What might a law librarian achieve in a career? How about saving the life of someone who was suicidal and homeless? According to this Santa Cruz Sentinel profile, that is but one of Pat Pfremmer’s accomplishments during her 25-year career as librarian for the Santa Cruz County Law Library. She retired last week, but not, it appears, before making a difference in the lives of lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

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