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Penny Hazelton: Biography

Hazelton.jpg (1960 bytes)Professor Hazelton brings substantial experience in law librarianship to her position as Associate Dean for Library and Computing Services at the University of Washington School of Law. She served as Associate Law Librarian, then Law Librarian and Associate Professor for five years at the University of Maine School of Law. From 1981 until coming to the University of Washington in 1985, Hazelton served as Assistant Librarian for Research Services and Acting Director at the Library of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C. Associate Dean Hazelton manages the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library and the Computing Services Department of the Law School. In addition to her administrative duties, she teaches legal research, has taught Indian law, and teaches in the University of Washington Information School. She serves as the director of the Law Librarianship Program, a program leading to an MLIS for lawyers interested in careers in law librarianship. She has been admitted to the Washington State Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, and served as President of the American Association of Law Libraries in 1991. She writes in the fields of law librarianship and legal research. She has been the general editor of Specialized Legal Research (Aspen) since 2001 and wrote the chapter on banking law research that was last revised in 2001. 

. Updated by T. Knier