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What types of problems can CoCounsel solve?
What types of problems can CoCounsel solve?

Learn how CoCounsel Skills can complete substantive legal tasks

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Written by Valerie McConnell
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You delegate a wide range of substantive tasks to CoCounsel, including conducting legal research, analyzing and summarizing large databases of documents, and more.

The following chart summarizes common types of problems that CoCounsel can solve and the specific CoCounsel application (or "skill") may be most helpful for that problem:

Problem

Solution

You have a ton of documents, and you need to find a document that addresses a particular topic or answers a particular question.

In other words, you’re looking for a needle in a haystack.

CoCounsel Core’s “Search a database” skill

You want to do a thorough, word-by-word review of a set of documents to answer a set of questions.

CoCounsel Core’s “Review documents” skill

You want to do a thorough, word-by-word review of a set of contracts to answer a set of questions.

CoCounsel Core’s “Extract Contract Data” skill

You want to receive a memo answering a legal research question.

CoCounsel Core’s “AI-Assisted Research” skill

You want someone to review a set of contracts to determine whether those contracts comply with a specific set of policies or guidelines

CoCounsel Core’s “Contract Policy Compliance” skill

You need help figuring out the types of questions to ask in a deposition.

CoCounsel Core’s “Prepare for a Deposition” skill

You have a long, complicated document, or a set of long, complicated documents, and want a summary of the relevant information.

CoCounsel Core’s “Summarize” skill

You need to prepare an email or letter, and want help drafting and refining the content.

CoCounsel Core’s "Draft Correspondence" skill

You need to read a file or many files word-for-word to get a timeline of every event mentioned.

CoCounsel Core’s "Timeline" skill

Please note that the problems summarized above are illustrative, not exhaustive; there is a lot you can do with your own AI legal assistant. For recommendations on how you can use CoCounsel to perform tasks that are not covered by specific applications or skills, please see the article entitled, “Can I perform tasks that are not covered by CoCounsel’s skills?”. Learn about CoCounsel Core's skills and which skill to use.

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