Library

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

Law Library Staff

Law Library Directory

Administration
Kara Phillips Kara Phillips
Law Library Director
(206) 398-4093
phillips@seattleu.edu
Plans, develops, and manages the administrative, personnel, and operational activities of the Law Library. Oversees library acquisitions, budget and collection development.
Public Services
Justin Abbasi Justin Abbasi
Reference Librarian
(206) 398-4080
abbasij@seattleu.edu
Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. He is currently completing the Master in Library and Information Science Law Librarianship program at the University of Washington. Justin will be helping at the reference desk primarily on Mondays and Wednesdays
Charity Braceros-Simon Charity Braceros-Simon
Electronic Services Manager
(206) 398-4095
bracerosc@seattleu.edu
Manages and maintains the library website, social media, and other electronic services. Evaluates and implements new technologies, and provides support as needed. Assists with the institutional repository. Supervises all Circulation operations of the Law Library in the evenings.
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. Liaison to Bloomberg Law, Lexis and Westlaw.
Susan Kezele Susan Kezele
Circulation/Resource Sharing Manager
(206) 398-4227
lawcirc@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.
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. 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 Law Library Director 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 processing of new library materials. Maintains bibliography of faculty publications. Manages the library’s government depository collection. Collection development areas include entertainment law, sports law, gaming law, and insurance law.
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. Supervises student assistants and provides Technical Services work experiences for the library interns.
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.