Patricia Cervenka

Emerita Professor of Law
(414) 288-5594
Areas of Law:

Areas of Law::

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 Team-s, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, Spring, 2015, Chair for team, Fall, 2015.  Mock site visit Spring, 2016.

Member LLAW Committee on Grants 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

Two tandem skydives

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Recent Publications and Presentations

Panel SEAALL Annual Conference, Law Libraries under the new ABA Standards, April 2016.