Awards Committee


The PLLIP Awards Committee coordinates PLLIP efforts to publicly recognize the achievements of private law librarians based on service to the profession.


Ronda Fisch, Chair
Clarence Robertson, Board Liaison
Michelle Gorospe
Alina Kelly
Caren Luckie
Lynn Murray
Reed Nelson
Leanna Simon
Cynthia Smith
Scott Snipes
Mary Ann Wacker


The PLLIP Awards Committee is no longer accepting nominations for 2021-2022, and is proud to announce the recipients of our 2022 awards. Please join us in congratulating our winners!

  • Advocate of the Year – Shari Berkowitz Duff
  • Best Blogger/Writer of the Year – Kevin Miles
  • Distinguished Librarian – Jennifer Berman
  • Emerging Leader of the Year – Alexis Branham
  • Hall of Fame – Steve Lastres
  • Innovative Professional of the Year – Catherine Monte
  • Vendor/Outside Champion Award – Westlaw Information Management Advisor Team