In this series, we’re getting to know our LIT-SIS board. In this first installment, Brian Huffman, LIT-SIS Board Chair, answers a few questions. Read on to get to know more about our Hawaiian-based leader!
1) Tell us about your path to law librarianship.
My path to law librarianship is a full circle journey, leaving few steps untaken. My entry in librarianship began as a library associate at a medical library while I attended law school. I gave up summer clerking opportunities so I could help nurses and doctors with their research and use of the medical library. I don’t regret a moment of it. Service is its own reward.
After law school, I clerked for a Judge and then practiced law for a decade. One fateful Fall in 2008, while between jobs, I was biking the Twin Cities trails and found myself deep in thought. I had the realization that I wanted