What is CoCounsel?

An introduction to CoCounsel, the world's first AI legal assistant

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Written by Valerie McConnell
Updated over a week ago

CoCounsel, the world's first AI legal assistant, leverages groundbreaking machine learning technology to complete sophisticated legal tasks at superhuman speed. To do so, CoCounsel Core has specific, discrete capabilities, or what we call “skills.”

How do I work with CoCounsel?


Talk to CoCounsel like a human: The AI model underlying CoCounsel has advanced language generation and reading comprehension capabilities, enabling you to talk to CoCounsel like a human. Like a human, you can instruct CoCounsel to perform a wide range of legal tasks, including instructions to customize CoCounsel’s output to your needs and preferences.

Use CoCounsel to get your work done more efficiently: Because CoCounsel has advanced abilities to process and synthesize information, you can use it to perform higher-quality legal work in a much shorter time frame. You can use CoCounsel to perform a wide variety of common tasks for both litigation and transactional work.

Are there different versions of CoCounsel?


CoCounsel was released on March 1, 2023. Learn more about subscribing to CoCounsel: What subscriptions does Casetext offer?

What are CoCounsel's skills?


CoCounsel is capable of the assisting with substantive legal tasks.

Skill

Description

Release date

Version

Legal Research (with Casetext's legal content)

Search real laws to answer a legal question and receive a memo with citations to supporting authority.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel All-Access*

Search a Database

Search large datasets to answer a question and receive a memo with citations to supporting files.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core

CoCounsel All-Access*

Summarize

Summarize documents with varying levels of detail.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Review Documents

Review documents to answer specific questions or find specific information with citations to supporting files.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Extract Contract Data

Review contracts to answer specific questions or extract certain data or information with citations to supporting files.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Contract Policy Compliance

Analyze contracts for compliance with policies and receive suggested redlines.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Deposition Questions

Draft deposition topics and questions from a detailed description.

2023-03-01

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Market Check (beta)

Analyze a database of contracts or agreements for trending terms.

2023-06-01

CoCounsel All-Access* (Prior Chat)

Draft Correspondence

Draft emails and letters from a detailed description.

2023-09-15

CoCounsel Core CoCounsel All-Access*

Legal Research (skill is located in Westlaw Precision as AI-Assisted Research)

Search real laws to answer a legal question and receive a memo with citations to supporting authority in Westlaw Precision.

2023-11-15

CoCounsel Core (with separate Westlaw Precision subscription)

Timeline

Review documents to identify events and receive a dynamic list with citations to supporting files.

2023-11-15

CoCounsel Core

CoCounsel All-Access*

AI-Assisted Research

Search real laws to answer a legal question and receive a memo with citations to supporting authority from Westlaw Precision but appearing within CoCounsel Core.

2024-05-09

CoCounsel Core (but only with a separate subscription to Westlaw Precision in the US. The AI-Assisted Research skill may be available in other global regions soon.

Discovery Response
(beta participants)

Review discovery requests to receive initial objections.

2023-12-14

CoCounsel Core

CoCounsel All-Access*

Draft Discovery Response
(beta participants)

Draft requests for admission, requests for production, and interrogatories.

2024-04-18

CoCounsel Core

CoCounsel All-Access*

As a legal assistant, CoCounsel is intended to help attorneys complete tasks more efficiently, but it cannot be used to replace an attorney’s judgment. It is still up to attorneys to decide what to do with the information CoCounsel provides.

*New subscriptions to CoCounsel All-Access are no longer available, including renewals.


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