Kelly Lynn Anders:
Publications and Presentations

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Books and Monographs

The Organized Lawyer. 2nd ed. (Carolina Academic Press, 2015; visit the website for this book. See also reviews and more information.

Advocacy to Zealousness: Learning Lawyering Skills From Classic Films (Carolina Academic Press, 2012) (publisher's description). See also reviews and more information.

The Organized Lawyer (Carolina Academic Press, 2009; visit the website for this book and Amazon.com for Introduction). See also reviews and more information.

Les Nuits de Paris (French translation of unpublished novella Paris Nights by celebrated Jazz musician, Teddy Edwards) (1997). [Learn more about Teddy Edwards: All About Jazz | New York Times Obituary]

Book Chapters

"The Importance of Personal Organization" (chapter 19) in Essential Qualities of the Professional Lawyer. (American Bar Association, 2013) (forthcoming).

"Organizing Your Law Practice" (chapter 12) in Solo and Small Firm Guide Book. 2nd ed. (Kansas Bar Association, 2013) (140 KB PDF).

Articles in Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

"Ethical Exits: When Lawyers and Judges Must Sever Ties on Social Media," - 7 Charleston Law Review 187 (2012-2013).

"'I' Before 'E,' Except in Mediation: Training Introverts to Use Extroverted Techniques to Become Stronger Mediators," 33 Oklahoma City University Law Review 573 (2008).

"Reviewing Silkwood at 25: The Reel Impact on Environmental Policy," 49 South Texas Law Review 451 (2007). [See IMDB: The Internet Movie Database for more information about Silkwood.]
  » Cited in: Elkins, James R. Lawyers and Film: Personal Reflections.

"Marketing and Policy Considerations for Violent Video Games," 18 Journal of Public Policy and Marketing 270 (1999) (cited in 20+ publications).

Articles in Magazines

"Organizational Tips for Law Librarians: Guidance for Maintaining an Organized Work Space," 16:5 AALL Spectrum 19 (March 2012) (271 KB PDF).

"Comedies of Error Shape Views of Law Schools, Lawyers," National Law Journal (September 5, 2011) (popular culture can illuminate the public, but also can spread misinformation about the legal profession). See also: Texas Lawyer (September 6, 2011).

"The Diversity Corner" (monthly column), Journal of the Kansas Bar Association, September 2009-June 2010.

"Your Workspace is a First Impression," New York Law Journal "The Back Page," p. 24, 23, (January 23, 2009) (1.5 MB PDF).

"The High Road to the High Court is the Best Route," The Kansas City Daily Record (July 22, 2009).

"Does Your Workspace Need an Amendment?," 23:1 The Legislative Lawyer (Summer 2009).

"Order in the Office: Why Organization is Essential to the Legal Profession," 69:6 Oregon State Bar Bulletin 44 (April 2009).

"Taming the Beast," 95 ABA Journal 10 (March 2009).

"Get Organized," 18:5 The National Jurist 6 (February 2009).

"Fight at the Museum: Ruling for Mass MoCA, Court Held VARA Can't Protect Unfinished Works, But Case Poses problems," 30:35 National Law Journal S1 (May 12, 2008).
   » Cited in: Nathan Murphy, "Thème et VARAations: Why the Visual Artists Rights Act Should Not Protect Works-In-Progress," 17 UCLA Entertainment Law Review 110 (2010).

"My Turn at the Right Time: Happy Coincidence Leads to Unique Display, Positive Learning Experience," 9:9 AALL Spectrum 22 (July 2005) (381 KB PDF; ).

"Unique Display Features Leaders in Law," 105:2 Sacramento Lawyer (May/June 2005)

"On First Reading: Secret Credit Scores May Soon Be Revealed," 27:6 State Legislatures 7 (June 2001).

"X-Rated Regs: Ruling Spurs Edicts Covering Adult Businesses," 87 ABA Journal 18 (January 2001).

"Can Cities Sue Gunmakers?" 25:5 State Legislatures 29 (May 1999).

Legislative Reports

"Adult Business Regulations," 9:11 NCSL LegisBrief (February 2001) (co-authored with Jude Balsamo).

"Religious Land Use--State and Federal Legislation," 25:14 NCSL State Legislative Report (December 2000) (with L. Cheryl Runyon and Susan Parnas Frederick).

"ATM Fees," 8:34 NCSL LegisBrief (August/September 2000) (co-authored with Justin Howery).

"Concealed Weapons," 8:8 NCSL LegisBrief (February 2000).

Elder Fraud: Financial Crimes Against the Elderly (Denver, CO : National Conference of State Legislatures, 1999) (ISBN 1580240739).

"College Students, Credit Cards and Debt, Part II," 7:26 NCSL LegisBrief (June/July 1999).

"College Students, Credit Cards and Debt," 7:23 NCSL LegisBrief (April/May 1999).

"The Brady Act And Its Aftermath," 7:6 NCSL LegisBrief (January 1999).

