Michelle M. LaLonde

Michelle M. LaLonde

Public Services Librarian and Interim Director, Arthur Neef Law Library


Arthur Neef Law Library
(313) 577-9381

Michelle M. LaLonde

  • Biography

    Michelle LaLonde is the Interim Director of the Arthur Neef Law Library and an adjunct professor of law at Wayne State University Law School. She has worked as an academic and federal law librarian for nearly two decades. At Wayne Law, she teaches courses on legal research methods. Her academic areas of interest include copyright law in higher education and libraries, international copyright law, American intellectual property law, and the teaching of legal research.

    LaLonde holds a master’s degree in Information and Library Science from Wayne State University and earned her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. After earning her law degree, she served as a librarian for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

  • Degrees and Certifications

    LL.M. (Intellectual Property Law), Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    J.D., Thomas M. Cooley Law School
    M.L.I.S., Wayne State University
    B.G.S., University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

  • Courses Taught
    MSL Class (Working with Lawyers) Fundamentals of U.S. Legal Research
  • Publications of Note

    Researching Public Health Law, Michigan Bar Journal. *Coming December 2022

    Bringing Law to the Community: Facilitating Access to Justice in Metropolitan Detroit, Applebaum, B., Bissett, J., LaLonde, M., Samson, M., and Thomas, V. (2016). World Library and Information Congress: 82nd IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Columbus, Ohio.

  • Courses taught by Michelle M. LaLonde