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Newport News Public Library: Law Library Advisory Committee

Advisory Committee

Committee Members:

  • Kara Akins        
  • Joseph M. Durant
  • Robert Jones

To contact the Advisory Committee:

Call 757.926-1350



About the Committee


The Law Library Advisory Committee is made up of three members who are attorneys at law. The Committee’s responsibility is to select the books and materials to be purchased by the Library System for the Public Law Library.

The members of the Committee must be residents of the City of Newport News are appointed by City Council. Any Newport News attorney interested in serving on the Committee should fill out a Board Bank application.  Board Bank applications are available online. Terms served are for two years. Advisory Committee meetings are held on an as needed basis.

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