Roger V. Skalbeck

Professor of Law
Associate Dean for Library and Information Services


Roger V. Skalbeck is a Professor of Law and the Associate Dean of Library & Information Resources. He teaches legal research, applied practice technology, and copyright law.  He is a frequent presenter on legal technology at national conferences, and he writes about libraries, technology, and intellectual property. Dean Skalbeck is on the Board of Directors for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), a member of the Virginia Access to Justice Commission’s Committee on Self-Represented Litigants, and a member of the Legal Scholarship Advisory Board for LawArXiv. He was formerly an Adjunct Professor and Associate Librarian at Georgetown Law Center, where he co-taught a seminar on Technology Innovation and Law Practice.


Presenter, "From Conversation to Conversion: Getting Lawyers to Use New Tools," American Association of Law Libraries (April 2019)

Presenter, "Law School Roaring Twenties/Great Depression: The View from the Director's Suite on the challenges facing Law Schools and Law Libraries in the 21st Century - Deep Dive," SEAALL: South Eastern Association for Law Libraries (March 2019)

Presenter, "Partnership Opportunities to Enhance Access to Justice," SEAALL: South Eastern Association for Law Libraries (March 2019)

Presenter, "Emerging Trends in Legal Aid Technology," Legal Aid Attorneys & Staff, Virginia Poverty Law Center (October 2016)

Presenter, "Taking the Lead on Teaching Legal Technology: Opportunities and Challenges,," American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Chicago, (July 2016)

Bar Admissions


Professional Experience

Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law (2015 - present)
University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA

Adjunct Professor (2011 - 2015)
Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC

Associate Law Librarian for Electronic Resources & Services (2006 - 2015)
Georgetown Law Library, Washington, DC

Technology Services Librarian (2000 - 2006)
George Mason School of Law, Arlington, VA

Electronic Services Librarian (1999 - 2000)
Howrey LLP, Washington, DC

Systems Librarian (1998 - 1999)
Williams & Connolly, Washington, DC

Knowledge Analyst (1997 - 1998)
Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A., Minneapolis, MN


J.D., George Mason University School of Law 2005

M.L.I.S., Dominican university 1996

B.A., Macalester College 1993

Contact Information

Room L9, Law School
(804) 289 8218
(804) 289 8683 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Law Librarianship
Technology in Legal Practice
Copyright Law
Intellectual Property