Kim A. Wismer

Chief Information Officer

wismer@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8450
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Kim Wismer oversees both Information Technology and Records Management. She manages all aspects of the firm’s technology and information governance system, including hardware and software components of the firm’s computer network that process data and telecommunications.

Ms. Wismer selects, develops, integrates, and supports all desktop hardware applications, oversees technical training, and manages information governance, including electronic and paper client records. She also manages the firm’s information security program across all systems to assure compliance with client-imposed security requirements. In addition, Ms. Wismer works with attorneys to identify and capitalize on opportunities to leverage technology to add efficiency, productivity, and value to client services.

Earlier in her career, Ms. Wismer held a number of information technology positions, including as a programmer for a government agency, technical trainer for Fortune 100 companies, network and applications manager for a variety of industries from waste management to law, and document management consultant for law firms.

The leading industry publications Legaltech News and The Recorder named Ms. Wismer their national Chief Information Officer of the Year for 2016. The honor is part of the Innovation Awards, which recognize innovative technology officers and attorneys who advance technology in the legal industry.


Professional Activities

Ms. Wismer is a frequent speaker for key industry organizations, including the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) and the Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA), addressing various topics involving information governance and document and data management. She is also a frequent contributor of articles for CIO Review magazine.

Board Memberships

La Salle University Computer Science Advisory Board

Recognition & Accomplishments

CIO of the Year for 2016, Legaltech News and The Recorder