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About the Boley Law Library: Staff

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Rob Truman

Library Director | (503) 768-6780 | Wood Hall Room 212

Rob Truman is law library director and is responsible for the overall administration of the Law Library. He coordinates departmental activities, prepares and oversees the budget, and plans for future library building and technology needs. Rob has served the library and the law school as Librarian for Legal Research Instruction; Assistant Director, Electronic Information Services; and Assistant Dean for Continuing Legal Education and Director, Oregon Law Institute. He has a J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School and an M.L.S. from Emporia State University. 

Research and Instruction

Mari Cheney 

Assistant Director, Research and Instruction | (503) 768-6708 | Boley Law Library Room 154

Mari manages the Research and Instruction Services department, provides reference services to library patrons, and teaches legal research courses. She has a B.A. in English from Walla Walla University, a J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law, and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Washington. Prior to joining the Boley Law Library, she was a reference librarian at the Utah State Law Library in Salt Lake City.



Wendy Schroeder Hitchcock

International and Foreign Law Librarian | (503) 768-6763 | Wood Hall Room 211

Wendy serves as the Foreign and International Law specialist. She provides reference service to library patrons and teaches International and Foreign Legal Research.  Wendy has a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Massachusetts, a Master of Librarianship from the University of South Carolina, and a J.D. from the University of Oregon. She worked at the Oregon State Bar as a publications attorney editing CLE publications, and has also been a lobbyist, a jury consultant, and an attorney in private practice. Wendy was head of Public Services at Ohio Northern University Law School Library for 3 years and has worked in both public and university libraries as a reference librarian. 


Jim Kite

Reference & Research Librarian | (503) 768-6829 | Wood Hall Room 214

Jim provides research and reference services for everyone in the Lewis & Clark Law School community. Previously, he served as the Branch Librarian for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Anchorage, Alaska.  Jim also worked as a research librarian at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Silicon Valley.  He has a B.A. in English Language & Literature from Franklin & Marshall College, a J.D. from George Washington University Law School, and an M.S.L.I.S. from the Catholic University of America. 

Circulation and Resource Sharing

Laurisa Stubblefield

Circulation and Accounts Librarian | (503) 768-6694 | Boley Law Library Room 155

Laurisa oversees the Circulation and Resource Sharing department and is also responsible for the library budget and maintaining the accounts. Laurisa has an M.L.S. from Emporia State University and a B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. She worked as an assistant to the Law School’s budget director for two years before joining the Law Library staff in 2003. 



Yvon Kozma

Access Services & Collection Support Assistant | (503) 768-6584 | Boley Law Library Room 153

Yvon is responsible for interlibrary loan fulfillment, maintaining the reserve collection, and insuring the integrity of the stacks. She is also responsible for processing new books and materials, maintaining and repairing the collection (i.e., call numbers, stamping, location tape, etc.).

Collections and Content

Sarah JohnsonSarah Johnson

Assistant Director, Collections and Content | (503) 768-6710 | Wood Hall Room 215

Sarah oversees law library print and digital collections and online library research tools. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography from Marylhurst University and an M.L.S. and graduate certificate in archives studies from Emporia State University. Prior to joining the Boley Law Library, Sarah held positions at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Mt. Hood Community College, Clackamas Community College, and Concordia University. 


Dianne Ensign

Senior Library Assistant/Technical Services | (503) 768-6692 | Wood Hall Room 216

Dianne has general processing duties in the Acquisitions Department, including ordering new library materials, claiming overdue orders, processing gift items and general problem solving. She has a B.A. in Literature from Portland State University. Previous positions include interlibrary loan, cataloging and acquisitions at the Multnomah County Library, and positions at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and Federal Executive Board.


Liana Rein

Serials/Acquisitions Specialist | (503) 768-6693 | Wood Hall Room 213

Liana is responsible for the acquisition, distribution and maintenance of the entire serials collection. She has a B.M. in Music Therapy from the University of the Pacific in California. Prior to joining the Boley staff, she worked in circulation at the Tualatin Public Library and in the Technical Services Department of the Library at the University of the Pacific.