Faces of the Library: Joe Lara

Staff Spotlight CP

Meet Joe Lara. He’s an American soldier that helps keep students safe while they study at night in the library. He loves carne guisada and talking about Texas Tech sports. Read his profile here:

What tasks do you do for the TTU Law Library?

Work circulation desk and evening facility supervisor. Make sure everyone and everything is safe and secure at night. Facilitate events in evenings.

What is your favorite thing about working at the TTU Law Library?

Staff and students. I love talking to students and working with the staff members.

What is one thing about the law library that current and prospective students should know?

I we can’t find something off the top of our heads, we can do some research and help find the answer for you.

What is your favorite place to eat in Lubbock?

That’s a tough one, I like them all. But I like to eat at Montelongo’s, their carne guisada is the best.

What hobbies or activities do you like to do outside the law library?

I like going to the shooting range. I also collect guns and coins.


Author: Alyson Drake

Alyson Drake is the Assistant Director for Public Services and the Director of the Excellence in Legal Research Program at Texas Tech University Law School, where she also teaches courses in Texas Legal Research, and Foreign, Comparative, and International Legal Research and administers the Legal Practice Program's research workshops. She blogs at www.legalresearchpedagogy.com.

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