Leigh  Jones
Evening and Weekend Reference Librarian
Cumberland School of Law
155B Law Library

Leigh A. Jones, a proud native of Birmingham, has been the evening and weekend reference law librarian at the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library since May 2017. Currently, she teaches Advanced Legal Research.

Prior to arriving at Samford, Jones spent nine years at Tuskegee University, where she held faculty rank as associate professor and served in the positions of engineering librarian and government documents/reference librarian. Her research interests include professional communication (specifically, technical writing), information accessibility, disability inclusion, and genealogy.  In her spare time, Jones can be found roaming various walking and hiking trails. Also, she spends time completing various arts and crafts projects. 


  • M.L.A., English, Auburn University Montgomery

  • M.S.L.S., Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • J.D., Law, Texas Southern University

  • B.A., Business and English, Fisk University


  • Special Member, Alabama State Bar Association