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An Interview with Frank Herch, Legal Reference Consultant

Posted by: Christine Sellers

This week’s interview is with Frank Herch, a Legal Reference Consultant in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. I grew up on the far South Side of Chicago and became a Californian, circa Oakland, in my teen years in the early 1960’s. My love of law librarianship and passion for music, especially jazz, are …

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An Interview with Kimberly Zellars, Program Specialist

Posted by: Hanibal Goitom

This week’s interview is with Kimberly Zellars, Program Specialist at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am a native Washingtonian, born and raised in Southwest Washington, DC.  I am  a middle child with an older sister and younger brother, southern parents, and a Catholic school education. What is your academic/professional history? I …

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An Interview with Bernadette Smith, Government Documents Technician

Posted by: Christine Sellers

This week’s interview is with Bernadette Smith, a Government Documents Technician in the Public Services Division. Describe your background. I was born in Oklahoma, but grew up in south-central Pennsylvania.  My dad taught elementary band, and my mom was a journalist for the local newspaper.  I have two younger brothers; one is a currently a …

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An Interview with Hashmat Nadirpor, Summer Law Intern

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

This week’s interview is with Hashmat Nadirpor, a summer intern in the Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background. I am from Afghanistan and live in Kabul, the capital – an overcrowded city in the eastern part of the country. I also lived a part of my life in the north and central parts of …

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An Interview with Angel Garcia, Summer Law Intern

Posted by: Kelly Buchanan

This week’s interview is with Ángel García, one of our summer interns in the Global Legal Research Center. Describe your background. I was born in Ponferrada but I was raised in Valladolid, a city in the north central part of Spain. I am a law graduate of Alfonso X El Sabio, Madrid, and after the …

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An Interview with Frank Corazzi, Library Technician

Posted by: Kurt Carroll

Describe your background I am a native of the Washington, DC metropolitan area, but I have strong Italian roots. My father’s parents were immigrants from Italy. My mother was born in Italy and moved to the United States at the age of 11. My parents, who recently celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary, met on a …

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An Interview with Alex LoBianco, Public Services Assistant

Posted by: Christine Sellers

This week’s interview is with Alex LoBianco, a Public Services Assistant in the Law Library Reading Room. Describe your background. I was born and raised in Washington, DC, with my immediate family and maternal grandparents living nearby. My parents and grandparents were Italian immigrants so we spoke Italian at home and English outside. What is …