Chair, 2012-13: Paula Doty
Diane Forge Bauersfeld
SCCLL Board Liaison - Amy Hale-Janeke
The State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section awards program includes a series of awards presented at its annual meeting. They are the Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, the O. James Werner Award for Distinguished Service to Persons with Disabilities, the Connie E. Bolden Publications Award , and the Law Library Advocate Award.
Two awards, the Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession and the Connie E. Bolden Publications Award, are awarded on an alternating biennial basis. The O. James Werner Award for Distinguished Services to Persons with Disabilities and the Law Library Advocate Award, accept nominations for consideration annually.
Law Library Advocate Award
This award, created in 2009, is presented to a law library supporter in recognition of his or her substantial contribution towards the advancement and improvement of a State, Court or County law library?s service or visibility. Nominees for this award are any person who has had a significant influence on a state, court or county law library and who is not a member of the law library staff. Examples of nominees include, but are not limited to, trustees, legislators, state/county/municipal officials, court managers, and judges.
Judge William J. Lavery, Judge Trial Referee Connecticut Appellate Court, Connecticut Judicial Branch, Danbury, CT
Honorable Keith D. Davis, President, Board of Trustees of the Law Library of San Bernardino County
Honorable Robert M. Bell, Maryland Court of Appeals
O. James Werner Award for Distinguished Service to Persons with Disabilities
The O. James Werner Award honors a member who has made a significant contribution to either serving directly or arranging for services to be provided to persons with disabilities or for distinctive service by a person with a disability.
Jessica Van Buren, Director, Utah State Law Library, Salt Lake City, UT
Anne McDonald, Law Library Coordinator, Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General
Catherine Lemann for her leadership of AIDSLaw of Louisiana.
Pamela J. Gregory for her extensive work with adult literacy programs.
Connie E. Bolden Publications Award
This biennial award is presented to a State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section member to recognize scholarly publication.
Joel Fishman, Assistant Director for Lawyer Services and Dittakavi Rao, Associate Director, Duquesne University Center for Legal Information, Allegheny County Law Library, Pittsburgh, PA, for Navigating Legal Research & Technology: Quick Reference Guide to the 1,500 Most Common Questions About Traditional Online Legal Research.
Jean M. Holcomb, Retired, for her Law Library Journal series "Managing By The Book."
Joel Fishman, for his extensive publication of books and articles dealing with Pennsylvania law over the past twenty-five years.
Gail Warren, for her development of the "Court Library Management" course notebooks for the Institute for Court Management from 1999 through 2001.
Kendall F. Svengalis, for his book Legal Information Buyer's Guide & Reference Manual.
Charles R. Dyer, in recognition of his work on Sourcebook for Law Library Governing Boards and Committees
Kendall F. Svengalis, in recognition of his work on The CRIV Sheet.
Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession
This biennial award is presented to a State, Court and County Law Libraries Special Interest Section member who has made a significant contribution to law librarianship and who is nearing the end of his or her library career or who has recently retired.
Janet H. Camillo, Director (Retired), Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library, South Kensington, MD
Shirley Hart-David, Retired
Charles Dyer, Consultant & Retired Public Law Library Director
Cosette Sun, Retired Alameda County Law Library Director
Barbara Golden, Retired
Anne Grande, Retired
Carol D. Billings, Director, Law Library of Louisiana.
Jean M. Holcomb, Director (retired), King County (WA) Law Library.
Paul Fu, Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library
Shelley Dowling, United States Supreme Court Law Library
Kay Schlueter, Texas State Law Library
Marvin Anderson, Minnesota State Law Librarian
Jacqueline Wright, retired Arkansas Supreme Court Librarian
Edgar Bellefontaine, Social Law Library, Boston