Register now for 2017 Professional Development Conference: Unique Perspectives in Law & Librarianship

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By , February 2, 2017 9:27 am

On March 24, 2017, LLOPS is putting on our annual Professional Development Conference. This year’s conference will explore themes of effective communication from the unique perspectives of a new librarian who presents data to the masses, legal educators who collaborate with legal professionals in Afghanistan, and an expert on human-computer interaction and design.

The conference will be held from 12:30 to 5:00 at Foster Pepper, PLLC. There will be a refreshment hour from 5:00 to 6:00.

More information about the conference can be found in the LLOPS PDC 2017 Flyer.

To register, visit our Wild Apricot site and click on the “Upcoming Events.”

We have limited availability for this conference, and registration will close on March 17 so get your seat now!


2017 Sponsors:


September LLOPS Meeting

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By , September 4, 2015 10:02 am

Join us for a Brown Bag Lunch on Wednesday, September 23rd from 12-1pm to hear about Mary Thurston talk about her recent experience as an intern at the U.S. Library of Congress in Washington, DC.

Perkins Coie LLP
1201 Third Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101
Conference Room 4922


August LLOPS Meeting

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By , August 14, 2015 10:59 am

Mark your calendars for the next LLOPS meeting on Wednesday, August 26th at 12 noon. In this meeting we will share all the latest developments, news and experiences from AALL and SLA’s annual conferences.

Please join us!

K&L Gates, 925 Fourth Avenue, Suite 2900, Seattle, WA 98104, Conference Room 10
Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 12 noon – 1 pm


LLOPS 25th Anniversary Party!

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By , June 1, 2015 12:17 pm

LLOPS is celebrating 25 years so we’re throwing a party! Come join us on Thursday, June 18th from 4:30-6pm at Stokes Lawrence (1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000).

Beer, wine and soda graciously donated by Stokes Lawrence and yummy appetizers provided by LLOPS.

Please RSVP by logging on to your Wild Apricot account.

Why Thursday, June 18th? It’s 25 years to the day that AALL sanctioned LLOPS. Read a congratulatory letter  to LLOPS from AALL President Holly Riccio.


Professional Development Workshop – Save the Date!

By , December 4, 2014 10:37 am

Professional Development Workshop
Friday, March 13th 12-5pm
Downtown Seattle

The LLOPS Professional Development Committee has been hard at work and we’re planning a half-day program for March 13, 2015 titled Search and Connect: Librarian Essentials for Success. We have two great speakers lined up, Dan Russell of Google and public speaking coach Bryan Rutberg, so mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.

Registration Costs:

Individual & Associate Members: $60
Student, Retired & Lifetime Members: $50
Non-Members: $75

Online registration will be available in mid-January via the Wild Apricot site! Click here

December 11th – LLOPS Holiday Party (members only)

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By , December 4, 2014 10:19 am

LLOPS Holiday Party – members only!
Thursday, December 11th 5-8pm
Tulio’s (1100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101)

The LLOPS Holiday Party will be Thursday, December 11th from 5-8pm at Tulio’s. This is a members-only event! You are welcome to bring a non-member guest. Current LLOPS members click here to RSVP via the Wild Apricot membership management site.

LLOPS will once again by collecting gift cards for Fisher House at the Holiday Party. Fisher House of Puget Sound is a local nonprofit that provides a “home away from home” for families of Veterans receiving care at VA Puget Sound Health Care System and families of active duty personnel who have loved ones in other area facilities. If you’d like to donate to Fisher House, please bring a $5 or $10 gift card (or more!) from grocery retailers such as Safeway, QFC, Fred Meyer or Target. For more information, visit

LLOPS would like to thank Heather Heen and Thomson Reuters for assistance in sponsoring this event.

August Program

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By , August 19, 2013 10:30 am

Close Out Summer with LLOPS!

Wednesday, August 28th from Noon – 1:00 pm
Lane Powell
1420 5th Avenue, Suite 4200

Come and hear what the AALL/LLOPS LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS COMMITTEE did on their “Summer Vacation”
– Share your AALL conference experience
– Get ready for LLOPS fall programs

June Meeting – Birthday Party and New Officer Installation

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By , June 18, 2013 8:57 am
Let them eat cake

Photo: LLOPS

LLOPS is throwing its annual Birthday Party and New Officer Installation Party on Wednesday, June 26th from 12-1pm at Keller Rohrback (1201 3rd Avenue, Suite 3200). Come join us for cake and refreshments. Committee chairs will be presenting their annual reports and we will welcome next year’s Board of Directors.

Happy Hour Thursday!

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By , June 18, 2013 8:54 am

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Please join us at Pike Pub (1415 1st Avenue) this Thursday June 20th at 4:30ish for LLOPS Happy Hour. You buy your drinks (plus tax and tip). LLOPS pays for the noshes. Members only, please.  Not a LLOPS member? Click here to find out how to join!

LLOPS Executive Board Meeting Minutes 5/22/2014

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By , June 10, 2013 3:23 pm

Attendees: Kim Ositis (President), Jennifer Hill (Past President), Philippe Cloutier (Vice President/President Elect), Laurel Evans (Treasurer), Bret Masterson (Secretary).

Location: via phone

Time: The meeting was called to order by President Kim Ositis at 10:02 a.m.

The following items were discussed:

1. 2013-14 Budget

The Board discussed a request from the Grants Committee to allocation an additional $200 to its budget for the fiscal year, thus increasing its allotment to $1700 for 2013-14. The amendment to the budget was approved by consensus.

2. Other Business

The Board agreed to schedule a board meeting for Friday June 6, 11:30 a.m, at Lane Powell.

Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 10:10 a.m.

Respectfully submitted by Bret Masterson, Secretary.

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