertain to the law, and discusses the impact of AI on marginalized communities. After conducting a brief survey of concerns AI raises, we engage in a panel conversation with leading attorneys working at the forefront of AI and law. At the end of the webinar, attendees will leave with a better understanding of how to protect clients’ information and interests as the digital age progresses.

Joint Sponsor:  ABA Task Force on Law and Artificial Intelligence
Co-Sponsors: ABA Center for Public Interest Law, ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities, ABA Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, ABA Criminal Justice Section, ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law, ABA Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division, ABA Section of State and Local Government Law

The content of this program does not meet requirements for continuing legal education (CLE) accreditation. You will not receive CLE credit for watching.


  •  Alan J. Butler – Executive Director and President, Electronic Privacy and Information Center; Co-Chair, Privacy and Information Protection Committee, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice
  •  Michele Estrin Gilman – Venable Professor of Law and Director, Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic, University of Baltimore School of Law; Author, Expanding Civil Rights to Combat Digital Discrimination on the Basis of Poverty
  • Masheika Allgood – Founder, AllAI Consulting, LLC


  • Rubin Roy – Co-Founder & Co-Director of The Medicine, Equity, and Technology Initiative; Member, AI & Economic Justice Project, ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice


The AI Lawyer is Here (Feb. 2024)

AI & the Law… & what it means for legal education & lawyers | Georgetown Law

Screened & Scored in the District of Columbia, November 2022 | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Complaint to the Federal Trade Commission re: Pondera | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Outsourced and Automated report on State AI Procurement | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Generating Harms report on the risks posed by Generative AI | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

What U.S. Regulators can Learn from the EU AI Act | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

EPIC to Attorney General: Improve Oversight of Federal Funding for Predictive Law Enforcement Tools | Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC)

Past Imperfect: How Credit Scores and Other Analytics “Bake In” and Perpetuate Past Discrimination | National Consumer Law Center

Democratizing AI: Principles for Meaningful Public Participation | Michele Gilman, Data & Society

AI-Detectors Biased Against Non-Native English Writers | Stanford University, Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence

Dutch scandal serves as a warning for Europe over risks of using algorithms | POLITICO

States Increasingly Turn to Machine Learning and Algorithms to Detect Fraud | U.S. News & World Report L.P.

Facial recognition technology jailed a man for days. His lawsuit joins others from Black plaintiffs | The Associated Press

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