• Information Policy
  • Intellectual Property
  • Law Librarianship


Professor Hotchkiss joined the full-time Law School faculty in 1999 to teach upper level legal research courses. She began teaching legal research and writing courses in 1991 as an affiliate instructor for both the Law School and the Information School. Professor Hotchkiss teaches advanced legal research, copyright and information policy, and employment law. Her research interests include examining technological impacts on research and litigation; federal legislative process and public policy; and federal information policy. Professor Hotchkiss received a B.A. in History from Duke University, an MSLS from The Catholic University of America, and both a JD and an LLM from The George Washington University School of Law. Her prior employment includes eight years at the U.S. Courts Library in Seattle, three years at the White House Law Library, and five years at The George Washington University Law School Library. She also clerked at and was associated with a D.C. law firm. A lifelong volunteer, Professor Hotchkiss is active in a variety of professional and community associations. Originally a native of the "other Washington", she now calls Seattle home.


  • LLM, The George Washington University, 1985
  • JD, The George Washington University, 1983
  • MS, Library Science, The Catholic University of America, 1978
  • BA, History, Duke University, 1975