2015 LMA International Committees
Responsible for planning and programming the 2015 Annual Conference. Please visit lmaconference.com for up to date information.
Assists LMA's Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities with respect to: (i) the audit of LMA's books and records; and (ii) LMA's system of internal financial controls and procedures. LMA's external auditors shall maintain an open and transparent relationship with the Committee, and shall ultimately be accountable to LMA's Board of Directors and the Committee.
Serves as a formal platform to coordinate reciprocal communication between chapter leadership and the LMA international board. Chaired by an elected chapter president from the previous year, this committee participates in monthly conference calls for the purpose of being briefed on and providing input on organization initiatives, share chapter development best practices and nurture cross-chapter networks.
Education Advisory Council
The Education Advisory Council is a cross-section of the LMA membership, appointed on an annual basis, who will be guided by the LMA Education Director to strategize initiatives, guide best practices and serve as ambassadors. Advisory council members are visionaries, thought-leaders, strategizers, guides and ambassadors that come from LMA’s many constituencies. The EAC will play an integral role in the educational development and content, and ultimately, the value of the Legal Marketing Association.
Shared Interest Groups
Shared Interest Groups (SIGs) are communities of LMA members with common interests that join together to network, educate and share best practices. SIGs meet virtually and in person, whether by teleconference, webinar, Listserv, social media, and at the LMA Annual Conference.
Client Value SIG
Focuses on Pricing, Project Management and Process Improvement. This topic advances LMA's mission of providing thought leadership for the legal marketplace as it relates to the 4 P's of marketing: Promotion, Placement, Pricing and Product.
SIG Leader: Toby Brown
CMO/Senior Marketer SIGA forum for those in a first-chair role at a law firm to share ideas and discuss relevant topics.
Competitive/Market Intelligence SIG
Service Provider SIGA community of vendors and service providers to law firms and legal marketers.
Social Media SIGFor those who have an interest or primary role in using social media and online networking platforms to enhance marketing and business development efforts.
Small Firm/Solo Marketer SIG
Oversees the financial status and general solvency of the organization. They work with staff in the annual budgeting process, review and provide recommendations on budgeted and unbudgeted spending requests and develop and recommend long-range financial objectives for the association. When appropriate, the committee will work directly with International committees/task forces and chapters to provide financial guidance (i.e., tools, best practices, resources and an open forum).
Responsible for making recommendations to the Board and Executive Director on matters related to effective governance of the organization. Specific supporting tasks in this regard include:
In addition, the committee will assume the role and responsibility for the Nominations committee. As such, the committee will also be responsible for identifying future Association leaders and administering the Pathways to Leadership program. Supporting tasks in this regard include:
Collaborates with staff to establish programs for recruitment, renewal and retention of LMA members and initiatives designed to stimulate growth in all membership categories. Identifies and reviews ideas for new benefits and services for members. Provides support to LMA chapters and members at large in all of these areas.
Hall of Fame
Responsible for implementing and judging of annual Hall of Fame Award program.
Your Honor Awards
Rising Star Award
Strategies Journal Editorial Board
Determines, supervises and facilitates content of LMA's publication, Strategies — The Journal of Legal Marketing. The magazine is published 10 times per year. The Board also identifies opportunities for additional revenue and content distribution, and oversees the work of the managing editor.
Provides general oversight of the association’s technology needs. Includes the Website Redesign Task Force, currently scoped with recommending a plan and managing the execution of superficial website enhancements.
The LMA Think Tank Committee has responsibility for developing and distributing thought leadership on important topics that will impact the association and its members.