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Press Release | ILTA Appoints Catherine Monte to the Board of Directors

By ILTA News posted 10-16-2023 09:02

  
(Chicago, IL) October 11, 2023 – The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) announced on August 24 its newly seated Board of Directors. On September 10, Chris Hunt stepped down as ILTA board secretary to begin his new role with the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) as Senior Director of Administration. With this change, the board secretary will be Kara Portwood, Director of Innovation, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis, MO, USA. On September 22, Catherine Monte, Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer at Fox Rothschild, LLP, was appointed board member Director at Large; her term will conclude on August 14, 2025. Catherine has previously served on the board from 2017-2019. 
 

The ILTA Board of Directors will be as follows: 

 
President
Tony McKenna, Director of Information Technology, Howard Kennedy LLP, London, England, United Kingdom, Second Consecutive Term 
 
Executive Vice President 
Julie Brown, Director of Practice Technology, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, Columbus, Ohio, USA, First Term 
 
Secretary 
Kara Portwood, Director of Innovation, Armstrong Teasdale LLP, St. Louis, MO, USA, Third Consecutive Term 
 
Treasurer 
Paul Wittekind, Director of Knowledge and Legal Process Solutions, Porzio, Bromberg & Newman PC, Morristown, New Jersey, USA, First Term 
 
Director at Large 
Gary Berger, Director of Information Security, Ogletree Deakins, Greenville, South Carolina, USA, First Term 
 
Director at Large 
Jason Dirkx, Director, Practice Innovation and Technology Solutions, Paul Hastings, Chicago, Illinois, USA, First Term 
 
Director at Large 
Catherine Monte, Chief Knowledge and Innovation Officer at Fox Rothschild, LLP, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, United States, First Term (of potential consecutive service); second term overall. 
Please join ILTA CEO, Joy Heath Rush, and the ILTA community in welcoming Catherine Monte to the ILTA Board of Directors, Kara Portwood as board Secretary, and Chris Hunt to the ILTA staff. 
 
 
 
ABOUT ILTA 
The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) serves the professional needs of more than 25,000 international legal technology professionals and their organizations. Since its founding in 1980, the association’s focus is to achieve results for our membership and the legal technology profession at large. Much of the value we provide as an association occurs through the coordinated efforts with our global volunteer membership teams. 
 
 
CONTACT 
Dawn Hudgins, Senior Vice President of Service Delivery 
International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) 
press@iltanet.org 
336.430.3549  
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