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Strategic Plan

Since the Strategic Plan was adopted in May 2003 and reviewed on an annual basis, the Board of Directors has been creating and implementing specific initiatives and projects to support its goals. These are being carried out by the Committees, Task Forces, and staff of the IADC. Strategic Plan efforts are documented in the quarterly newsletter of the IADC, the IADC Docket, through electronic communications such as the IADC News, and on the IADC website.

The major components of the IADC Strategic Plan are:

Mission Statement

The IADC dedicates itself to serving and benefiting our members, the legal profession, and the civil justice system by enhancing the development of skills, professionalism, diversity, and camaraderie in the practice of law. The organization's mission includes a commitment to ensuring equal opportunity in the legal profession and creating a pipeline of future leaders in the field that reflect the diversity of the communities and clients we serve.

Core Values

The IADC is committed to:

  • Developing and expanding the personal and professional relationships among our members
  • Respecting the rule of law and improving civil justice
  • Enhancing diversity and inclusion initiatives for the legal profession
  • Maintaining integrity and civility
  • Professional and business development

Vision Statement

To be recognized as the preeminent organization of lawyers providing litigation services and counsel to corporations and insurers throughout the world.

Strategic Goals

  • Enhance the prestige and diversity of membership; provide enhanced member benefits.
  • Improve business development opportunities for members.
  • Provide exceptional quality professional development opportunities.    
  • Increase IADC’s impact on positive reform of the civil justice system.
  • Strengthen community (personal and professional relationships) among membership.

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