Category: Committees

Save the Date for the LLOPS Holiday Party

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By , October 3, 2019 4:32 pm

Greetings!

The LLOPS Holiday Party will be held at Fado Irish Pub on Thursday, December 5th from 5-8pm.

Please save the date! An RSVP will be sent out later this month.

Thank you and we hope to see you there!

 Carly

AALL Emerging Leader Award 

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By , October 3, 2019 4:16 pm

AALL is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing excellence. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

Selection criteria

The nominee must:

  • be a member in good standing of AALL
  • have 10 or fewer years of law library experience
  • have made a significant contributions to the Association and/or the profession
  • have shown outstanding promise for continuing service and leadership (please provide specific examples of his/her continuing activities)
  • not have previously received an Emerging Leader Award

The nomination deadline is January 31st. Letters of recommendation can take some time to gather and holidays are approaching, so we encourage you to begin the process as soon as possible in order to meet the deadline.

More details on the award, including a link to the Nomination Form, can be found here: Emerging Leader Award (https://www.aallnet.org/community/recognition/awards-program/emerging-leader-award/)

2019 Professional Development Grants Awarded

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By , May 19, 2019 7:53 pm

Congratulations to the LLOPS grant recipients attending AALL and SLA 2019!  We look forward to their reports on the events and programming at the 2019 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference:  Capitalizing on Our Strengths.

AALL:

Crystal Alberthal, Serials & Research Services Librarian – University of Washington – $695

Stephanie Wilson – Head of Reference Services – Seattle University – $670

SLA:

Karen Whitney, Library Operations Supervisor – Perkins Coie – $635

LLOPS Election Results

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By , May 31, 2017 1:42 pm

The votes are in and Kate Stockert has been elected to be our new Vice-President/President-Elect and Crystal Alberthal has been elected to be our new Treasurer.

Please join me in congratulating the newest members the LLOPS Executive Board.

Amy Eaton, Chair, Nominations Committee

Helen Harris

Barbara Swatt Engstrom

LLOPS Professional Development Conference and AALL 2016

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By , February 22, 2017 3:31 pm

The Grants Committee has two fee waivers to award for the 2017 LLOPS Professional Development Conference .  The grant application deadline is Monday, March 13.  If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

We are also accepting applications for AALL 2017.  Registration opens this month!  We have a tentative application deadline of April 1, so consider getting your application in early if you are interested in registration assistance.  If you are interested, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

 We look forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!

Thank you,

LLOPS Grants Committee:  Karen Whitney, Chair | Carly Eyler | Jan Lawrence | Phillipe Cloutier | Kent Milunovich | Rick Stroup

 

 

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:

sponsors

iSchool Career Fair – January 31, 2017

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By , December 6, 2016 2:21 pm

LLOPS is hosting a table at the iSchool Career Fair on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 from 12:30-4:30PM.  This event is a great opportunity for companies and organizations to discuss career opportunities, job openings, internships and fieldwork with outstanding students in the information field who are potential interns and part- or full-time employees in your organization. The fair is open to iSchool students and others across campus who are seeking jobs and internships in the information science field. Last year the fair saw over 700 students in attendance.  This is an ideal venue for employers interested in hiring for a wide range of information technology, information science, and library science roles.

 

If you are interested in attending to search for a candidate for your organization or to promote iSchool student awareness of LLOPS and the law librarianship profession, please contact LLOPS iSchool Liaison, Richard Jost.

LLOPS Happy Hour – August 18th

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By , August 5, 2016 8:34 am

Join the Social Committee as we try Ristorante Assaggio on Thursday, August 18 – 4:30ish.

You buy your beverages, LLOPs pops for Happy Hour fare.

2010 4th Ave, Seattle (a block south of Cinerama).

LLOPS Happy Hour: May 24th

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By , May 19, 2016 11:45 am

Once again we will be hosting our Chapter Visitor at the Rhein Haus

Tuesday, May 24th at 4:30 p.m.

We’ll be buying appetizers starting at 4:30 p.m.

Come when you can, and buy your beverages.

See you then!

Grants are available for the LLOPS Professional Development Conference and AALL 2016

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By , February 11, 2016 9:37 am

The Grants Committee has one fee waiver to award for the 2016 LLOPS Professional Development Conference. The grant application deadline for the workshop will be Friday, March 4. If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

We are also accepting applications for AALL 2016.  Registration opens this month!  We have a tentative application deadline of April 1, so consider getting your application in early if you are interested in registration assistance.  If you are interested, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

We look forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!

Thank you,

LLOPS Grants Committee:  Karen Whitney, Chair | Carly Eyler | Jan Lawrence | Phillipe Cloutier | Kent Milunovich | Rick Stroup

 

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