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Washington Supreme Court Names New Law LibrarianMay 03, 2002
The Washington Supreme Court recently named Spokane County Law Library Director Kay Newman to the post of State Law Librarian. Newman will join the Law Library effective
Newman has served as the Law Library Director in
“The Court is delighted that Ms. Newman has accepted the appointment as State Law Librarian,” Chief Justice Gerry Alexander said of the announcement. “Her many years of experience in
Newman also served as a legal librarian for the firm of Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan in
Although originally a part of the State Library, in 1959 the Legislature transferred the State Law Library to the jurisdiction of the Washington Supreme Court. The Law Library is located in the
With more than 53,000 titles and 340,000 volumes, the collection is one of the largest legal collections on the West Coast. It includes primary materials from all fifty states, including published official reports and statutes.
The post carries an annual salary of $91,783.
CONTACT: Chief Justice Gerry Alexander,
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