LLNE 2019-2020 Nominations Slate Announced

On behalf of the Nominating Committee, we would like to present the slate of LLNE officers for 2019-2020:

Vice President/President Elect: Nicole Dyszlewski, Head of Reference, Instruction, and Engagement, Roger Williams University School of Law Library

Secretary: Christie Schauder, Digital Solutions Coordinator, WilmerHale

Treasurer:  Rachel Weiss, Research Librarian Nixon, Peabody LLP

Education Director: Maureen Quinlan, Reference/Government Documents Law Librarian, Garbrecht Law Library, University of Maine School of Law 

Thank you, 

2019 LLNE Nominating Committee:

Nuchine Nobari, Chair

Christine Iaconeta

Kirsten Leary

Nomination Slate for 2017/2018

Dear LLNE Members,

On behalf of the Nominating Committee, we would like to present the slate of LLNE officers for 2017/2018:

Vice President/President Elect:  Catherine Biondo, Senior Law Librarian: Legal Reference Services, Northeastern University School of Law Library

Treasurer:  Rick Buckingham, Director of the Law Library and Information Resources & Associate Professor of Legal Research, Suffolk University Law School Library

Education Director: Ellen Phillips, Serials Supervisor, UNH School of Law Library

Thank you,

2017 LLNE Nominating Committee:
Mindy Kent, Chair
Josh LaPorte
Barbara Schneider

LLNE President Melinda Kent quoted in Boston Globe article on public access to court records

Melinda Kent, LLNE’s president, recently testified in the recent June 15th public hearing before the Trial Court Public Access to Court Records Committee to provide comment concerning the public’s access to publicly available court case records. You may read her written comments submitted to the committee here. She was also quoted in Boston Globe article about the proposed changes. Mindy argued that allowing greater access would help librarians as we aid various users of the court system.  You can read the whole article here:

Mass. courts hear pleas for Web access: Data is available on federal system http://bit.ly/1Lfpnal

Bob DeFabrizio, LLNE member and Co-Director of Education also testified in his capacity as President of the Association of Boston Law Librarians (ABLL). AALL also submitted testimony which is available on the AALL website. A list of people registered to speak at the hearing and a list of the members of the Trial Court Public Access to Court Records Committee also appear on our website.

Report from the Nominating Committee

Elaine Apostola, Chair of the Law Librarians of New England Nominations Committee, recently reportedly o to the LLNE listserv that she met with fellow committee members, Susan Vaughn and Sue Zago in April and presented the following nominees for the LLNE Board elections to be held on Monday, July 14, 2014 at the LLNE Luncheon and Business Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The slate includes:

Diane D’Angelo – VP/President Elect
Nicole Dyszlewski – Secretary
Bob DeFabrizio – Education Director (one year to finish out Diane D’Angelo’s term)
Elliott Hibbler – Education Director (two years)

New slate of candidates for LLNE Executive Board

The Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the following slate of officers for the coming year.

VP/President Elect: Barbara Schneider from the MA Trial Court Law Libraries (one year term)
Secretary: Nicole Dyszlewski, Senior Law Librarian Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library (two year term)
Education Director: Lisa Junghahn, Research Librarian at Harvard Law School (two year term)

Elaine Apostola, Chair
Michele Pearse
Betsy Swan