Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems

The Committee was created in 1997 as a successor to the Coordinating Commission on Legal Technology (CCOLT) and is comprised of representatives from a number of Association entities selected by the ABA President to provide guidance and oversight for the Association's technology initiatives.

SCOTIS Mission

The Standing Committee on Technology and Information Systems consists of eleven members with a stated interest and competence in technology and digital systems, who are each selected by the ABA President to provide guidance and oversight to the Association by interacting and exchanging ideas withAssociation senior staff responsible for the Association’s technology and related digital resources. Committee appointments are ideally made to represent a diversity of member types including a variety of legal practices, Association entity relationships, and personal diversity.

The Committee is responsible for:

  • providing member oversight for the Association's activities that utilize technology and digital resources, including but not limited to member oversight of the following Association staff departments: Information Systems, Email Management, and Digital Engagement;
  • reviewing and recommending changes to the plans and budgets of the Association's strategic technology, email marketing, and digital engagement functions;
  • providing member guidance for the implementation of structural improvements to the Association's technological and digital systems; and
  • establishing relationships with Association entities to further coordination and communication regarding Association technology efforts.

Leadership