K e e p i n g t h e l a l a w l i b r a r y s t r o n g , v i t a l a n d a c c e s s i b l e
Supported by the private sector, Friends of the LA Law Library is dedicated to raising funds for the LA Law Library.
Established in 1891, the LA Law Library is a vital civic institution that serves not only judges, attorneys and government officials but also individuals and self-represented litigants. Friends’ activities raise the visibility of the Law Library and provide a needed, additional base of financial support. Proceeds from past events have been used to expand access, upgrade technology and provide services to the self-represented.
FORMER LAW LIBRARY TRUSTEE JUDGE JAN PLUIM WILL BE MISSED
LA Law Library was saddened to learn that Judge Jan Pluim passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Judge Pluim served as a trustee of the Law Library from 2001 through 2012. He was known for his dedication, congenial attitude and thorough preparation. Prior to his distinguished career on the bench, Judge Pluim served as principal deputy county counsel specializing in litigation and as a legal advisor to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the Los Angeles County Employee Retirement Association.
LA Law Library extends condolences to his wife, Kathy Pluim, and the rest of his family and friends. He will be deeply missed as a friend of this Library and a supporter of public access to legal resources.