January 2020

Travis Thompson joins panel on “The Ethical Challenges Posed by the Use of Predictive Case Analytics in Tax” at the ABA Tax Mid-Year Meeting


Boca Raton, FL
February 1, 2020

The use of predictive case analytics software has dramatically increased in the worlds of tax and accounting in the last couple of years.  This powerful artificial intelligence tool can accurately predict court outcomes and enable users to find relevant cases and court opinions faster than ever before.  While the utility of this transformative technology may be evident, tax practitioners should be cautious of the challenges related to the use of this futuristic software.

The panel will discuss the ethical and practical challenges related to the use of predictive case analytics software and what tax practitioners should be aware of when they represent clients in the future.


  • Travis Thompson, Sideman & Bancroft LLP, San Francisco, CA
  • Abdi Aidid,BlueJ Legal, Toronto, ON
  • Robert Kovacev, Norton Rose Fulbright, Washington, DC
  • Lisa Nelson, The Law Offices of A. Lavar Taylor, Santa Ana, CA