Kerry Fitz-Gerald

Kerry Fitz-Gerald

Librarian Emerita

 Sullivan Hall 430


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Legal Research Methods


  • A.B. with Distinction, Duke University, 1989
  • M.A., University of Hawai'i, 1992
  • J.D., cum laude, University of Wisconsin, 1995
  • M.L.I.S., University of Washington, 2002


Prior to coming to Seattle University, Ms. Fitz-Gerald was a reference librarian at the King County Law Library. She co-teaches three advanced legal research courses, including the University's first exclusively online class. Ms. Fitz-Gerald is a regular presenter at CLEs, addressing diverse audiences including lawyers, paralegals and legislative staff. She is a member of the Washington State Bar Association, American Association of Law Libraries, Western Pacific Association of Law Librarians, and Law Librarians of Puget Sound. She joined the faculty in 2002.


Serving Pro Se Patrons: An Obligation and an Opportunity, 22 Legal Reference Servs. Q. 41 (2003).