The potential of IT tools to cut lawyers out of the equation (along with all other professionals if you believe some pundits, let alone sci-fi writers!) is a threat that has been hanging around for some time now, and there are certainly lots of areas now where IT does the work. So, some comfort or encouragement for all those slogging their way through Law School, or just struggling to get on the ladder, let alone move up it, from Casey Flaherty in Linkedin Pulse  today.