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Benefits

The Law Library is open to the public Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Attorneys who wish to use the Library in the evenings and on the weekends may do so by becoming a member of the Law Library Association. The Law Library Association offers the following benefits to its members:

  • Access to the Law Library evenings and weekends (requires separate Access Card application)
  • Ability to borrow circulating materials
  • Discounted photocopy charges
    • Members: Minimum Charge $8, No charge for Rush Orders 
    • Non-Members: Minimum Charge $25, Rush Orders $10 
     
  • Reference service from highly trained reference librarians
  • Access to the Internet from your laptop computer while visiting the library Including access to the Law Library's research links and subscription databases (you will need your own passwords for Westlaw and Lexis) 

 

Becoming a Law Library Association Member

Law Library Association memberships run for one year and the fee is determined by the number of attorneys in the firm.  The year is based on the calendar year (January 1-December 31) and is pro-rated for new members joining midyear.
 

 

Membership Levels

Individual attorney - $150

Firm (or corporate law office) of -

2 to 5 attorneys $300
6 to 20 attorneys $475
21 to 40 attorneys $675
41 to 60 attorneys $900
61 to 100 attorneys $1,100
100 or more attorneys $1,300

 

Membership Application Forms

There are two types of application forms: one for new members and a second to request a card for evening and weekend access.  Please note that each form gets mailed to a different address.

1. All new applicants must fill out a membership application and mail it to:

Washington University Law Library
Attention:  Law Library Association
P.O. Box 60791
St. Louis, MO 63160-0791

Click here for a membership application 

2. New applicants and existing LLA members wishing to use the evening and weekend library access benefit must also fill out one Access Card Application per person.  Access Card applications can be submitted any time during the membership year and take five to ten business days to process. Mail Access Card applications to:

Washington University Law Library
Attn: Circulation Manager
Campus Box 1171
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, Missouri 63130-4899

Click here for an Access Card application 

Contact information

Susan Mueller, Circulation Manager, at 314.935.6455
Wanda Rice, Accountant, at 314.935.7144
Law Library Circulation Desk, at 314.935.6450

Photocopy Services

To obtain photocopies from the Law Library, phone, mail or fax your request (Law Library Association members may also email their requests) with the following information:

  • Exact citation of material to be photocopied.
  • Whether the copies should be mailed, faxed or will be picked up.
  • Name and address to which copies are to be sent, along with any client information you wish to appear on the invoice.
  • Your name and phone number and the firm's name.

Photocopy Fees:

Law Library Association Members:

  • Minimum Charge: $8 for up to 25 pages and $.30 per page for additional pages.
  • Rush Orders: No additional charge.
  • Email with attachment: $5.00 additional
  • Faxes: Photocopy charge plus $1.50 per page.
  • Postage: U.S. Mail rates

Non-Members:

  • Minimum Charge: $25 for up to 25 pages and $.30 per page for additional pages.
  • Rush Orders: $10 additional charge.
  • Email with attachment: $5:00 additional
  • Faxes: Photocopy charge plus $1.50 per page.
  • Postage: U.S. Mail rates.

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