Why is ILTA a success?
Many things tell us that ILTA is a successful organization, including an ever-growing membership base; increasingly bigger and better annual conferences; more meetings, webinars and other peer networking opportunities; a greater number of white papers and surveys each year and more volunteer authors -- and let us not overlook our amazingly solid financial underpinning, especially noteworthy considering these rough-and-tumble economic times.

What makes ILTA so successful?
Is it great people? Hard work? Unique benefits and services? Luck, maybe? Well yes, all these things, but it's something else, too -- something that's harder to quantify and yet more important to recognize: our Core Values. Simply put, these are the beliefs and behaviors that inform everything we are and do as an organization, both among ourselves and to the outside world.

In the hustle and bustle of our work with ILTA, we think it's important to stop occasionally and review these values, reflect on them, renew our dedication to them. For if each of us does this, it's as certain as almost anything can be that the success we've enjoyed in the past will continue into the future.

Core Values:

  • Maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession
  • Provide quality, independent, unbiased and accurate information to our members about technology and the practice of law
  • Provide quality educational opportunities
  • Act as a vehicle for meaningful peer networking
  • Respect our colleagues
  • Commit to the highest standard of professionalism
  • Maintain a financially sound organization that provides full value for the members’ investments
  • Maintain vendor independence
  • Develop strategic relationships with vendors that underscore member advocacy
  • Provide opportunities to celebrate volunteers and maximize their value to foster a trusted resource community
  • Recognize that ILTA is a volunteer-governed organization managed by a professional staff

    The perfect way to conclude this message is to remind you of our Statement of Purpose. You see it in a lot of places -- on our website and in Peer to Peer, for example -- but like our Core Values, it bears repeating, often:

    ILTA is the premier peer networking organization, providing information to members to maximize the value of technology in support of the legal profession.

    ILTA is governed by a seven-member board of directors. The current directors are: 

    Robert DuboisEmail
    IT Director
    Devine, Millimet & Branch, P.A.
    111 Amherst Street
    Manchester, NH 03101
    (603) 695-8709
    Executive Vice President
    Michele GossmeyerEmail
    Information Management Director, UKMEA, US and Asia Pacific Regions
    Dentons US LLP
    233 South Wacker Drive
    14th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
    (312) 876-8180


    Steve SkidmoreEmail
    IT Director
    Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP
    220 E. 42nd Street, 13th Floor
    New York, NY 10017
    (212) 916-0997


    Janet DayEmail
    IT Director
    Berwin Leighton Paisner
    Adelaide House, London Bridge
    London EC4R 9HA
    United Kingdom
    +44 (02077) 6047 92

    Regional Vice President Liaison
    Kate CainEmail
    Director of Market Intelligence
    Sidley Austin LLP
    One South Dearborn
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (312) 456-8715

    Peer Group Vice President Liaison

    Meredith L. Williams Esq., JDEmail
    Chief Knowledge Management Officer
    Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz
    165 Madison Avenue, Suite 2000
    Memphis, TN 38103
    (901) 577-2353

    Conference Liaison

    Shirley CrowEmail
    Chief Information Officer
    Farella Braun + Martel LLP
    Russ Building
    235 Montgomery
    San Francisco, CA 94104
    (415) 954-4986

    For a listing of ILTA staff employees, visit the Contact Us page.