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The Best Blockchain Use Case for Lawyers—Permanent Verification

Nov. 20, 2019, 11:51 AM

Blockchain has a use in the legal world that’s valuable but possibly overlooked: it can permanently verify documents and prevent them from being forged or altered—reducing fraud, copyright violations, and more, according to the CEO of a software company that provides automation apps to law firms.

Verification Needed: Traditional document verification methods rely almost exclusively on the slow, costly, and insecure use of third party verifiers, according to Holly Urban, CEP of Effortless Legal LLC. But blockchain, which has also been touted in the legal sphere as useful for smart contracts or financial transactions involving cryptocurrency, could render those...

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