Main content
City of Alexandria Homepage
Tuesday, November 25  •  56°Mostly Cloudy Air Quality: Yellow
CloseWeather Forecast
Today: High 57° Low 41°
Rain LateAir Quality: Yellow
Wed: High 41° Low 33°
Rain/SnowAir Quality: Green
Thu: High 44° Low 29°
AM Clouds/PM SunAir Quality: Yellow
Fri: High 39° Low 30°
SunnyAir Quality: Yellow
Sat: High 48° Low 39°
Partly CloudyAir Quality: Yellow
Alert
Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule of Services -- Updated 11/25/2014 10:55:23 AM
All City of Alexandria government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27, and Friday, November 28, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Residential trash and recycling will be collected on Thanksgiving Day, November 27, beginning at 6 a.m.
Read More...
City of Alexandria, VA City of Alexandria, VA
Alexandria Law Library
Share Share RSS RSS Print Print Text Size Text Size NormalText Size LargeText Size Extra Large
Page updated Apr 14, 2014 3:34 PM
CloseComments

No Comments Posted Yet

Library Collection

The Alexandria Law Library collection contains over 20,000 print volumes supplemented with computerized databases such as Westlaw, Internet access and CD-ROMs. Books are arranged by subject matter. Our electronic catalog is currently only accessible from within the library. However, the library staff will answer any questions about our collection by telephone. Major materials in the collection include: 

Print Resources

  • State & local codes: Virginia, Maryland, DC and Alexandria
  • Extensive Virginia practice collection (Administrative code, Michie's Jurisprudence, Acts of Assembly, opinions from Virginia Circuit Court, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, forms and many subject-specific treatises
  • United States Code Service (USCS)
  • Federal practice materials and forms
  • Legal dictionary
  • Restatements: 1st, 2nd and 3rd
  • ALR: 1st through 5th and Federal
  • Treatises on domestic relations law, landlord-tenant laws, bankruptcy, employment law, traffic infractions, driving under the influence, trial practice, personal injury, criminal law, medical malpractice, business formation, commercial law, insurance, contracts and much more

Electronic Resources

WESTLAW (WestlawNext™ and Westlaw© Classic) subscription includes: 

  • State and Federal case law, statutes and court rules
  • KeyCite©
  • The Virginia Practice Series
  • Reference materials such as ALRs, AmJur, the Restatements, Uniform Laws Annotated, law reviews and journals, jury verdict materials, a forms database, and secondary materials on topics such as:
  • Secondary materials (treatises) on selected topics such as Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Evidence, Federal Practice, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Property Law, Tax Law, Workers Compensation, and more.

LEXISNEXIS subscription includes:  

  • Virginia case law, statutes and court rules 
  • Virginia reference materials and Shepard’s Citations
     

CD-ROM Subscriptions: 

  • Fairfax Circuit Court Practice Manual
  • Model Interrogatories

Superseded Materials

• The law library houses superseded volumes and pocket parts from the Virginia Code in its archives. This area is not accessible to patrons. However, the librarian will gladly retrieve volumes for you upon request by title number, section and year.

Courthouse, 520 King St. 
Suite LL34
Alexandria, VA 22314
E-mail
Phone: 703.746.4077

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.