ARCHIVED: SCALL Gala to Mark Chapter's 50th Anniversary

  • Bookmark and Share

October 31, 2002

The Southern California Association of Law Libraries will host a gala celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary Dec. 4 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, the site of the first SCALL meeting.

To commemorate this historic milestone, the gala will feature a special 50th anniversary presentation, "A Chapter in History," by emcees Mary Dryden, head librarian at Riordan & McKinzie in Los Angeles, and Bob Ryan, librarian at Hill, Farrer & Burrill, LLP in Los Angeles. The presentation will cover the chapter's origins and highlight its significant achievements over the last 50 years. Renee Rastorfer of Loyola Law School in Los Angeles will present a video depicting librarians in television and movies. Sheila Stone, reference librarian at the University of La Verne in Ontario, Calif., will stage a slide show featuring SCALL members. Special guests include SCALL President Cornell Winston, AALL President Carol Avery Nicholson, former SCALL presidents from 1952-2002, and life and retired SCALL members.

The formal event costs $55 per person; $35 for students. For more information about the gala or hotel accommodations, please visit

SCALL would like to thank the following vendors and sponsors for their generous support of this event: CCH, The Daily Journal Corporation, LexisNexis™, Thomson West, AIM, Belinda Beardt, Albert Brecht, BNA, Cal Info, Copyright Clearance Center, Court Express, Anna Delgado, MaryAnne Donaldson, Global Securities Inc., Internet For Lawyers, Legislative Intent Service, Legislative Research, Library Associates, Loose Leaf Filing Service, Marchive, Metropolitan News, Moon Elliot Inc., Practicing Law Institute, Raymond Legislative Research, Retrieve It, William S. Hein & Company Inc., and WINN MALIN.