Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome to the LMA Volunteer Leaders Resource Page presented by the Talent Development Committee (TDC). This page is designed to provide information and resources to both current and new LMA volunteers at every stage of their “LMA Leadership Journey.”

2023 Open Volunteer Opportunities - Apply by December 2

Interested in leading or serving on an LMA Committee for 2023? Complete the Pipeline to Volunteer Leadership online form by December 2, 2022. Already a volunteer and want to continue in 2023? Please also complete the form for our 2023 volunteers.  Below is a list of all LMA committee, task forces and working groups; view all committee descriptions HERE.
* Committees with current open volunteer positions.

  • Advocacy Committee*
  • Annual Conference Advisory Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee*
  • Education Advisory Council*
  • Finance Committee
  • Member Engagement Committee*
  • Nominating Committee
  • Recognition Program: Hall of Fame
  • Regional Leaders Committee
  • Shared Interest Group Leaders
  • Strategies & Voices Editorial Board*
  • Talent Development Committee*
  • Well-Being Committee*

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View the Committees and Leadership

International Board

The 2022 LMA International Nominating Committee is pleased to present the 2023 LMA International Board of Directors. These highly qualified candidates are dedicated to the advancement of LMA and pledge to expend significant energy toward that end. The slate was ratified on Friday, September 2, 2022.

2023 International Board

Announcing the 2023 International Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce LMA's 2023 International Board of Directors. The slate of candidates was ratified on September 2, 2022, and the newly elected and continuing officers and directors will begin their terms on January 1, 2023.

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Get to know LMA's leaders

Get to Know Our Leaders

LMA's strategic plan is carried out through our committees, SIGs and task forces. Each committee, SIG or task force has co-chairs that usually serve a two-year term. Any LMA member is eligible to serve on a committee. 

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LMA Pipeline to Volunteer Leadership

As a jumping off point for your LMA Volunteer Leadership or to move to the next level, the first step is the Pipeline to Volunteer Leadership. The Pipeline is LMA’s centralized effort to create a database of each volunteer leader’s interest, experience and demographics. The International, Regional and Local nominating committees all utilize the Pipeline throughout the year.

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Benefits of Becoming an LMA Volunteer Leader

What's in It for Me?

LMA believes that volunteer leadership should provide valuable personal and professional experiences for its members. The organization is dedicated to providing leadership, management, technical and tactical opportunities and professional development that can be utilized in each member’s career and beyond. Here is a list of the many volunteer benefits.

Looking for more insight into how you can strengthen your leadership skills? These webinars and resources can help:

Area of Focus Icon   Body of Knowledge Domain   International and Regional Positions

What's in it for me?

  • Am I too junior?

    You are never to junior to volunteer with LMA! There are several ways you can volunteer that allow you to find the right fit, no matter how junior or senior.

  • Am I too senior?

    Your knowledge of legal marketing and the years of experience you can bring to LMA is vital. No matter your experience level, there is a role for you as a volunteer with LMA.

  • What is the time commitment?

    The time commitment is dependent on the type of volunteer role you decide to take. You should expect to dedicate anywhere from a few hours per\ week to a few hours per month to LMA activities Although, the time committee can vary throughout the year.

  • Is it okay that I work remotely?

    Yes! Volunteerism can happen right at home.

  • I like to network in person. What's the best role with that in mind?

    LMA offers a variety of in-person events throughout the year!  Our programming committees work together to create various events ranging from Fun Member Socials to Multi-day Conferences. You can help with welcoming guests, developing programs, pre-event communication, and more!    

  • I'm new to LMA. Is that okay?

    Absolutely – We need you!  We love to get new Members involved and sincerely appreciate their fresh perspectives   For Board roles, LMA has various requirements, but we have other ways you can help before you hit your membership and leadership milestones.  The first step is to fill out the LMA Volunteer Pipeline to Leadership. 

  • I'm a current volunteer. What are my next steps?

    Filling out the LMA Volunteer Pipeline to Leadership is your first step! This will connect you with your Regional LMA leadership, and they can keep you informed of volunteer opportunities as they become available.  

Why I Volunteer...

Pipeline to Leadership

Volunteer Leadership Journey Map

LMA is working on new ways to help current volunteers understand how they can advance their volunteer leadership and help new volunteers understand all the ways to get involved. The organization is working on the LMA Leadership Journey Map to fully detail all of the amazing opportunities available and aid all of us in our volunteer advancement. More information coming sooon!

Calendar of Events

Volunteer Leadership Training and Development Resources

Resources for LMA leaders

On the Rise: LMA Leadership Training

Are you interested in hearing more about how others view your work and your contribution? Learn the key methods for both giving and receiving feedback in this 45-minute program.

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Leading with DEI

Leading With DEI

Join our esteemed panel of legal marketing and diversity professionals for an interactive dialogue on their experiences, obstacles, successes, and priorities related to DEI. 

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Strategies for Effective Volunteer Engagement

Strategies for Effective Volunteer Engagement

This webinar is focused on empowering the volunteer leaders of LMA at all levels with best practices of volunteer engagement, through perspectives from successful executives in highly respected non-profit organizations who rely on volunteers to further their organizations’ missions. 

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Mentor-Mentee Programs

As part of our training and development commitment, the TDC produces two engaging mentor-mentee programs at the LMA International Conference.

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Explore other LMA mentorship programs: 

Additional LMA Volunteer Leader Resources

We Want to Hear from You!

Let the TDC know what you think about improving the LMA Volunteer Leadership Journey. Reach out to the TDC co-chairs by email. Contact info can be found here