Joseph D. Lawson
Joe’s work is focused on removing barriers to legal information for everyone involved in the legal system. As Deputy Director of the Harris County Law Library, Joe led the initiative to create the Legal Tech Institute, which offers a collection of learning opportunities designed to help self-represented litigants and small firm attorneys learn the tech they need to access and use digital legal information. Joe regularly presents on the topics of self-represented litigation, legal research, and public law library services for the judiciary, governmental agencies, law librarians, bar associations, public libraries, and community groups throughout Harris County, Texas.
Joe holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Indiana University, a J.D. from Indiana University-Indianapolis School of Law, and a M.S. in Library and Information Science from the University of North Texas.