AI Technology and the Future of the Legal Field: A Discussion with Dean Andrew Perlman, Dean of Suffolk University Law School
This program will explain why generative AI is likely to transform the delivery of legal services in the years ahead. By demonstrating illustrative use cases and explaining why the latest technology is part of longstanding trend towards greater automation, the program will help lawyers understand the significance of recent developments in historical context. The program also will offer practical tips for incorporating generative AI and how to do so in a way that complies with the relevant rules of professional conduct.
Andrew Perlman is the dean of Suffolk University Law School and a nationally recognized voice on the future of legal education and law practice. In 2024, National Jurist named him as one of the top-20 most influential people in legal education.
Among other leadership roles, he has served as the chief reporter of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Ethics 20/20, the vice chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, and the inaugural chair of the ABA Center for Innovation. He is currently serving as a member of the advisory committee for the ABA Task Force on the Law and Artificial Intelligence. His service also has focused on national and local regulatory reform efforts, ranging from police practices and access to justice to developing alternate paths to law school and bar admission.
Dean Perlman has served as a presenter or panelist at more than 100 academic, judicial, and other professional programs in more than 20 U.S. jurisdictions, three continents, and six countries.
Prior to entering academia, he clerked for a federal district court judge in Chicago and practiced as a litigator there. He is an honors graduate of Yale College and Harvard Law School, and he received his LL.M from Columbia Law School.
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- Networking, cocktails, and appetizers
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- Program begins
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