Elana Olson

Director of the Eckstein Law Library - Director of the Labor & Employment Law Program
(414) 288-1696
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Professional Memberships: 
State Bar of Wisconsin, Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin, American Association of Law Libraries
Current Courses:
Advanced Legal Research
Other Courses Taught: 
Labor Law


Elana H. Olson is the Director of the Eckstein Law Library, Director of the Labor & Employment Law Program, and Adjunct Professor of Law at the Marquette University Law School. She is Faculty Advisor to the Labor & Employment Law Society and to the Marquette Benefits & Social Welfare Law Review. Professor Olson teaches Advanced Legal Research courses in labor & employment law, federal law, and Wisconsin law and collaborates in the first-year Legal Research, Writing and Analysis courses. She also teaches Labor Law.

Professor Olson earned her J.D. from the College of William & Mary and her Masters of Library and Information Science from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and previously practiced labor and employment law. She holds a B.S. from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. Professor Olson joined the law school community in 2008, providing part-time evening and weekend reference service while completing her library degree. She is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, American Bar Association, and the American Association of Law Libraries, and a past president of the Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin.