Denise M. Gibson is Mercer Law School’s Assistant Law Librarian for Research Services. She has over 35 years of administrative and managerial experience in law and county libraries. Ms. Gibson teaches legal research classes, including the two credit Advanced Legal Research course, and the one credit Introduction to Legal Research course. During her career, Ms. Gibson published extensively on conducting effective legal research in many areas of the law.
Ms. Gibson earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern Law School in 1991. She received a Masters in Library and Information Science from Florida State University, and her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Sociology and Political Science, from the State University of New York at Buffalo. During her legal education, Ms. Gibson participated in the Tulane Admiralty and International Conventions Program, and received the highest honor in comparative law studies in Rhodos, Greece. She is a member of the Macon Bar Association, American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the South Eastern Chapter of AALL (SEAALL). She had been elected to serve as President, Vice President and Secretary of the South Florida Association of Law Libraries (SFALL), a regional chapter of AALL, presented at a number of conferences, and had been appointed to leadership positions on numerous professional committees throughout her career.