US & Canada

Info about the US (and Canada?) here

General Regional Info

What does the team do, are they organised into subcommittees?  What is happening in the region that might be relevant?  Useful links?

House Style (Standard Styles – or other?)

Who are the precedent providers (if any) and key suppliers relating to documents and the ecosystem

What are the court (or CPR) rules around documents?  Are the court going paper-less?  etc


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Events Info

Is it possible to show details of upcoming events specific to this region?

Meet the Team

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Judye Releford – KP Labs

About Judye

Judye Carter Releford brings more than 30 years of energy from various roles including document production, technology training, software implementation and consulting services.

She has served as an integral member of software development teams at TechLaw, Esquire Innovations and BigHand and as a document lifecycle evangelist for Litera Microsystems.  Judye enjoys contributing to industry thought leadership.  You’ll find her articles on document automation, process improvement and training published in LegalTech Newsletter, The Legal Secretary, ALA,, NALS, among others.

Judye is a business analyst for Keesal Propulsion Labs – a technology company that specializes in business and legal process automation.

Committee Roles

US, California Chapter

Committee member since October 2019

Sherry Kappel – Litera Microsystems

US Lead

About Sherry

US Lead

Sherry has more than 30 years’ experience in the design, implementation and change management surrounding content-authoring technologies. She has written and spoken widely to address the needs, goals and strategies of document-intensive businesses, and is an expert in Microsoft Office applications. She was recognized by ILTA as Innovative Consultant of the Year in 2014, and as Vendor Thought Leader in 2017. Sherry is a member of the Document Lifecycle Evangelist team at Litera Microsystems.

Committee Roles

US Lead

Committee member since October 2019

Tracy Kraft – Kraft Kennedy

About Tracy

Tracy Kraft is the Marketing Director of Kraft Kennedy, a technology consulting firm that specializes in legal IT. Tracy plans and oversees the implementation of the firm’s marketing and branding strategies. She is an expert in experiential marketing and manages the firm’s digital strategy along with its partner relations. Tracy has held this post for five years, where she has been able to contribute unique insight gained from serving in a variety of roles across the organization for over 15 years. She is an active participant in the International Refugee Assistance Program, the Hunts Point Alliance for Children, and the Wolf Conservation Center.

Committee Roles

US, New York Chapter

Committee member since October 2019

Contact Info

Who and how to contact

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