Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

The Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession award is presented to a Government 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.

2018 Nomination Form

RECIPIENTS

  • 2011 - 2017

    2017

    •  Dr. Joel Fishman, Associate Director for Lawyer Services, retired, Duquesne University Center for Legal Information/Allegheny County Law Library, Pittsburgh, PA

    2016

    • Rita Dermody, retired from Public Law Library of King County

    2015

    • Georgia Chadwick, Director, Law Library of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
    • Ann Fessenden, Circuit Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit Library, St. Louis, MO
    • Sandy Marz, Director, (retired) Washoe County Law Library, Reno, NV
    • Laura J.Orr, Law Librarian, Washington County Law Library, Hillsboro, OR

    2013

    • Marcia Koslov, Executive Director (Retired), LA Law Library
    • Judy Meadows, State Law Librarian of Montana and Director, Montana Supreme Court

    2011

    • Janet H. Camillo, Director (Retired), Montgomery County Circuit Court Law Library, South Kensington, MD

  • 1994 - 2009

    2009

    • 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

    2006

    • Carol D. Billings, Director, Law Library of Louisiana
    • Jean M. Holcomb, Director (retired), King County (WA) Law Library

    2003

    • Paul Fu, Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library
    • Kai-Yun Chiu
    • Shelley Dowling, United States Supreme Court Law Library
    • Kay Schlueter, Texas State Law Library

    2000

    • Marvin Anderson, Minnesota State Law Librarian
    • Jacqueline Wright, retired Arkansas Supreme Court Librarian

    1997

    • Marie Sekula
    • Edgar Bellefontaine, Social Law Library, Boston

    1994

    • 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