You can reach a law librarian by visiting or calling the reference desk, or by using our email reference service, LawReference.

With this service, law students, faculty, staff, and alumni may e-mail a question and a reference librarian will answer it, generally within one business day. Through this service, reference librarians may offer advice on research strategies, provide information about library services and materials, and assist in the location of particular sources. However, librarians are strictly prohibited from interpreting law, offering legal advice or opinions, or providing advice on how to fill out legal forms or take legal action.

Reference librarians monitor incoming requests during regular reference service hours. You will get a response from us within one business day. If you need help immediately, call the reference desk during business hours at 206-398-4225.

WARNING: Electronic mail messages on the Internet may not be secure. If confidentiality is a concern, call or visit the reference desk during business hours. Confidentiality and privacy of data are addressed in: