Warthen Receives 2014 WestPac Award for Service to Law Library


Lee Warthen, Law Librarian and Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, has been selected to receive the 2014 WestPac Distinguished Member Award. WestPac is the Western Pacific Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. The award recognizes a history of service to the Chapter or exceptional service and/or achievements in the profession. The award will be presented at WestPac’s annual fall meeting to be held in Seattle in October.

Law Library Director Melissa Bernstein said, “Lee has been an active member of and valuable contributor to WestPac throughout the course of his career, starting in 1976. Over the years, he has worked on and chaired several committees and served as the President of WestPac from 1994-1995.  This reward is well-deserved in recognition of his many years of service to WestPac and the profession.”