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UH Law Center's Badeaux named president-elect of regional law library association

Katy Stein Badeaux

Jan. 9, 2020 - Katy Stein Badeaux, head of faculty services at the University of Houston Law Center's O'Quinn Law Library, was recently elected president of the Southwestern Association of Law Libraries.

She will begin her term as president following the 2020 SWALL Annual Meeting from March 26-28 in San Antonio, where several members of the law library staff will deliver presentations. Badeaux previously served as vice president of the organization.

“I am so proud to be elected as incoming SWALL President,” Badeaux said. “SWALL is a dynamic organization that has gathered the ideas and insights of law librarians of all types across eight southern states since 1958.

“As president, I hope to increase the availability of our educational programming through webinars and streamline chapter communications.”

Other recent accolades for members of the O'Quinn Law Library staff include:

  • Associate Director Emily Lawson was accepted to the American Association of Law Librarians in December.
  • Director and Assistant Professor Amanda Watson serves on the executive board of the American Association of Law Librarians Special Interest Section. She will speak at the AALL Annual Meeting in July in New Orleans.
  • Head of Public Services Chris Dykes recently completed his term as the president of the Houston Association of Law Librarians.

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