You may not find it surprising, the very first robot lawyer did exist. In fact, the world needs more of it to ease the workload for the legal community. Of course, we are not in time for mass deployment for handling big legal cases yet. But they are capable of helping draft legal letters, what you need to do is to tell the chatbot interface what your problem is, whether it is appealing against a parking fine, it will handle the rest to construct the best legal language to use to craft you the legal letter.
It is more user friendly than everyone expected. Users can use their own words and it will match the words and use machine learning to find the legally correct way of saying it, that is exactly where most people want it to be.
You are not surprising lawyers using AI is the norm, it matters for how high tech you are or you are still in the old fashion school of thoughts. Smart people always know how to leverage it to solve problems and improve productivity. If now the robot can handle those small and routine tasks, we expect it to evolve to cope with bigger roles in the near future. In particular they are deal very efficiency to match cases and document in huge volume where human will take a long time to search and manual found them, under the robot it can be as far as blink second, so it matter for you to know and more important know how to use the new technology for solve the problem faster and effectively.
Lawyers using AI robots are a matter of nice to have, it is necessary to have, it helps improve the case handling speed and offloading senior lawyers to spend more time in quality case handling. If you are not yet use It to prepare and structure a case and search for any relevant legal precedents, and just stop at keyword search, it is time for you to relook into the modern practice. It is even capable of pulling together a chronology of the key events and providing detailed explanations on why it happens on what dates. Computer judge is something the industry and trend toward, get ready for it for good. Just imagine how helpful it will be for countries with a lot of backlogs of cases waiting to be processed and waiting for court decisions to be.