As a law librarian for 20 years, Laura Cadra uses government information almost daily to answer reference questions from students, faculty, and members of the public. She has worked as a reference librarian at U.S.C. and U.C.L.A. Law School libraries as well as at the Los Angeles County Law Library, one of the largest public law libraries in the United States. Currently, she is Head of Reference Services and serves as Foreign and International Law Librarian at Loyola Law Library in Los Angeles where she teaches classes in beginning and advanced legal research.
Laura holds a J.D. from U.C. Hastings College of Law and an M.L.I.S. from U.C. Berkeley. She is past president of the Southern California Association of Law Libraries (SCALL) and authored several chapters in its publication, Locating the Law. Laura is a contributor to EISIL, the Electronic Information System for International Law, which organizes free governmental and non-governmental information sources on a variety of international law topics.