Dora (Dorie) Bertram

Lecturer in Law; Director, Public Services/Librarian


J.D. 1999, Washington University, St. Louis
M.S. 1987, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
A.B. 1985, Washington University, St. Louis

Phone / Email

Phone:  (314) 935-6484
Email: bertram@wustl.edu 


Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 455G

Courses Taught

Legal Research Methodologies [more


Director of Public Services Dorie Bertram oversees the operations of the Public Services Division of the Law Library, which includes circulation, reference, and research services and assistance to faculty, students and other patrons of the Law Library.  She is a member of the Missouri Bar and also holds the position of Lecturer in Law where she teaches legal research methodologies to first-year students. In addition to her library and teaching duties, Bertram has written on such topics as: ranking of laws schools; depository status in an electronic environment; and changes in access to government information. She also shares joint authorship on an index of congressional hearings published by William S. Hein & Co. Prior to coming to the law school, Bertram was an Assistant Government Publications Librarian at the University of Miami's Richter Library.

Representative Publications

Articles & Essays

  • "Annotated Bibliography: Ranking of Law Schools by U.S. News & World Report," Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-08-03, July 15, 2010 [view]


  • Admitted to Missouri Bar in 2000, inactive
  • American Association of Law Libraries, including Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section(SIS); Computing Services SIS; Government Documents SIS; and Research Instruction & Patron Services SIS
  • Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL)
  • Southwestern Association of Law Libraries