Julie Bozzell, Chief Research and Knowledge Services Officer
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Steve Lastres, Director of Library & Knowledge Resources
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Julie Bozzell has been with Hogal Lovells for over four years. Her current mission is to work together with her team to connect lawyers seamlessly to key external research and internal firm knowledge resources that greatly benefit her firm’s practice of law and the daily lives of lawyers. Julie has presented for AALL, the Ark Group, and for other DC professional groups on the topics of Knowledge Management, Competitive Intelligence Research, Electronic Resource Management and Cost Recovery. She has published in Practice Innovations, LLRX, a Practice Law Institute Handbook and the Legal Information Alert. Julie received a BA in Communications from The George Washington University; a Masters in Library and Information Science from The Catholic University of America; and a Masters of Professional Studies in Law Firm Management from The George Washington University.
Steve Lastres manages the firm’s information and knowledge management initiatives with the assistance of a dedicated team of research, knowledge management, and technical services analysts. Steve served as President of the Law Library Association of Greater NY and ARMA Metropolitan NY Chapter. He is currently the Chair Elect of the Private Law Libraries Special Interest Section, a member of the American Association of Law Libraries Leadership Committee, and Manager of the ARMA Northeast Region. He has spoken at AALL, ARK, and ILTA. Steve received a J.D. from New York Law School where he received the Daniel Finkelstein Writing Award. He is a member of the Bars of New Jersey and New York. He received a Masters in Library Science with a Distinguished Achievement Award from Pratt Institute. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Pace University. Steve can be found on Twitter: @lastrst, and @privatelawLibs and Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/in/salastres.