Library Manager/Research Lawyer
Sarah Richmond joined Alexander Holburn in 2013 as the Library Manager/Research Lawyer. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, she is responsible for providing efficient access to legal resources, performing in-depth reference services, providing research training and support to students, and delivering current awareness briefs and internal education seminars to lawyers, students and staff. Sarah is a member of the firm’s Appellate Advisory Practice Team.
Prior to joining the firm, Sarah received her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Windsor, articled with a law firm in Ottawa, and was called to the Bar in Ontario. She then completed her Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) at The University of Western Ontario. In 2013, she became a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.
She served on the Vancouver Association of Law Libraries (VALL) executive as Vice President, President, and Past President (2015-2018), and is a former Chair of the British Columbia Legal Management Association (BCLMA)’s Knowledge Management Subsection (2015-2017). She is also an active member of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL). In 2013, Sarah was awarded the Canadian Association of Law Libraries’ Diana M. Priestly Memorial Scholarship for professional development in the joint fields of law and librarianship.
In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her family, and distance running.