Karen Wallace Profile


Circulation/Reference Librarian

Professor of Law Librarianship


Areas of Responsibility

Circulation, Public Services, Reference


MA – University of Iowa, Beta Phi Mu
BA – University of Iowa, with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, Order of Omega, Phi Eta Sigma

Professional Experience

Circulation/Reference Librarian, Drake Law Library since 2000
Head of Community Services, Des Plaines Public Library
Outreach Librarian, Park Ridge Public Library

Selected Publications

Significant Accomplishments

  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries – Vice-President/President Elect
    (2017 -), Executive Board Member (2007-09), Annual Meeting Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair (2004), Nominations Committee Chair (2001-02, 2008-09), Membership Committee Chair (2009-14)
  • American Association of Law Libraries – Access to Electronic Legal Information Committee member (2005-07)
  • Presenter: At the Top of the Rise: Government Web Sites that have Met the Challenge (American Association of Law Libraries 2007 Annual Meeting)

Additional Information

Karen Wallace SSRN Author Page

Karen Wallace Curriculum Vitae

Law School Events
March 23, 2018
08:00 AM - 03:30 PM
March 23, 2018
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
March 23, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Law School News
March 12, 2018
Drake Law School is pleased to announce alumni award winners. Karen Shaff, LW’79, was named the 2018 Alumna of the Year; Kristina Stanger, LW’05, was named the 2018 Recent Alumna of the Year; and Robert Oberbillig, LA'56, LW'58, received the Distinguished Public Service Award.