Capital University Law School
Jennifer L. Wondracek joined the Law School in November 2020 as the Director of Law Library and a Professor of Legal Research and Writing.
A native of Ohio, Director Wondracek chose to pursue her undergraduate studies in the warmer climate of Charleston, SC. Wondracek graduated from the College of Charleston with a B.S. in Business Administration, a B.A. in Political Science, and a minor in Economics in 2000.
In 2003, Director Wondracek earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Licensed to practice law in North Carolina, Wondracek went on to become a Staff Attorney at North Carolina Prisoner Legal Services in Raleigh, NC. Family obligations changed Wondracek’s career path, and in 2006 she graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with her Masters of Library and Information Science. Director Wondracek also obtained her Florida bar license in 2006. She has since worked as a law librarian and legal research instructor for Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Elon University School of Law, and University of Florida Levin College of Law. Most recently she served as the Director of Legal Educational Technology and Professor of Practice at UNT Dallas College of Law.
Director Wondracek is the co-author of a forthcoming book chapter “Librarians & MOOCs” in Creating the 21st Century Academic Library published by Scarecrow Press (November 2014) and author of journal article “The E-FAC – One Year Later” in the January, 2015 issue of the Florida Bar Journal. Director Wondracek has also published in several newsletters and was a blogger and Editor for the RIPS Law Librarian Blog.
Director Wondracek has been a member of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) since 2005. She has served on the AALL Copyright Committee, as Secretary/Treasurer of the Government Document Special Interest Section, and as current Chair of the Research, Instruction, and Patron Services Special Interest Section. In July 2014, Director Wondracek coordinated the first AALL Hackathon at the Annual Meeting. In addition to AALL, Director Wondracek is a member of the Southeastern Association of Law Libraries, American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, and Dallas Association of Law Librarians.