J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship

Program Description

The Robert Crown Law Library is proud to announce the creation of the J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship. The Fellowship honors Mr. Lomio’s extraordinary life and work at Stanford Law School, where he served for over thirty years as a consummate law librarian and a visionary leader.

The J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship aims to develop promising new professionals in academic law librarianship by supporting a career training program at the Robert Crown Law Library. The Fellowship provides valuable work experience and a stipend to a law school, library science, or archives student or recent graduate.

The Fellowship is intended to give candidates interested in law librarianship as a career an opportunity to apply and hone their skills and knowledge in an academic law library setting. Fellows working under the guidance and supervision of the Law Library Director and other librarians will learn about the overall functions, policies and practices of the Robert Crown Law Library.

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Applicants must be a current graduate student (or recent graduate) of an accredited library science, information science, or archival studies program or a current J.D. student (or recent graduate) at an ABA-accredited law school.
  • Applicants must have a strong commitment to a career in law librarianship, demonstrated by appropriate coursework in their library, information science, or archival studies program, or completion of or coursework towards a J.D. degree.
  • Applicants must commit to either six consecutive weeks of full-time employment or twelve consecutive weeks of part-time employment as a Fellow. The duration of the Fellowship will be determined at the time of application and selection of the Fellow each year.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.

The J. Paul Lomio Memorial Fellowship will provide a $6,000 stipend. Applications are accepted throughout the year on a rolling basis.

To apply, please submit the following items:

  • Cover letter with statement of interest
  • Current resume
  • Description of graduate program including list of completed courses in legal information resources or law library administration
  • Contact information for three professional references (including email address and phone number)

Inquiries about the fellowship may be directed to:
Beth Williams
Director, Robert Crown Law Library

To apply: https://law.stanford.edu/robert-crown-law-library/j-paul-lomio-fellowship/#slsnav-application

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