New library director named at Chapman School of Law
Chapman University’s School of Law has hired Linda Kawaguchi to be its new Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation Library Director and Professor of Law.
Kawaguchi comes to Chapman with 20 years of law school library experience that include five years as library director at Gonzaga University School of Law, and positions at Berkeley Law at UC Berkeley, University of Washington, and University of Michigan law schools. She has a master’s degree in librarianship with a law librarianship certificate from the University of Washington, a juris doctor from the University of Idaho College of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Idaho. She clerked for the Supreme Court of Idaho upon completion of her law school studies.
She is a member of the American Association of Law Libraries, American Bar Association, Association of American Law Schools, and more than a dozen additional library and law-related organizations. She has presented numerous papers on advanced legal research, critical thinking and legislative intent. She teaches advanced legal research.