2018 PLLIP-SIS Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2018 PLLIP Award Winners!

The PLLIP Board and Awards Committee Chairs Saskia Mehlhorn and Karen Oesterle are pleased to announce PLLIP’s 2018 award recipients. Each of our outstanding award recipients are distinguished in their commitment and level of engagement to our profession, particularly as members and supporters the Private Law Library and Information Professional community.  We look forward to honoring each of these outstanding colleagues during our annual PLLIP business luncheon during the AALL Conference.  It is with gratitude that we congratulate these exceptional individuals and groups.

Distinguished Librarian

Steve Lastres, Director Knowledge Management Services – Debevoise & Plimpton

Hall of Fame

Martha Goldman –  retired Research & Library Services Manager – Jones Day and
Cindy Spohr –  retired Manager Librarian Relations Group – LexisNexis

Advocate of the Year

June Liebert,  Firmwide Director of Library & Research Services – Sidley Austin

Innovative Professional of the Year

Katherine Lowry, Director of Practice Services – Baker & Hostetler

Best Blogger/Writer of the Year

Harris County Law Library

Emerging Leader of the Year

Leanna Simon, Reference Librarian – Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn

Service to PLLIP Award

Kevin Miles, Manager of Library Services – Norton Rose Fulbright

Vendor/Outside Champion Award

Chuck Lowry, Account Executive – Fastcase