Christina Speakman, director of legal operations at JDA Software Inc. in Scottsdale, Arizona, said she took part in the “Spring 2019 Corporate Legal Operations” survey and considers herself part of the “early stage” group.

I’d say we are at the front of the bell curve of those moving into using artificial intelligence.

Christina Speakman, Director of Legal Operations at JDA Software Inc.

“Legal departments are often resistant to change,” she said, “and to accepting how automation can bring value to their position and team.”