The Task Force on Access Through Innovation of Legal Services is charged with identifying possible regulatory changes to enhance the delivery of, and access to, legal services through the use of technology, including artificial intelligence and online legal service delivery models.
The State Bar's Board of Trustees directed formation of the Task Force at its meeting on July 20, 2018.
This followed consideration of the Legal Market Landscape Report commissioned by the State Bar in early 2018. From the report:
A task force report setting forth recommendations was due to be submitted to the Board of Trustees no later than December 31, 2019, and, by Board action taken on November 14, 2019, the report submission deadline has been extended to March 31, 2020.
The task force will: