Chatbots go by many names: digital assistants, conversational interfaces or intelligent virtual assistants. Regardless of the official title, the underlying concept is the same: a human interacting with a machine using natural language to achieve a result. You have undoubtedly interacted with a chatbot. Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and CleverBot are commonly used in people’s daily lives. You are likely to interact with a chatbot on any website where you make a purchase or need basic customer support. Now, with the technology so widely available, chatbots are becoming a common feature on law firm websites.

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