In defence of lawyers that aren't legal tech-ing

There are some great legal tech products currently on the market. But lawyers aren’t exactly hammering down the gates demanding to buy. Is it because all lawyers are luddites that can’t see the self-obvious benefits of doing things better? Do they really have no time or money to consider their options? Are lawyers the last bastion firmly holding the line against the Robot Apocalypse? I am increasingly beginning to suspect that it may just be a case of “too much, too soon”. Legal tech is off running while lawyers are still learning to walk in our techno-revolutionary age. Legal tech may well be an easier sell if targeted at solving immediate, day-to-day issues facing lawyers, rather than promising to fundamentally change the way legal services are provided and consumed.

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