Sheri Lewis

Director of the D'Angelo Law Library and Lecturer in Law Library

Sheri Lewis became Director of the D’Angelo Law Library in 2013 after serving 12 years as Associate Law Librarian for Public Services. She has been a librarian since 1994 and has worked at several law school libraries.

Ms. Lewis is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Northwestern University and a graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was chairperson of the Moot Court Board and was elected to Order of the Barristers. Following law school, she served as law clerk to the Hon. Robert L. Miller Jr., Northern District of Indiana, and then practiced law with the firm of Lord, Bissell and Brook in Chicago.

Ms. Lewis is an active member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL). She has served as president of CALL and has served as chair of sections and committees of the national association, AALL. Ms. Lewis is a co-author of two CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction) lessons on legal research and has written various articles on law librarianship. She teaches Advanced Legal Research at the University of Chicago Law School.


Rosary College (now Dominican University)

Master of Library and Information Science, 1994

New York University School of Law

JD, 1989

Northwestern University

BA with distinction, 1986


D'Angelo Law Library, The University of Chicago Law School

Director, 2013-present
Associate Law Librarian for Public Services, 2001-2013

Furman Smith Law Library, Mercer University

Associate Law Librarian for Research Services, 1996-2001

DePaul University College of Law Library

Reference/Computer Services Librarian, 1995-1996

Lord, Bissell & Brook

Associate, Medical Litigation Department, Chicago, IL, 1991-1993

United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Miller, Jr., 1989-1991