As an attorney, you need to keep up with anything that impacts your profession. Rule 1.1 (Comment 8) of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct states that you “should keep abreast of changes in the law and its practice, including the benefits and risks associated with relevant technology” (my emphasis) in order to maintain your professional competency.
Legal research is part of all that. And it’s going to change during the next decade. This article will explore some possible scenarios for the future.