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The verdict was unanimous as Head Law Librarian Barbara Fell Johnson recently received Massachussetts’ Hampshire County’s 6th Annual Contribution to Justice Award. Fell Johnson gives the type of attention to each and every person, be it lawyer, judge or regular citizen, today, as she did when she started 30 years ago, according to those who honored her during a reception held at the Hotel Northampton February 7. The best part, according to the bar, is that now she has much more knowledge and experience to share. “She is the epitome of the great law librarian with these three traits,” Hampshire County Bar Association President David Sullivan said. “First is her knowledge, second, she is welcoming and third, Johnson is extremely generous to the end. If you had a project, she would take an hour if you needed an hour. She’s been doing that since the beginning. She has the energy of someone who is brand new in the department.” Superior Court Associate Judge Bertha Josephson gave remarks during the reception saying: “Anyone would have been completely thrilled to speak about her. She’s extraordinary. There’s nothing that the woman can’t do well and her contribution to justice is significant. She’s created an environment in the law library that is welcoming and she has created more access to the courts for everyone.” The plaque awarded to Fell Johnson recognizes “her dedication, knowledge, patience, and fairness in furthering the interests of justice in Hampshire County.” Fell Johnson was overwhelmed by the recognition. “I started out as a volunteer in the spring of 1971. It became a full-time position in the fall of 1972. I feel fortunate to live here, and work in a job where I enjoy seeing my colleagues every day, and do work that is literally rewarding,” Fell Johnson said.

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