Keesal, Young & Logan is proud to report that the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) has recognized the firm with a 2011 Distinguished Peer Award for outstanding achievements in the category “User Support Services Champion.”  ILTA’s Distinguished Peer Award program recognizes premiership and provides a forum for peer-nominated, peer-judged innovations in technology.  This was the second year of the annual awards program, and ILTA was pleased with the number and diversity of nominees across several categories.

Keesal, Young & Logan’s “KYL Keeps You Learning” project was singled out as unique for the program’s ongoing commitment from the firm’s Partners, outstanding peer-to-peer support and participation from the staff, and the successful incubation of a community of experts, expanding and recognizing technology expertise beyond the core IT and Litigation Support professionals.  The firm’s unique approach to fostering a culture of learning and technological advancement has been featured in American Lawyer Media’s Law Journal Newsletters and on

For over three decades, ILTA members have faced challenges in their law firms and law departments, and they’ve shared their struggles and successes along the way. ILTA’s Distinguished Peer Awards program honors the achievements of those ILTA members who are making technology work for the legal profession. The program recognizes those who have delivered great business value and transformational impact through their innovations and implementations, or have been champions in specific areas of focus for their organizations.

Recipients were presented their awards during the inaugural award ceremony on Aug. 25, in conjunction with ILTA’s annual educational conference, ILTA 2011, held in Nashville, Tenn.

“On behalf of ILTA, I’d like to congratulate this year’s Distinguished Peer Award winners,” said Randi Mayes, executive director of ILTA. “We are proud to recognize exceptional technology projects and the champions of those projects, and I applaud and celebrate our winners for sharing their successes.”

For more information about the Distinguished Peer Award program, please click here.

About KYL

Keesal, Young & Logan is a full-service business law firm with five offices located in Long Beach, San Francisco, Seattle, Anchorage and Hong Kong.  The firm’s reputation has been forged through creative strategies, thorough preparation and planning and strong advocacy in the courtroom.

KYL’s unique approach to information management has been featured in numerous periodicals, including Fast Company, PC Week, Internet Computing, Computer World, Law Office Computing and Packet Magazine, as well as appearing on “The World Business Review” on CNN and PBS.  In 2003, KYL was the only law firm named to the InfoWorld 100 for their innovative use of wireless technologies.  To learn more about KYL’s approach to technology, visit

About ILTA

Providing technology solutions to law firms and legal departments gets more complex every day. Connecting with your peers to exchange ideas with those who have “been there done that” has never been more valuable. For over three decades, ILTA has led the way in sharing knowledge and experience for those faced with challenges in their firms and legal departments.

ILTA’s international membership comprises firms of all sizes and all areas of practice, each sharing a common need to have access to the latest information about products and support services that impact the legal profession worldwide. With more than 1,300 entities and 14,000 individuals in membership, there’s a wealth of knowledge and experience to share. For more information about ILTA, visit