Beverley butula

Beverly G. Butula

Information Resource Specialist

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Beverly Butula is an Information Research Specialist in Reinhart’s fully automated and professionally staffed Information Resource Center (IRC) and a liaison to the Employee Benefits and Litigation practices. Beverly provides cost-efficient research assistance to all attorneys in the firm to bolster their arguments and increase research proficiency, providing attorneys with the information and tools needed to best serve clients. She is an analytical, collaborative and detail-oriented librarian with more than 20 years of experience, including library management, training and legal and business research. She provides a full spectrum of research and investigative services, from answering general reference questions and conducting detailed research projects to locating difficult-to-find or obscure information. Her in-depth knowledge of print and electronic resources allows her to provide our attorneys with comprehensive information on a wide range of relevant subject matters.

Beverly regularly speaks on topics such as strategies and emerging technologies and is a regular contributor to the Wisconsin Law Journal, where she blogs on legal research and online resources. She has also contributed to the Wisconsin Bar Association’s Inside Track online newsletter and Wisconsin Lawyer magazine. Prior to earning her master’s degree in Library Science, Beverly was a litigation paralegal.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping.


  • MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • AS, Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • BS, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Honors & Affiliations


  • Law Librarians of Wisconsin Distinguished Service Award, 2015
  • Wisconsin Law Journal Unsung Hero Award Honoree, 2011
  • Past President - Law Librarian Association
  • NALS Foundation Scales of Justice Award, 2009
  • Wisconsin Law Journal Unsung Hero Award - Law Librarian of the Year, 2008


  • Law Librarian Association of Wisconsin (past president)
  • American Association of Law Libraries