CUSTOMER ALERT: Face masks are required in the library for everyone age 2 and older regardless of vaccination status. Disposable masks are available to those who need one. Loudoun County Government's mask requirement is in effect for all county facilities as part of the effort to reduce transmission of COVID-19; click here for more details.

Law Library

Ashburn Library


Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.       
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

Branch Manager: 
Alice Zent



The Law Library is a public library that serves the legal information needs of self-represented litigants, legal professionals, the judiciary, and county and other governmental officials. Public access to legal information is a critical component of open and equal access to the justice system. The Law Library’s mission is to provide all of its patrons appropriate access to accurate and practical legal information.

  • Internet access and Microsoft Word are available on three public computer stations.
  • Printing: Black and white photocopies and/or computer printouts cost 15 cents per page.
  • Reference and research assistance is provided to all users. Reference services are available by phone, in person or email.
  • Attorney referral information about local agencies, programs and attorneys is provided to pro se litigants who need assistance.
  • Borrowing privileges are available to court staff and licensed Virginia attorneys. Attorneys may also apply for “after-hours” access to the Law Library.
  • Work tables and a charging station for mobile phones are available for patron use.
  • WestlawNext allows for keyword and natural language subject searching of Virginia and Federal primary and secondary sources, forms and textbooks.
  • Gale Legal Forms database provides access to legal, business and personal forms and template documents, including many that are specific to Virginia.
  • Law Library Kiosk provides access to Virginia forms and templates of standard court documents.
  • Small Business Resource Center covers all aspects of operating a business, including accounting and tax resources.

Free notary services are available on a drop-in basis but appointments are recommended. Some important information before you come in for notary service:

  • Documents must be signed in the presence of the Notary Public after the presentation of a valid photo ID.
  • Documents presented must be in English and able to be read by the Notary Public on duty. 
  • Certified copies of birth, death or marriage certificates are not available through a Notary Public and can be requested by the issuing government office.
  • Witnesses to signatures may not always be available based on staffing. Please consider bringing required witnesses with you.
  • While appointments are not required, they are recommended to assure that a Notary Public is available to assist you in a timely manner.
  • In order to assure that there is time to complete all necessary documents, appointments will not be taken within one hour of closing.