Patricia Cervenka

Professor of Law Director, Marquette University Law Library
(414) 288-5594
Areas of Law:

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Professional Memberships: 
Idaho Bar Association, American Association of Law Libraries, Wisconsin Library Association, Mid-American Association of Law Libraries, American Bar Association,
Other Courses Taught: 
Advanced Legal Research - Tax Advanced Legal Research - Federal Advanced Legal Research - State Law Sports Law Seminar Introduction to Legal Analysis, Legal Research & Writing


M.L.S., University of Iowa; J.D., University of Idaho; B.A. in French, Notre Dame College.

Chair, ABA Site Evaluation Team, Fall, 2015

Member, ABA Site Evaluation Teams, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, Spring, 2015, Chair for team, Fall, 2015.

Member, Marquette University President Search Committee, 2013-2014.

Chair, Faculty Council, University Academic Senate, 2011-12.

 University Academic Senate, 2003-2005, 2010-13. 

 Chair,  Association of American Law Sschools,  Law and Sports Section 2007-08.

 2007  Member, ABA Standards for Law Libraries Committee, Academic Law Libraries, Special Interest Section of AALL.

Chair, Grants Committee, AALL, 2002.   Director of Law School Technology 2004-2008;

 Chair, Marquette University Task Force on Faculty Governance, 2003-2005 


Wisconsin Legal Research, Carolina Press, 2011.

Wisconsin Supreme Court and Legislative History, 30 Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 141,  2011.

Free Shoes for Primary and Secondary Schools:  Playing by the Rules of Title IX, Marquette Sports Law Review, Fall 2006

Extra Curricular:

Season ticket holder:  Atlanta Braves, Iowa Hawkeyes, Milwaukee Brewers,

 Executive Women's Golf Association

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