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


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. Manages 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.


LeighAnne Thompson

LeighAnne Thompson

Reference Librarian

(206) 398-4318
thompsol@seattleu.edu

Provides research assistance to students, faculty, alumni, and other law library patrons. Presents in-class lectures about research and leads library tours.


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


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.