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Maureen Moran

Reference and Research Services Librarian

  • Profile

    Maureen Moran is a Reference and Research Services Librarian in the Muse Law Library and teaches legal research in the first-year program. Before coming to the University of Richmond, Ms. Moran was a reference librarian and assistant professor of lawyering skills at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California, where she taught in the school’s two-year legal writing and research program. Before entering the field of law librarianship, Ms. Moran practiced litigation in private firms in New York City and for the City of New York. Ms. Moran is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, the Virginia Association of Law Libraries, and the Northern California Association of Law Libraries. 

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    • Presentations

      Presenter, "Teaching Technology and Information Ethics," AALL Annual Meeting, American Association of Law Libraries (July 2019)

    • Memberships

      Member, American Association of Law Libraries


      Member, American Association of Law Schools


      Member, Legal Writing Institute


      Member, Northern California Association of Law Librarians


      Member, Virginia Association of Law Libraries (VALL)


      Member, Western Pacific Chapter of AAL

    • Bar Admissions

      New York State Bar

    • Professional Experience

      Reference and Research Services Librarian (2017 - present)
      University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA


      Instructional Services and Legal Research Librarian/Assistant Professor of Lawyering Skills (2010 - 2017)
      Pacific McGeorge School of Law


      Contract Attorney/Project Attorney (1999 - 2010)
      Hogan Lovells US LLP; Smith Campbell LLP; O�Shea Partners LLP; New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel; Morgan & Finnegan LLP; Ross & Hardies LLP


      Associate (1998 - 1999)
      Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP


      Associate (1997 - 1998)
      Condon & Forsyth LLP

  • Publications
    Journal Articles

    Growing Legal Implications of Tasers: A Primer on the Development, Uses, and Consequences of Tasers, 15 AALL Spectrum 8 (2011).

    Book Chapters

    Foreign and International Legal Research, in Global Lawyering Skills (West Academic) (Mary-Beth Moylan et al., eds.) (2018).

    Research Strategies, in Global Lawyering Skills (West Academic) (Mary-Beth Moylan et al., eds.) (2018).

    Foreign and International Legal Research, in Global Lawyering Skills (Mary-Beth Moylan et al., eds.) (2013).

    Research Strategies, in Global Lawyering Skills (Mary-Beth Moylan et al., eds.) (2013).

    Magazines/Trade Publications

    TSA Body-Scan Research Bibliography, Law Lines (2011).