Law Library

We’ve moved! Please visit our new site at We’ll be developing it all year but you’re more likely to see the most current information at that site.

The purpose of the Lyon County Law Library (LCLL) is to provide legal information support to attorney members of the LCLL. Physical access is available to library members during courthouse hours – typically, 8-5 Mon – Fri.

Public access is available Wed & Thurs mornings from 9 to noon, or by appointment – call or email to make arrangements. The librarian is on-site Wednesday & Thursday mornings, Thursday afternoon and other times by appointment.

430 Commercial, 3rd Floor
Emporia, KS 66801
620-341-3315 (fax)
Susan G. Fowler, Librarian

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February CLE – Wellness: Not Just Not Being Sick

Anne McDonald of the Kansas Lawyers Assistance Program (KALAP) will provide a one-hour presentation on the importance of wellness to meet ethics rule 8.4 on Wednesday, February 8 from 12 to 1pm in Courtroom #3. One hour of Ethics CLE has been requested; there is no fee for this brown-bag session, which is open to all attorneys licensed to practice in Kansas.

Public Legal Education (PLE) Event – Feb 18

The LCLL and Emporia Public Library (EPL) are teaming again to provide a public legal education opportunity on Saturday, February 18 at 1:30 pm in the large meeting room at EPL. The film Amistad will be shown, and post-movie discussion will be led by Judge Doug Jones and Attorney Timothy Dupree. The Amistad case is considered instrumental to ending slavery in the U.S.

The event is free and popcorn will be provided.

Amistad is rated “R” for violence, nudity and sex. Parental discretion is advised.

Citizen’s Guide to the Fifth Judicial Court – provides an introduction to the Emporia Municipal Court, the District Court in Chase & Lyon counties, and links to self-help resources. Updated 11/17/06.
Constitution Day Research Guide (Georgetown Law Library)
Fifth Judicial District– court schedules for Lyon & Chase counties. This site also has contact information for court records and links to court opinions and forms.
Intro to the Law (Brochure)
Library Policies & Procedures (pdf)updated 12/22/11
Links to Legal Resources – lots of other legal information sites
Newsletters are found here
Online Catalog(Click on My Books tab for a listing of our holdings.)
Recodification Tables – Kansas Criminal Statutes have new code numbers for Felonies and Misdemeanors.