Assoc. Dean for Law Library Services & Information Technology
Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Law Library Services & Information Technology
Professor of Law
"I see my job as facilitating the success of our students. The Law Library and technology staff are committed to our students’ success. By building and maintaining a modern environment for the study of law, we insure that our students leave here with the skills needed to excel in the modern practice of law."
Dean Whiteman came to Chase in July, 2002. He is in charge of the overall planning and operations of the Law Library and technology within the College of Law. He coordinates the research component of the Basic Legal Skills course, and teaches basic and advanced legal research, as well as Criminal Law. Dean Whiteman's research interests include the impact of technology on the practice of law. His most recent publications include: Internet Citations in Appellate Court Opinions: Something's Rotting in the Commonwealth, Ky Bench & Bar (January 2012) (co-authored with State Law Librarian Jennifer Frazier).
Dean Whiteman received his B.A. from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, his Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville, and his Masters of Science in Library and Information Science from Simmons College. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
- Advanced Legal Research
- Basic Legal Skills - Research
Internet Citations in Appellate Court Opinions: Something's Rotting in the Commonwealth, Ky Bench & Bar (January 2012) (co-authored with Jennifer Frazier)
Preparing for Trial, CALI Lesson (2011) (co-authored with Emily Janoski-Haehlen)
Fortifying the Front Lines: Providing Legal Research Training to Public Librarians, 15 AALL Spectrum 18 (Mar. 2011)