Each year the Executive Board of ORALL tries to help individuals attend the AALL Annual Meeting and the ORALL Annual Meeting by offering grants to ORALL members who apply.  The number of grants given varies each year given the economic climate and/or the Board’s decision on the dollar amount to be allocated.

These grants are open to ALL ORALL members, regardless of the type and size of your organization.   The ORALL Executive Board requires that the grant recipient(s) prepare a short article for the ORALL Newsletter upon acceptance. Details will be provided along with notification of the grant awards.

If you are interested in applying for a grant to either the AALL Annual Meeting or the ORALL Annual Meeting, please fill out an application and submit it to the Chair of the Grants Committee before the deadline.

All applications will be acknowledged by the Grants Committee within a week of receipt.  Any applicant who does not receive an acknowledgement should contact the Chair of that year’s committee.

Past Award Recipients:

2016 ORALL Annual Meeting, Dayton ($350 each)

    • Youngwoo Ban, Indiana Tech Law Library
    • Barbara Biggs, Scioto County Law Library
    • Kim Duncan, Clermont County Law Library
    • Anna Gault, Supreme Court Library of Ohio
    • Shannon Kemen, University of Cincinnati Law Library
    • SaraJean Petite, Case Western Law Library
    • Rhonda Wiseman, University of Cincinnati Law Library

2016 AALL Annual Meeting, Chicago ($600 each)

    • Carol Bredemeyer, Northern Kentucky University, Chase Law Library
    • Meredith Conner, Ulmer & Berne LLP
    • Paul Gatz, The Ohio State University, Moritz Law Library
    • Marissa Mason, Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library
    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton Law Library

2015 ORALL Annual Meeting, Fort Wayne ($350 each)

    • Amelia Landenberger, Wise Law Library (Boulder, CO)
    • Katy Marcy, Ulmer & Berne LLP, Cleveland Office
    • Jennifer Mart-Rice, Washington & Lee University School of Law Library
    • Neeri Rao, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Library
    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton Law Library
    • Lisa Wernke, University of Cincinnati Law Library
    • Rhonda Wiseman, University of Cincinnati Law Library

2015 CONELL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia ($300 each)

    • Jennifer Baker, Keating Muething & Klekamp LLC

2015 AALL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia ($600 each)

    • Alice Davidson, Indiana State Law Librarian
    • Richard Humphrey, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    • Marissa Mason, Ohio Supreme Court Library
    • Ron Vest, Columbiana County Law Library

2014 ORALL Annual Meeting, Columbus ($350 each)

    • Kathy Moreland, Tuscarawas County Law Library
    • Abagail Burkey, University of Akron Law Library
    • Laura Dixon-Caldwell, Hamilton County Law Library
    • Rhonda Wiseman, University of Cincinnati Law Library
    • Janet Riley, Indiana Tech Law Library

2014 AALL Annual Meeting, San Antonio ($550 each)

    • Ron Vest, Columbiana County Law Library
    • Brian Cassidy, Cleveland-Marshall School of Law Library
    • Victoria Troemel, Indiana Tech Law School
    • Tom Heard, NKU Chase College of Law

2013 ORALL Annual Meeting, Toledo ($250 each)

    • Katherine Marshall, Ohio Northern University Law Library
    • Steven Richardson, Indiana Tech Law School
    • Ardis Stein, Jefferson County Law Library
    • Ron Vest, Columbiana County Law Library

2013 AALL Annual Meeting, Seattle ($500 each)

    • Melissa Barney, Hamilton County Law Library
    • Susan Boland, University of Cincinnati College of Law
    • Cheryl Niemeier, Bose, McKinney & Evans, LLP

2012 ORALL Annual Meeting, Valparaiso ($350 each)

    • Kendel Croston, Stark County Law Librar
    • Jennifer Feher, Ashtabula County Law Library
    • Diana Mercer, Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library
    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton

2012 AALL Annual Meeting, Boston ($500 each)

    • Susan David deMaine, IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    • Jennifer Mart-Rice, Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
    • Ellen Siebert, Supreme Court of Ohio Law Library
    • Akram Sadeghi Pari, University of Cincinnati College of Law

2011 ORALL Annual Meeting, Cincinnati ($250 each)

    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton
    • Maureen Anderson, University of Dayton

2011 AALL Annual Meeting, Philadelphia ($400 each)

    • Lisa Wernke, University of Cincinnati College of Law
    • Beth Given, University of Notre Dame

2010 ORALL Annual Meeting, Canton ($250 each)

    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton
    • Maureen Anderson, University of Dayton

2010 AALL Annual Meeting, Denver ($445)

    • Paul Venard, University of Dayton