Legal Reference Round Table (LRRT)


2017-2018 Legal Reference RT Officers

Co-Chair: Sue Ludington, Washington County Law Library
Co-Chair: Rebecca Sherman, Multnomah Law Library

Annual Reports

2014 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
2016 Annual Report
2017 Annual Report

Oregon Public Law Libraries

Oregon Council of County Law Libraries (OCCLL) Directory:

Multnomah Law Library:

Clackamas County Law Library:

Washington County Law Library:

State of Oregon Law Library:


Legal Reference Resources

Oregon Legal Research website:

Oregon Legal Research blog:

Oregon State Bar Public Information:

Oregon's Legal System:

Oregon Courts:

Court Self-Help Resources:


Legal Reference Training Resources

"Thrive in the Hive: Working Together to Provide Exceptional Legal Reference Service"
2017 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference pre-conference presentation slides and handouts:

"How to Show and Tell a Legal Research Story: Searching Nolo and Fastcase"
2016 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference presentation slides and handouts:

"So You Want to Change the World! How to be a Great Librarian to Your Activist Patrons"
2015 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference presentation slides, handouts, and resources:

"Plaintiffs, Pills, and Passports: How to Reply to Legal, Medical, and Government Services Questions"
2014 Oregon Library Association Annual Conference presentation slides and handouts:

"Legal Reference Questions: Overview of the Research Process & Free Online Legal Information Resources"
2013 Oregon Virtual Reference Summit presentation slides and video:
(scroll to find "Legal Reference Questions" presentation)

Washington County Law Library's Training and Advocacy resources:

How to Research a Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers:

Handling Legal Questions at the Reference Desk and Beyond 

Non-law Librarian Legal Reference Advice

Frequently Requested Legal Research Websites