Chelsey McKimmy Joins the Library Faculty at LMU Law

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Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law (LMU Law) Vice President and Dean Matt Lyon announced Chelsey McKimmy will join the faculty of LMU Law as student services librarian and assistant professor of law in January.

In this position, McKimmy will teach in the legal research program and provide reference assistance, legal research instruction, collection development in the LMU Law Library, which is comprised mostly of digital legal and nonlegal information. She also will act as the library liaison to the LMU Law Review, the Duncan School of Law Moot Court Board, the Mock Trial Team and other student organizations.

McKimmy joins LMU from the University of Iowa College of Law-Law Library, where she served as a reference librarian from May 2018 to May 2019. In that position she performed reference interviews, assisted with use of legal materials and created study aids libguides.

McKimmy earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a Master of Arts in English from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. In 2017, she earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Iowa College of Law. McKimmy earned a Master of Arts in Library and Information Science from the University of Iowa in 2019.

The Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law is located in Knoxville’s Historic Old City Hall Building. LMU Law is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of lawyers to provide sound legal service in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU Law, call 865.545.5303 or visit us online at Law.LMUnet.edu.

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