College of Law

Kris Anne Tobin

Assistant Professor and Reference/Faculty Services Librarian

Areas of Expertise

Law Librarianship, Legal Research, Maritime Law, Tax Law
Tobin, Kris


BS, 1982, St. Cloud State University

JD, 1990, Hamline University

LLM, 1993, William Mitchell College of Law

MLIS, 1996, Dominican University


Professor Tobin joined the Law Library faculty in 2010. Since 2011 she has been involved in creating and coordinating the Legal Research II Pro Bono Capstone Project for our first year law students. Her community engaged scholarship was recently featured in the Tennessee Law and the Quest magazines.

Prior to becoming a professor she practiced law in Minnesota specializing in the areas of taxation, business law, estate planning, and probate. Professor Tobin holds an LLM in Taxation from William Mitchell College of Law. Her research interests include community engaged scholarship in the form of 1L curriculum service learning through pro bono experience and admiralty and maritime law research.