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  • Writer's picturePeter Lamont, Esq.

AI-Powered Robot Lawyers Are Coming To Court

For the first time ever, a robot lawyer is set to appear in court on behalf of a defendant. Joshua Browder, CEO of DoNotPay, announced that his company's AI-based creation will be defending traffic tickets in a US court next month. This remarkable AI lawyer will run on a smartphone and listen to court arguments before formulating responses for the defendant. Through headphones, the AI lawyer will tell the defendant exactly what to say in real-time. Let’s take a closer look at this groundbreaking technology.

About DoNotPay

Donotpay is an AI-powered legal service aiming to simplify the process of accessing legal advice. It has a library of factsheets and advice documents, as well as free automated legal documents to help its users with any legal question. It offers personalized advice and the ability to connect with a real lawyer if needed. (The bottom line is that for most legal matters you will still need to have an attorney.)

The Technology Behind It All

DoNotPay’s robot lawyer uses natural language processing (NLP) and natural language understanding (NLU) techniques to process audio recordings of court arguments. NLP is used by machines to understand human language and interpret it accurately while NLU is used by machines to make meaning out of text or audio data received from humans. The company claims its AI-creation has successfully argued over 16,000 traffic tickets since 2016—all without human help!

AI-powered robots are becoming more prevalent in many industries. In addition to legal services, they are being used in automotive production lines and medical laboratories as well as retail stores and restaurants. By replacing low skilled jobs with robots, companies can reduce their costs significantly while optimizing their efficiency at the same time.

The bottom line is that for most legal matters you will still need to have an attorney.

What Does This Mean for Us?

This development represents an exciting new chapter for both lawyers and their clients alike. With AI-powered robots now available to represent defendants in court, legal cases could be resolved much faster than before since there would no longer be any need for lengthy negotiations between lawyers or lengthy court proceedings either—a huge plus for everyone involved! Furthermore, these robots could also help reduce errors and provide better results thanks to their ability to analyze large amounts of data quickly and accurately.

Finally, this technology will open up access to legal representation for those who wouldn't otherwise have it due to cost or other factors — something that can only benefit society as a whole!


According to a recent poll conducted by our law firm, most people have positive feelings towards the use of AI in the legal field. People view it as a way to streamline processes and ensure greater accuracy in the legal process. For the most part, people are open to using AI for document review and legal research but they may be more hesitant when it comes to allowing AI to make decisions about legal matters.


The arrival of an AI-powered “robot” lawyer is a game changer which has potential implications across all industries and not just legal services. It could potentially increase efficiency while reducing costs significantly by optimizing processes previously done manually by humans—and it can even open up access to legal representation for those who would not otherwise have been able afford it! Although we don't yet know how successful this particular AI lawyer will be when it appears in court next month, one thing remains certain; this technology marks an exciting new chapter in law!

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