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Caroline L. Osborne is an Associate Professor of Law and the Director of the George R. Farmer, Jr. Law Library at West Virginia University College of Law.  There, she is responsible for all aspects of the law library, oversees the first-year course in legal research, and teaches Introduction to Legal Research, Copyright Law, and Cultural Property. ...
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“Jorge Juarez currently serves as the Secretary of VALL. He is a Reference Librarian at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, headquartered in downtown Richmond. One of the perks of his current position is being able to walk to work in less than ten minutes. Prior to joining the Fourth Circuit Library,...
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Victoria has been with the State Law Library since December 2019. Before that, she worked at 2 law firm libraries in Richmond. In addition, she has worked in various academic, special and public libraries in Virginia, North Carolina and Illinois. Victoria feels fully qualified to perform as Treasurer for VALL from prior professional fiscal duties...
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Stella Naulo is the Vice President of the Virginia Association of Law Libraries and has previously served as Website Committee Chair, piloting the creation of the new website. She earned a BA in English and Modern Languages & Literature from Kenyon College and a Certificate in Paralegal Studies from Virginia Commonwealth. She is currently pursuing...
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Name: Megan Molinaro Organization: McGuire Woods, LLP Title: Reference Librarian How did you become involved in Law Librarianship? I stumbled into Law Librarianship.  I started part-time in an academic library in St. Louis, and then worked in a paraprofessional position for a medical library in a hospital in Kansas City, MO.  However, between my years...
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Date: Friday, October 23  Time: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.   RSVP: https://bit.ly/VALL-Fall2020   Legal Analytics: A Competitive Marketplace for Competitive Tools  Alexis Sharp, Hunton Andrews Kurth Michele Gernhardt, Hunton Andrews Kurth Doris Morgan, McGuire Woods  Description:  Legal Analytics is the use of data to make quantitative legal predictions that inform decisions. With so many legal analytics tools on the market touted by...
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Name: Thomas Walker Organization: Liberty University School of Law – Ehrhorn Law Library Title: Associate Librarian for Collection Management How did you become interested in law librarianship? I was a music librarian that got involved with scholarly communication and institutional repositories, that led to learning about copyright, which led to me becoming more active on copyright committees in my...
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Missing your LR&W colleagues from across the country? Wondering how to make your online classes engaging? Want more Zoom sessions in your life? If you answered yes to two out of three, then please join William & Mary as we host an online conference dedicated to excellence in teaching LR&W online. While no law school...
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The Fall 2019 VALL Meeting was a success! We were thankful to have the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens host our meeting. The first session was on what to look for when reviewing, initiating, or reviewing a contract. Along with how to negotiate the terms of a contract. Stinson Mundy from Linden Legal Strategies led this...
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