About the Library

Most of the collection is open to everyone, except for the books located on the east side of the Library. This area is open to Library Members, City legal departments and SLU Law faculty, staff and students.

Federal Materials

  • Statutes, Public Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Decisions of the Supreme Court and the Federal Courts

State Materials

  • Missouri and Illinois Statutes and Missouri Regulations
  • Regional Reports and Selected State Reports

Secondary Sources

  • Missouri Practice Treatises
  • Missouri and Illinois Digests
  • Form Books
  • Supplemented Treatises on a wide variety of legal subjects


Only Library Members, City legal departments, and SLU Law faculty, staff and students may check out books subject to staff approval.


Photocopy: .15/page (nonmembers) (free for members-see Membership page for details)  
Fax: .50/page and .50/cite (members)
1.00/page and .50/cite (nonmembers)

Conference Room Rental

Floor 12:  $80/day Members $40/hour Non-Members 
Floor 12 M (2 room minimum):  $50/day per room Members  $25/hour per room Non-Members
Floor 13 M:  $30/day Members  $15/hour Non-Members

CLE Programs

Library Members: Free
Nonmember Attorneys and Paralegals: $25
SLU Law students, faculty and staff: Free


Gail Wechsler, JD, MLS, Library Director
Michael Chlanda, Reference/Acquisitions
Monica Torian, Administrative Assistant/Acquisitions/Reference

Board of Directors

Elkin L. Kistner, President
Patrick O. Boyle, Vice-President
Robert H. Dierker, Jr., Treasurer
Scott L. Harper, Secretary
Francis X. Duda, Director
Thomas K. Neill, Director
Erika Cohn, Director