Ronald Menna, Jr. chaired the biennial Illinois State Bar Association’s Allerton Conference, “Technology and the Courts: Transforming the Delivery of Justice.” The conference took place from March 30 – April 1 in Champaign, Illinois.
Additionally, Ron moderated the keynote discussion after the presentation titled, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Courts – An Overview,” from Dr. Dory Reiling of the Amsterdam District Court (ret.) in the Netherlands. The discussion focused on the subject of using artificial intelligence to decide cases in court and the ethics of doing so.
Additionally, Ron co-authored an article with Harry Dubnick, Claims & Collections Lead Counsel at Commonwealth Edison Company, in the ISBA’s Civil Practice & Procedure Section’s Trial Briefs newsletter. The article provides an overview of the keynote presentation and outlines how artificial intelligence can be used in the administration of justice.
To read Ron’s article, click here.
The Allerton Conference provides an opportunity for invited lawyers, judges and law professors from around the state to discuss important post-Covid technological issues affecting civil procedure and litigation.
Ronald Menna, Jr.’s primary areas of practice are civil appeals, commercial litigation, and chancery actions, and he represents a wide variety of individuals and corporate clients, as well as banks, corporate fiduciaries, and individuals in guardianship proceedings. He has extensive trial experience in both State and Federal Courts and has successfully argued before the Illinois Appellate Court and the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.