The Reference Librarians at LA Law Library are always available to assist in your legal research!
In addition to an extensive collection of materials available in print or legal databases, LA Law Library also features a staff of knowledgeable and helpful Reference Librarians. All of the Reference Librarians have a Masters in Library Science and an area of specialization. Whether by phone, email, IM chat or in person, the LA Law Library Reference Librarians are here to simplify your legal research!
Visit the Reference Desk for recommendations on how to begin your legal research, assistance with legal resources, or help creating a keyword search in one of the databases available at LA Law Library.
Director of Research and Reference Services
Ralph Stahlberg - Collection Development for California Materials
Classes Taught: Introduction to Lexis, Basic WestlawNext
Neel Agrawal - Foreign, Comparative and International Law.
Classes Taught: Global Legal Research, Introduction to WestlawNext
Channa Cajero - Collection Development Coordinator & Federal and Multi-State Collection Development.
Classes Taught: Legal Research on the Internet
Esther Eastman - Government Documents.
Classes Taught: Introduction to PACER, Introduction to Government Documents
Christine Langteau - Paralegal Programs and Prisoner Services.
Classes Taught: Lawsuit Basics, Paralegal Lit, Introduction to Print Resources
Ryan Metheny - Members Program & Educational Partnerships.
Classes Taught: Efficient Legal Research for Practitioners, Drafting & Responding to Complaints,
Enforcement of Judgments
Katie O'Laughlin - Members Reference Services & Branch Portals
Classes Taught: Basic Lexis, Introduction to WestlawNext, and Introduction to Citators
Austin Stoub - Non-California State Collection Development, Circulation Services.
Classes Taught: Locating Legal Documents, Introduction to Electronic Legal Research