Book Reviews

Museum Philosophy for the Twenty-first Century, edited by Hugh H. Genoways. 43 Libraries & the Cultural Record 235 (2008).

Libraries, the Internet, and Scholarship: Tools and Trends Converging, edited by Charles F. Thomas. 40 Libraries & Culture 580 (2005).

The Global Environment and International Law, by Joseph F. DiMento. 96 Law Library Journal 347 (2004).

Presentations

"Organization and Professionalism in Your Legal Practice," ALI-ABA (webcast), April 24, 2012.

Panelist, 2nd Annual Diversity Law School Expo, Creighton University (sponsored by Black Law Student Association), July 16, 2011.

"Organization and Professionalism in Your Legal Practice," ALI-ABA (webcast), July 14, 2011.

"The Ethical Use of Social Media for Lawyers and Museum Professionals" (Ethics CLE), Legal Issues in Museum Administration, 39th Annual ALI-ABA Course of Study (co-sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution with the cooperation of the American Association of Museums), Washington, D.C., March 23, 2011.

"Organization & Professionalism in the Law" (Ethics CLE), Iowa Association of Administrative Law Judges' Fall Meeting, Des Moines, Iowa, September 13, 2010.

"Ethical Use of Social Media" (Ethics CLE), Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association, Kansas City, Missouri, June 30, 2010.

Panelist, "Life as a Professional: Professionalism, Effectiveness, and Personal Balance," Associate Deans' Conference— Nudge: Leading, Motivating, and Team Building, Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, June 25, 2010.

"Developing a Professional Wardrobe: Basics for Men and Women," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, February 10, 2010.

Panelist, "Why Does a Diverse Judiciary Matter? How Can We Achieve It?," Quest for a More Diverse Judiciary, League of Women Voters of Kansas, Topeka, Kansas, October 17, 2009.

"Organization & Professionalism in the Law" (Ethics CLE), Fifth Annual Legal Diversity Summit, Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha, Nebraska, October 9, 2009.

Moderator and Planner, "Photography, Fair Use, and Appropriation Art: A Snapshot of Current Issues," CLE Teleconference, Section on Intellectual Property Law and the Center for Continuing Legal Education, American Bar Association, June 18, 2009.

"The Organized Lawyer & Professionalism in the Law," Lawyers & Leaders Programs, University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa, March 26, 2009.

"Developing a Professional Wardrobe: Basics for Men and Women," Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, January 27, 2009.

"Externship Programs: The Impact of ABA Standard 305," Topeka Bar Association, February 2, 2007.

Panelist, Legal Diversity Summit, Nebraska Bar Association, Omaha, October 6, 2006.

Speaker, "The Ins and Outs of Successful Mediations," Business of Art Conference, Colorado Lawyers for the Arts (2002).

Panelist, "Hate Crimes Laws: A Legislative Update," Mid-year Meeting, National Conference of State Legislatures (2001).

Media Interviews

"Order in the Office," Topeka Magazine (Winter 2009/2010).

Interview by Kansas Public Radio related to The Organized Lawyer, February 6, 2009

Interview by KSNT 27 News related to The Organized Lawyer, January 16, 2009

Interview by KTMJ Fox 43 Topeka News related to The Organized Lawyer, January 2, 2009

"WU Professor, Author Cleans Up: Anders Says Organization is Part of Business Etiquette," Topeka Capital-Journal, December 19, 2008, p. A-2.

Professional Service

Member, Editorial Board, The Nebraska Lawyer, Nebraska State Bar Association, 2011-Present.
» Issue editor: vol. 14, no. 10 (November/December 2011).

Member, Diversity Subcommittee, Nebraska Minority Justice Committee, 2011-Present.

Member, Diversity Committee, Kansas Bar Association, 2008-present.

Chair, Diversity Committee, Kansas Bar Association, 2009-2010.

Vice-Chair, ABA Committee 304: Visual and Dramatic Works, Intellectual Property Section, American Bar Association, 2008-2009.

Board of Directors, Topeka Performing Arts Center, 2008-2010.

Other Activities

Guest Contributor, PrawfsBlawg (December 2014).

Guest Contributor, PrawfsBlawg (June 2012).

Selection Committee Member, 2013 American Association of Law Schools Film Series.

Guest Contributor, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (January 2012).

Guest Contributor, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (February 2011).

Guest Contributor, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (November 2010).

Guest Contributor, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (March 2010).

Manuscript Reviewer, American Business Law Journal, 2009-Present.

Manuscript Reviewer, The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2009-Present.

Guest Contributor, PrawfsBlawg (October 30, 29, 27, 22, 20, 14, 13, 12, 6, 1, 2009).

Guest Contributor, The Faculty Lounge: Conversations about Law, Culture, and Academia (September 2009).

Guest Contributor, PrawfsBlawg (May 28, 27, 21, 20, 13, 11, 6, 5, 2009).

Guest Contributor, Legal Profession Blog.