Standards Review Committee


Description: This committee is responsible for the maintenance and  interpretation of the Uniform Process Based Management System (UPBMS) Code  Set. For more information on the UPBMS,  click here. Specifically,  the committee will:

  1. Coordinate the solicitation of public comments  regarding the UPBMS.
  2. Review and consider feedback on UPBMS.
  3. Modify the UPBMS, following guidelines  established under the ALA’s Standards Setting Procedures.
  4. Provide interpretations of the UPBMS, based on  committee consensus.
  5. Support and promote the implementation of the  UPBMS across the industry.

Committee Size: Up to 7

Term: 3 years (inaugural terms will  vary to created staggered term schedule)

Eligibility: Membership  on the committee is open to anyone in the legal management community with a  stake or interest in the development of industry standards, including  representatives from law firms, corporate legal departments, legal management  consultants, and business partners. Knowledge of or experience with standards  setting is helpful, but not required.

In-Person Meetings  & Expectations: The committee will meet at least twice each year. One meeting will be a face-to-face meeting in  conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference & Expo. The second meeting (and  any others that may be called) may be conducted via conference calls or other  electronic media as appropriate.

Call for Volunteers: Summer

Selections Made: Fall

ALA Headquarters Liaison: Oliver Yandle, JD

Committee Plan of Work - 2018

Current members