Category: Special Programs

LLOPS Holiday Party Reminder: December 7, 2016

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By , November 8, 2016 3:59 pm

The LLOPS Holiday Party will be Wednesday, December 7th from 5-8 p.m. at Perkins Coie LLP, 1201 Third Ave, Suite 4900. This is a members-only event but you are welcome to bring a non-member guest. Please RSVP by December 2nd.

This year LLOPS is collecting donations (checks or cash) for Legal Voice. Legal Voice “pursues justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through groundbreaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education.” Their work includes ending gender-based violence, ensuring access to health care, advancing economic justice, supporting all families, eradicating discrimination, and protecting reproductive freedom. Legal Voice envisions “a world where every woman and girl enjoys economic, social, and legal equality.” If you prefer, you can donate online.

May LLOPS Meeting: Wednesday, May 25th

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By , May 19, 2016 11:32 am
Save the date for the May LLOPS Meeting on Wednesday, May 25th at 12 noon. In this meeting we will have a special guest: AALL President Keith Ann Stiverson. President Stiverson will speak about her term as AALL president, the rebranding project and the future of the profession. She is happy to take questions (use the RSVP form, if you’d like to submit questions ahead of time).
Topic: AALL Visitor, President Keith Ann Stiverson
Date: May 25, 2016
Time: 12 noon – 1 pm
Event Type: Pizza lunch (provided by LLOPS)
Location: William K. Nakamura Courthouse

1010 5th Ave (6th Floor)

Seattle, WA 98104

RSVP Required Use this link to RSVP by 5/23 at 5pm

(building security needs a list of names for entrance)

Important notes:


  1. Be sure to bring a government issued driver’s license or identification card, in order to enter the courthouse.
  2. Do not bring liquids into the courthouse. Sarah Griffith has kindly offered to procure beverages. Empty bottles and mugs are okay, to be filled once inside the courthouse.


2015 LLOPS Holiday Party

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By , October 31, 2015 10:33 am

The LLOPS Holiday Party will be held on Wednesday, December 9th from 5-8pm at Tulio’s 1100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101.  This is a members-only event!  You are welcome to bring a non-member guest. Please RSVP at

Courthouse Dog “Speaks” at LLOPS Meeting

By , November 4, 2013 9:03 am

by Grace Feldman 

If you missed the LLOPS meeting last week, this blog post (and its embedded cuteness) may serve as consolation.

Molly B (a Courthouse Dog) with LLOPS member, Mary Whisner

Molly B (a Courthouse Dog) with LLOPS member, Mary Whisner

Foster Pepper hosted the meeting and invited Celeste Walsen, DVM and Ellen O’Neill-Stephens, JD of the Courthouse Dogs Foundation to speak to LLOPS members with their courthouse dog, Molly B.  Their presentation covered how Ellen O’Neill-Stephens came up with the Courthouse Dogs Foundation and its touching impact across the country and beyond!  The Courthouse Dogs Foundation was recently nominated for a HiiL ( Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law) Innovating Justice Award – winners will be announced next month!  If you’d like to learn more about the Courthouse Dogs Foundation, visit their Facebook page and check out their website for more information!

Molly B with Courthouse Dogs Foundation founder, Ellen O’Neill-Stephens

Molly B with Courthouse Dogs Foundation founder, Ellen O’Neill-Stephens

If you’re still dying for more Courthouse Dogs (and who wouldn’t be?), consider attending the 2013 International Courthouse Dogs Conference in Seattle on November 8!

November Special Meeting

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By , October 27, 2010 8:46 pm

Title: November Special Meeting
Description: Special meeting
Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2010-11-17
End Time: 13:00

LLOPS Turns 20!

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By , April 5, 2010 11:50 am

Last week, during our March meeting, many LLOPS members had the honor  of meeting our AALL President, Catherine Lemann. In addition to particpating in a panel discussion on disaster planning, Ms. Lemann also congratulated our chapter on its 20th anniversary. Happy Anniversary LLOPS!

Click on the photograph to view a larger version of our lovely Executive Board with AALL President Catherin Lemann.

Are You Giving it Away for Free?

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By , February 22, 2010 12:50 pm

Why do we willingly hand over $7 for a mocha chai grande latte, but then balk at the ever increasing price of stamps? Join us next Monday, March 1st, here at K&L Gates, to hear library consultant and professional speaker, Pat Wagner. Her program: “Good, Cheap and Fast or Perfect, Free and Instantly: Understanding the ‘Iron’ Triangle'” will explore the interplay between Time, Money and Quality. How do we communicate our value to our customers when our stock-in-trade, information, has no inherent monetary value?

For those of you who have not heard Pat Wagner speak before, you’re in for a real treat. She has worked as a library trainer and consultant since 1978, speaking at major library conferences such as ALA, AALL, and MLA. LLOPS members who have heard her speak, can attest that she is a highly entertaining and engaging speaker. We’re fortunate to have her here, as part of her 2010 Pacific Northwest speaking tour. 

Please email Barbara Swatt Engstrom by Wednesday, February 24th, if you would like to attend. The program runs from 3-4:00, followed by a social hour.

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