The Virginia Association of Law Libraries was founded in 1988, expanding a previously existing organization, the Richmond Area Law Libraries. Now, as then, VALL’s objectives are to develop and increase the usefulness and efficiency of law libraries, to promote librarianship and to foster a spirit of cooperation among members of the profession. The organization is a chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Standing Committees and Board Liaisons
Purpose: To review and revise the VALL Bylaws and Constitution as directed by the Executive Board or as needed.
Purpose: To share VALL news and information through social media efforts, such as the VALLTalk blog and Facebook and to explore ways to highlight the contributions of law libraries and librarians to the legal and library communities and to promote law librarianship as a profession.
Purpose: To publicize, award, and administer grants.
Purpose: To monitor and inform members of pending federal and state legislation, citizen referendums, executive and administrative action, and judicial review of laws affecting law libraries.
Purpose: To promote chapter membership, maintain a current membership database, and publish an annual membership directory.
Purpose: Prepare annual slate of candidates for Chapter offices.
Purpose: To design, plan, and implement educational programming for the Chapter.
Purpose: Explore opportunities for VALL to publish in professional sources.
Purpose: To create a VALL website, keep it current, develop web content and re-design ideas, and to work with VALL committees and the VALL Executive Board to determine new information that should be on the website.
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Vice President/President Elect:
Immediate Past President:
University of Richmond School of Law
Supreme Court of Virginia, State Law Library
Washington & Lee School of law
West Virginia University College of Law
Special Committees and Board Liaisons
VALL Access to Justice Committee
VALL Chapter Leadership Handbook Committee
(see handbook editors below)
Administrative Positions / Board Liaisons
Last Updated June 29, 2022
CHAPTER LEADERSHIP HANDBOOK (PDF)
VALL STRATEGIC PLAN 2015-2020 (PDF)
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Richmond, Virginia 23218