The Law Library is open to everyone. The public has access 12 hours per week (see Library Hours page) and attorneys who have been issued keys have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Library provides print resources for a Kansas-based practice and electronic resources including the WestlawNext on-line legal database. All Library users have free access to all of the Library's resources.
> Election Results for the Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library Board of Trustees, for the 2017/2019 term:
The new President of the Board is Sarah Warner.
> New Library Manager: Timothy Kelly, M.L.S., 1975, Emporia State University, and J.D., 1987, Washburn University, is the new librarian at the Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library.
> New Public Hours: Monday 1-4, Tuesday 10-1, Wednesday 11-2, Thursday 10-1, Friday CLOSED
> Free Lexis Advance Training and CLEs for Attorneys:
Attorneys may take advantage of the law library's contract with
LexisNexis to get free individual training on legal research using
Lexis Advance. The half-hour one-on-one online training sessions are
free and are conducted by LexisNexis trainers.
Did You Know?
The Douglas County Law Library was established under the auspices of
the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, pursuant to Kansas
Statutes 20-3126 through 20-3132, and opened on May 1, 2003. On August
28, 2014, it was renamed the Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law
Library for the Honorable Michael J. Malone, who was the driving force
behind the establishment of the Law Library. The Law Library is open to
the general public as noted on the Law Library Hours
page on this website. Licensed attorneys in Douglas County who have
paid their annual Law Library Registration Fee and been issued a key
have access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Attorneys should contact the
Library about getting a key.
For more information, contact the Law Library at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments to: Webmaster: Timothy Kelly, Law Librarian, Michael J. Malone Douglas County Law Library, Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Created: November 2002; Revised: March 2, 2017