OpenAI’s ChatGPT platform has taken the world by storm and the legal industry is no exception. While some are feeling breathless at its arrival, others have already integrated the AI technology into the products they provide.

Many in the legal industry are already considering how these AI-powered tools can improve and accelerate contract management processes, but few have raised the very real ethical concerns that ChatGPT presents to attorneys. Based on OpenAI’s Terms of Use and FAQ for its ChatGPT solution, attorneys that use the AI technology when providing legal services to clients are at risk of ethical violations according to the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct.

The Model Rules vs. How ChatGPT Uses Your Inputs