Law Library Staff

Law Library Directory

Administration
Kristin Cheney Kristin Cheney
Associate Dean for Library & Educational Technology
206.398.4091
kcheney@seattleu.edu
Plans, develops, and manages the administrative and operational activities of the Law Library, law school web services, and law school educational technology. Supervises library, web, and educational technology personnel. Member of the Dean’s Leadership Team and serves as law school representative on University Web/Technology Planning Committees.
Kara Phillips Kara Phillips
Collection Development Librarian/Associate Director
206.398.4093
phillips@seattleu.edu
Administers library services in the absence of the Associate Dean for Library and Educational Technology. Oversees library acquisitions, budget and collection development, including selection, acquisition, ordering, receiving, and payment of library resources in all formats. Establishes and maintains vendor relations. Negotiates license agreements and purchase contracts.
Public Services
Charity Braceros Charity Braceros
Assistant Circulation Supervisor (Evening)
206.398.4095
bracerosc@seattleu.edu
Assists in supervising the Circulation operations of the Law Library including checkout, check-in, and renewals. Manages the micromedia collection. Assists with Summit and Interlibrary Loan borrowing and lending. Coordinates the organization and maintenance of the Library's collections. Responds to inquiries regarding library policies, services, and the location and use of legal resources. Supervises all Circulation on Sundays and during the weekday (M-Th) evening hours.
Tina Ching Tina Ching
Electronic Services Librarian
206.398.4129
chingt@seattleu.edu

Manages law library website and access to online resources. Coordinates library equipment check out. Liaison to Lexis and Westlaw. Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about legal research. Library Liaison to the Access to Justice Institute. Collection development areas include: community legal services, library science, poverty law, social justice and cause lawyering.
Kerry Fitz-Gerald Kerry Fitz-Gerald
Reference Librarian
206.398.4223
fitzgk@seattleu.edu
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about research and leads library tours. Co-teaches Electronic Legal Research, Asynchronous Legal Research, and Legal Research Methods. Manages the McNaughton recreational reading collection. Library liaison to the Korematsu Center for Law and Equality and the Externship Program. Collection development areas include criminal law, labor and employment law, intellectual property, and computer and internet law.
Susan Kezele Susan Kezele
Circulation/Resource Sharing Manager
206.398.4227
skezele@seattleu.edu
Manages and directs the Circulation operations of the Law Library including checkout, check-in, and renewals. Supervises student assistants. Oversees Summit and Interlibrary Loan borrowing and lending. Assists patrons with inquiries regarding library policies, services, and the location and use of legal resources.
Kelly Kunsch Kelly Kunsch
Reference Librarian
206.398.4090
kunsch@seattleu.edu
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about research and leads library tours. Co-teaches Legal Research Methods. Library liaison to the Seattle University Law Review, the Seattle Journal for Social Justice, the Academic Resource Center, the Berle Center on Corporations, Law, and Society, and the Center for Indian Law and Policy. Collection development areas include business and commercial law, constitutional law, civil and appellate procedure, legal writing/research, Indian law, and torts. He is also the law school representative to the Washington Council on Public Legal Education.
Bob Menanteaux Bob Menanteaux
Reference Librarian
206.398.4160
arobertm@seattleu.edu
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons, with an emphasis on foreign and international law. Presents in-class lectures about research and leads library tours. Teaches International and Foreign Law Research. Library liaison to the Center for Global Justice. Manages the government depository collection. Collection development areas include international, foreign, and comparative law, admiralty, and trade regulation.
Barbara Swatt Engstrom Barbara Swatt Engstrom
Reference Librarian
206.398.4318
engstromb@seattleu.edu
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about research and leads library tours. Co-teaches Electronic Legal Research, Asynchronous Legal Research, and Legal Research Methods. Library liaison to the Seattle Journal of Environmental Law. Liaison to Bloomberg Law. Collection development areas include real estate and property law, environmental law, natural resources law, land use law, tax, and estate planning.
Stephanie Wilson Stephanie Wilson
Head of Reference Services
206.398.4222
wilsons3@seattleu.edu

Manages the Reference Department by maintaining reference desk schedules, organizing library tours, and developing service policies. Assigns librarians to independent studies. Assists the Associate Dean for Library and Educational Technology in assigning library liaisons to faculty and programs. Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about legal research. Co-teaches Legal Research Methods. Manages archival collections. Collection development areas include health law, family law, and women and the law.
Michael Zubitis Michael Zubitis
Assistant Circulation
Supervisor (Day)
206.398.4228
mzubitis@seattleu.edu
Assists in supervising the Circulation operations of the Law Library including checkout, check-in, and renewals. Manages overdues. Collects fines and fees. Assists with Summit and Interlibrary Loan borrowing and lending. Coordinates the organization and maintenance of the Library's collections. Responds to inquiries regarding library policies, services, and the location and use of legal resources. Supervises all Circulation on Saturdays.
Technical Services
Pam Coury Pam Coury
Acquisitions Specialist
206.398.4188
couryp@seattleu.edu
Orders and receives law materials, maintains effective communication and resolves problems with library vendors, prepares invoices and posts financial transactions, prepares and maintains order records and compiles financial reports.
Kent Milunovich Kent Milunovich
Systems/Technical Services Librarian
206.398.4094
milunovichk@seattleu.edu
Creates original cataloging. Serves as system administrator and database manager of the library's online catalog. Supervises cataloging, serials check in, binding, and material processing of new library materials.
Nancy Minton Nancy Minton
Cataloger
206.398.4187
nminton@seattleu.edu
Catalogs new law titles. Answers/resolves complex bibliographic questions and problems. Performs/supervises catalog database maintenance, collection withdrawals, and relocations.
Wendy Schroedel Wendy Schroedel
Acquisitions/Serials Specialist
206.398.4189
schroew@seattleu.edu
Reviews and prepares serials invoices for payment. Receives, processes, routes, and claims law serials and continuations in the library’s catalog. Maintains effective communication with library vendors regarding serial subscriptions and serials invoices.

Location

Seattle University School of Law Library
Sullivan Hall, Second Floor
901 12th Avenue
P.O. Box 222000
Seattle, WA 98122-1090

Phone Numbers

Main Number
206.398.4220
Circulation Desk
206.398.4221
Reference Desk
206.398.4225
DDC
206.398.4230
Fax
206.398.4194