Bridget is the Librarian Relations Consultant (LRC) for IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, and WI. Previous to LexisNexis she was the Librarian for Marshall O'Toole Gerstein Murray & Borun, an intellectual property law firm in Chicago, IL. Before that Bridget was a Business Researcher for Ernst & Young, Center for Business Knowledge in Chicago, IL.
Bridget is active in many professional associations. She is a member of the Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL), the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), and the Special Libraries Association (SLA). She has served on committees including Public Relations for AALL, as Chair of Programming for the Annual Conference for the Legal Division of SLA, and as Treasurer of SLA Illinois.
Bridget has presented at local, regional, and national conferences on topics like “Librarians without Space,” “Getting Things Done,” “Speed Networking,” “Patent Research,” and “Inspiration, Perspiration, Celebration!” She has also authored many articles as an LRC including “In Praise of Librarianship,” “The Art of Self-Promotion,” “Every Day Relevancy,” and more; as well as articles for AALL Spectrum, including “Finding Inspiration in the Oddest Places,” AALL Spectrum (Vol. 9, No. 8, June 2005), “A Little Imitation Can Go a Long Way,” AALL Spectrum, (Vol. 10, No. 2, November 2005), and “Ask the Experts,” AALL Spectrum, (Vol. 10, No. 5, March 2006).
Bridget received her B.A. in History from Xavier University in Cincinnati and her M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.