EMPLOYMENT

University of La Verne College of Law.
Director of the Law Library, July 2002–present.
Professor of Law, July 2006–present. Tenure granted, July 2009. Chair, Faculty Appointments Committee, 2010–12. Member, Curriculum Committee, 2009–12.
Associate Professor of Law, July 2002–June 2006.

Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library.
Head of Reference, July 1997–May 2002. Promoted to Librarian IV, July 1999.
Lecturer in Legal Research, July 1995–May 2002.
Reference Librarian, September 1990–June 1997. Promoted to Librarian II in July 1992. Promoted to Librarian III in July 1995. Appointed supervisor of foreign/ international staff in July 1995.

University of Washington, Marian G. Gallagher Law Library.
Library intern, December 1989–June 1990.
Teaching assistant to Professor Penny Hazelton (graded legal research assignments), September–December 1989.
Reference assistant, December 1988–September 1989.
Walla Walla College (now Walla Walla University).
Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor of Music, September 1983–June 1986.

EDUCATION

Master of Librarianship degree and certificate in law librarianship, University of Washington, August 1990.
Fieldwork experience at Georgetown University Law Center Library, July–August 1990

Juris Doctor degree, University of Washington, June 1989.

Doctor of Philosophy degree, University of Washington. Major in historical musicology. Supporting course work in European history. Dissertation: “The Symphonies of Georg Mathias Monn (1717–1750).”

Master of Arts degree, University of Washington. Major in music history. Thesis: “The Piano Sonatas of J.L. Dussek and Ludwig van Beethoven: A Comparative Study.”

Bachelor of Music degree, cum laude, Walla Walla College. Major in music education.

PUBLICATIONS

Author, “Redevelopment and the State Budget: What It Is and Where We Are Now,” (review of program at the 2011 SCALL Institute), SCALL Newsletter, March/April 2011, at 13-14.

Bibliography editor, Yearbook of International Environmental Law (Oxford University Press), 1997–2004. (Compiler of annual bibliography of new publications in international environmental law.)

Editor, FCIL Newsletter, June 1993–May 1997.

Author, “Organizations Active in the Unification of Private Law … : A Select Bibliography,” in Introduction to Transnational Legal Transactions, pp. 191-221 (Marylin Raisch and Roberta Shaffer, eds.; Oceana 1995).

Layout and production editor, FCIL Newsletter, October 1991–June 1993.

Author, “Using the Readex U.N. Document Collection,” FCIL Newsletter, May 1992, pp. 12–15.

Author, “IALL Focuses on Changing European Laws,” FCIL Newsletter, October 1991, pp. 6–7.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Speaker, “The Diverging Roles of Academic Law Librarians: Theory and Implications,” Southwestern Association of Law Libraries, Waco, Texas, April 9, 2010.

Program moderator, “Parlez-vous le droit?” Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, Boston, Massachusetts, July 14, 2004.

Presentation, “Online Legal Research at a Fraction of the Cost,” Brown Bag Continuing Education Program, Riverside County Bar Association, Riverside, California, April 22, 2004.

Chair, Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section, American Association of law Libraries, July 2002–July 2003.

Member, Program committee for the 21st Annual Course in International Law Librarianship, Yale Law School, October 21–24, 2002. Sponsored by the International Association of Law Libraries.

Vice chair/chair-elect, Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section, American Association of Law Libraries, July 2001–July 2002.

Co-chair, Program committee for the Joint Studies Institute, Yale Law School, July 11–14, 2000. Sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries, the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries, and the Australian Law Librarians’ Group.
Speaker, Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, Anaheim, California, July 14, 1998. Topic: Evaluating legal databases on the Internet.

Secretary and coordinator, Northeast Foreign Law Librarians Cooperative Group, 1996–1998. (Informal consortium of librarians of foreign law from Harvard, Columbia, New York, Fordham, Yale, Penn, and LC.)
Moderator, Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, Indianapolis, July 23, 1996. Topic: Solving Foreign and International Requests with Sources in Your Library.

Instructor, Legal Research Course sponsored by Southern New England Law Library Association, New Haven, March 26, 1996 (federal statutory research).

Moderator, 14th Annual Course, International Association of Law Libraries, Vienna, Austria, September 20, 1995. Topic: Sources of International Law and Information through the Internet.

Consultant, law libraries of Universidad de Chile (Santiago), Universidad Diego Portales (Santiago), Centro de Estudios Institutionales (Buenos Aires), May 1994. Sponsored by U.S.A.I.D. grant to Yale Law School.

Speaker, Summer Institute on Private International Law, American Association of Law Libraries, Seattle, July 5–8, 1994. Topic: Unification of private international law (bibliography).

Coordinator, Legal Research Course sponsored by Southern New England Law Library Association, New Haven, September 20–October 26, 1993.
Speaker, Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, Boston, July 13, 1993. Topic: Electronic sources of European Community law.
Speaker, Summer Institute on Inter-Governmental Organizations, American Association of Law Libraries, Cambridge, July 6–9, 1993. Topic: Electronic sources of European Community law.

Speaker, Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries, San Francisco, July 21, 1992. Topic: electronic sources in international and foreign law “for the non-expert.”

Coordinator, session on electronic research, Legal Research Course sponsored by the Southern New England Law Library Association, New Haven, October 29, 1991.

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

Nominated to Beta Phi Mu (library honor society), June 1991.

Fulbright-Hayes Graduate Fellowship, University of Vienna, 1977–1978. Dissertation research in Austria, Germany, Czechoslovakia, and Hungary.

Edith Woodcock Scholarship (Brechemin Family Foundation), 1975–1976; co-grantee in 1973–1974.

Louise Van Ogle/Music Faculty Scholarship, 1976–1977; re-awarded 1978–1979.

Admitted, Pi Kappa Lambda (music honor society), 1971.

AFFILIATIONS

Southern California Association of Law Libraries (since 2002)

American Bar Association (since 1990)

Washington State Bar Association (since 1989, currently inactive)

American Association of Law Libraries (since 1989)