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Retirement - A Hearty Thank you and Congratulations to Patty Petroccione

12 Jan 2023 4:56 PM | Anonymous

The Bar offers its hearty congratulations and thank you to Patty Petroccione on her forthcoming retirement!

Patty's final day at the Walter T. McCarthy Law Library will be January 18, 2023. There will be an "open house" from noon to 4pm for folks to congratulate her in person with refreshments, to include sandwiches and pizza. 

Patty's career accomplishments and tenure as Law Librarian include:

Solo librarian of the Walter T. McCarthy Law Library  for 22 years

Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for 5 years under Helen Fahey

Masters in Library and Information Science  J.D.

Member of the Virginia Association of Law Libraries – served as Treasurer and President

Member of the American Association of Law Libraries – serve on the Board of the Government Librarians Section

Member of the Self Represented Litigants’ Committee of the Virginia Commission on Access to Justice

Patty also organized the annual Golf Tournament for the Walter T. McCarthy Law Library. 


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