About Gordon R. Russell

Prior to joining Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law on March 1, 2009 as Associate Dean, Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library, Gordon Russell was the founding Associate Dean for Library and Information Technology and Professor of Law at Charleston School of Law.
He has taught first-year Legal Research and Writing, Interviewing, Negotiation and Counseling, Advanced Electronic Research, Advanced Legal Research and Legal Research Boot Camp. For the last 10 years he has taught legal research in offshore tax online for the International Off Shore Tax LL.M. program currently offered at Thomas Jefferson Law School in San Diego.
Mr. Russell received his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, M.L.S. from Brigham Young University, LL.B. from University of Western Ontario and J.D. degree from the University of New Mexico.
Mr. Russell was the keynote presenter at the American Association of Law Libraries Pre Conference Workshop in Philadelphia on Tired of Herding Cats? Re-image Your Law Library with ERM Best Practices in July, 2011.
Mr. Russell was a member of the AALL Academic Law Library Special Interest Section’s Task Force on the ABA Standards Review. The Recommendations for ABA Standards Revision Relating to Academic Law Libraries can be found at http://www.abanet.org/legaled/committees/comstandards.html.
Mr. Russell as a member of the ABA Legal Education Law School Facilities Committee was involved in the planning of the ABA Bricks and Bytes Conference, March 10-12, 2010 in Philadelphia and the conference in San Diego, March 11-13 2012.


Present Phone 865 545-5305, Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law
Present Director of the Law Library, Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law
Present Associate Dean and Professor of Law, Lincoln Memorial University - Duncan School of Law

Curriculum Vitae



Research Interests

Legal Research


  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Interviewing Negotiation & Counseling

Contact Information

Gordon Russell
Associate Dean and Professor of Law &
Director of the Law Library
Duncan School of Law
Lincoln Memorial University
601 W.Summit Hill Dr.
Knoxville TN 37902

Phone: 865 545-5305


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