Brown named program chair of American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting

AUG. 30, 2019 – Associate Dean for Information Resources Kathleen “Katie” Brown recently began a one-year term as the annual meeting program chair of the American Association of Law Libraries. Brown’s term will end upon completion of the group’s conference in New Orleans in July 2020. Katie Brown

AALL is the only national association dedicated to the legal information profession. It connects, supports and educates more than 4,100 law librarians, chief knowledge officers, intelligence analysts, marketing and business development research analysts and other legal information experts.

“On both a professional and a personal level it is truly an honor to have the opportunity to give back in such a significant way to the association’s membership by leading the selection of educational opportunities at the AALL Annual Meeting,” Brown said.

“We are extremely proud of Katie Brown for her appointment as the program chair for the annual conference of the American Association of Law Libraries.  This is a high honor and demonstrates the confidence that this prestigious association justifiably has in Katie. Clearly, the AALL recognizes what those of us associated with the Charleston School of Law experience every day—Katie Brown is a stellar colleague and leader in her field,” Dean Andy Abrams said.

Brown, who received a Master in Library Information Science from Drexel University, a Juris Doctor from Seattle University School of Law, and a Bachelor in Fine Arts from DePaul University, joined the Charleston School of Law in February 2017. In addition to overseeing the law library, she teaches contracts, legal technology, art of lawyering, and specialized advanced legal research.

She has worked as a professional librarian, administrator, and adjunct professor at four different law schools since graduating with her master’s degree in 2006. Before attending law school, Brown was a children’s acting teacher. Brown has been active in AALL and previously served a three-year term on the AALL Executive Board.

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