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The ChatGPT Lawyer: Opportunities and Risks of Generative AI for the Legal Profession

March 8, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) in cooperation with University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society is pleased to bring you The ChatGPT Lawyer, a free one-hour webinar discussing the impact of the newest generative AI, ChatGPT, in the legal field.

Since its release in November 2022, ChatGPT has become a phenomenon. Industries and sectors across the world are beginning to consider the impact of ChatGPT and others forms of generative AI.

This webinar will discuss the opportunities and risks posed by ChatGPT and generative AI in the justice system. Topics discussed will include:

  • what lawyers need to know about ChatGPT
  • how ChatGPT can be used in legal practice
  • ethical obligations to which lawyers must adhere
  • opportunities and risks for access to justice

Speakers include:

Nye Thomas – Executive Director, LCO

Ryan Fritsch – Counsel, LCO

Amy Salyzyn – Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

Colin Lachance – Jurisage, AltaML

Daniel W. Linna Jr. – Senior Lecturer and Director of Law and Technology Initiatives, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and McCormick School of Engineering

Event Details:

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 12:00 pm EST

Price: Free

Where: Virtual (registration is required)

Registration: Eventbrite

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For other inquiries, please contact:

Law Commission of Ontario

Twitter: @LCO_CDO
Tel: (416) 650-8406
Toll-free: 1 (866) 950-8406


March 8, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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