Elevate Services, Inc.
Warren E. Agin is Elevate Services’ Managing Director for Digital Strategy and Solutions. Previously he was part of Elevate’s LexPredict group, which provides uniquely qualified services in legal analytics, legal data science and training, risk management, and legal data strategy consulting. Mr. Agin also founded and currently chairs the ABA’s Legal Analytics Committee, which helps business lawyers understand how to use artificial intelligence and other analytic techniques. A practicing lawyer for almost thirty years, Mr. Agin has taught legal analytics as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School and serves on the Governing Council for the ABA’s Center for Innovation.
Mr. Agin authored the books Bankruptcy and Secured Lending in Cyberspace, 3rd Ed. (West, 2007)(the first book to discuss the use of technology in consumer bankruptcy practice), and the Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Deskbook (ABA, 2016), and has frequently lectured on using machine learning and data in legal practice for groups such as the American Bar Association, the National Conference of Lawyers and CPAs, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Thomson Publishing, and the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques.
With France banning the use of judicial analytics this new-ish tool is under the spotlight. Understanding the growth, use, and possible impacts of forecasting in evaluating cases or judicial forums is a must have for litigators moving forward.