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Senior Consultant Ellen M. Callinan

Ellen M. Callinan is a Senior Consultant with Axelroth & Associates. Ellen joined Axelroth & Associates after a twenty year career in private firm and academic law libraries, where she managed research and collection services, implemented automation systems, expanded library space and operations, and introduced new technology. In addition to consulting, Ellen is an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law School where she has a taught a course in law firm research since 1999.

Ellen earned a J.D. from the College of William & Mary and an M.S. in library science from Catholic University. She is a member of the Virginia Bar, the American Association of Law Libraries, the Special Libraries Association and several of their chapters.

Direct Contact Information: ecallinan at | 703.917.8648


Selected Speaking Engagements

  • AALL Annual Meetings, Speaker, various topics (1988-1991, 1993, 1999, 2002)
  • How to Succeed as a Summer Associate, Georgetown University Law Center (1991 – 1994, 1999 – )
  • Legal Research Training, Practicing Law Institute (1995)
  • Legal Research Training, DC Bar Association (1993)
  • Walking in a Wiki Wonderland, American Society of International Law (March 2007)
  • Walking in a Wiki Wonderland - Again, LLSDC/SEALL Joint Conference (March 2008)

Selected Publications

Professional Activities

  • American Association of Law Libraries
        » PLL Webmaster, 2007 -
        » Participant, Colloquium of Law Librarians and Legal Publishers, 2001
        » Participant, Disintermediation Task Force, 1998
        » Editor, Core Legal Research Competencies, 1997
        » Co-Chair, Winter Institute on Legal Research, 1995
        » Participant, AALL MacCrate Planning Conference, 1993
        » Founder, Research Instruction Caucus, 1992
  • Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, DC: Editor, Law Library Lights