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LegalSEC Steering Committee (2019)

Signup Deadline: 09-30-2018
Starts: 11-01-2018
Ends: 09-30-2019
Location: Online Opportunity


The LegalSEC Steering Committee is responsible for outlining the goals of the LegalSEC initiative and identifying deliverables.

The LegalSEC Mission statement:  
Our Goals:

  • Provide the legal community with guidelines for risk-based information security programs that are achievable, measurable and mature.
  • Promote information security in the legal community through education and knowledge-sharing.
  • Foster collaboration and coordination within the legal community and with security groups to promote joint cyber defense opportunities.

Our Approach:

  • Leverage the most mature standards and frameworks (such as ISO 27000 series standards and the NIST framework).
  • Provide programming and resources to accelerate the implementation and maturation of security initiatives.
  • Cultivate opportunities to work together and with industry groups in the assessment, prevention, detection and mitigation of risks.
  • Explore opportunities to support emerging standards, frameworks and compliance regulations.

Steering Committee Members serve a one-year term, renewable at the end of the term at ILTACON. There is no limit as to the number of years you can serve as a Steering Committee Member.

Steering Committee Members do not receive compensation for their services but may be reimbursed for expenses.



  • Attend monthly steering committee teleconferences
  • Attend steering committee meeting at LegalSEC Summit
  • Attend LegalSEC Summit
  • Attend special or ad hoc meetings as needed (if possible)
Special Projects

  • Serve as lead on deliverables as determined by the steering committee
  • Draft project plan for deliverables, outlining goals, planning phases and deadlines
  • Provide status updates on monthly Steering Committee calls
  • Accountable for meeting deadlines on assigned deliverables
  • Meet deadlines on assigned deliverable
Required Qualifications

  • Work at an ILTA member entity
  • At least two years of experience working in legal technology
  • Interest in attending ILTA's annual conference
  • Experience as a conference speaker, regular discussion forum (e-group) contributor or other ILTA involvement
  • Advanced knowledge of technologies related to LegalSEC areas of focus
  • Willingness to commit the time required (5 hours per month for 12 months)
  • Willingness to work to achieve the LegalSEC goals
  • Willingness to accept direction from the LegalSEC Advisory Board and ILTA staff as required
  • Willingness to serve as an ambassador for the organization, always reflecting ILTA's core values
  • Willingness to abide by ILTA's Conflict of Interest Policy
Required Skills

  • Organization
  • Prioritization of workload to meet deadlines
  • Communication at all levels
  • Teamwork 


System Qualifications:


Volunteers Needed:

12 (12 open slots)

Experience Required:

7 - 10 Years Industry Experience




Susan McClellan