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Lucie Olejnikova

Lucie Olejnikova

Reference / Electronic Services Librarian
Adjunct Professor of Law
B.S., Roberts Wesleyan College (Criminal Justice)
A.S., Genessee Community College (Paralegal)
M.L.S., SUNY Buffalo
J.D., Pace Law School
914-422-4339
lolejnikova@law.pace.edu

(Advanced Research in Criminal Law & Procedure; Legal Skills)

Professor Olejnikova is the Reference and Electronic Services Librarian at Pace Law Library. Lucie is originally from Prague, the Czech Republic. After obtaining her B.S. in Criminal Justice and A.S. in Paralegal Studies, she worked in a small Buffalo civil litigation law firm. She then earned her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the State University of New York in Buffalo where she worked as a reference librarian in the Charles B. Sears Law Library before joining Pace in 2008. Lucie teaches the research component of the first year required Legal Skills course and the Advanced Research Skills in Criminal Law and Procedure upper level course. She is also the editor of the Pace Law Library Blog and the Pace Law Library Podcast sites, she maintains the law library’s overall online presence, she provides research assistance to Pace moot court teams, and she coaches the Pace Jessup team. Further, Lucie is an active volunteer in the Foreign, Comparative, & International Law (FCIL) Special Interest Section and the Academic Law Libraries (ALL) Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries. 

Lucie graduated from the evening program of Pace Law School with certificate in International Law. As a student, Lucie was the captain of the 2011 International Criminal Moot Court Team, she joined the Pace Institute of International Commercial Law through the International Trade Externship in the summer of 2011 when she attended the UNCITRAL Working Group III 23rd session as a member of Pace Institute’s delegation and began her work related to the CISG and ODR as a research assistant. In 2011-2012 she interned in the Criminal Justice Clinic: Post-Conviction Project.

Lucie’s interests include international and foreign law, immigration law, criminal law, social networking technologies, and the application of new technologies in the legal setting.

Publications: 

Legal Research Guides

2010-2011 Legal Research Survey Results and Report, AALL ALL-SIS: Legal Research and Sourcebook Committee (2010-2011) (with Alissa Black-Dorward, A. Hays Butler, and Colleen Ostiguy). 

Lucie Olejnikova, Review of International Outsourcing Law and Practice, 28 Legal Information Alert 11 (Jan. 2009) (book review), Pace Law Faculty Publications. Paper 560.

Lucie Olejnikova & Jessica dePerio Wittman, The Case for Collaborative Tools, 13 AALL Spectrum 8 (Dec. 2008), Pace Law Faculty Publications. Paper 534.

Presentations:

Presenter, One Less Textbook To Drag Around: Creating an Online Learning Experience for 1L Legal Skills Students, The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 14, 2013 (with Cynthia Pittson). 

Presenter of Poster Session, Law Librarians as Educators: A Survey of Our Involvement in Teaching, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 21 – July 24, 2012.

Moderator, The Past, Present, and Future of the Law Library and Librarianship in Afghanistan: The Challenges and Rewards of Building a Library after 30 Years of War, FCIL Special Interest Section Executive Committee at American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., July 28, 2009.

Moderator, How to Include New Technologies Into Teaching Legal Research as part of the ALL-SIS Legal Research Round Table discussion at American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., July 26, 2009.

Presenter, Exploring Online Instructional Tools: Let’s Podcast!, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, July 15, 2008.