Continuing legal education is on its last legs. Self-directed professional development will replace it. And generative AI will be the weapon of choice.
When I read your first couple of paragraphs, only one place came to mind: Alberta! When they first instituted their programme, I was impressed with their approach that lawyers should be trusted to identify which areas they would like to become better at. Thanks for writing about this Jordan.
Interesting! Though the two times I asked ChatGPT who I am, it once identified me as an international arbitration expert and the other time as a criminal defense expert, and apparently I've even won awards in both areas! So, I am wary. I do, however, fully concede that I was approaching the tool in thoroughly unsophisticated fashion.