Zanada Joyner

Research and Instructional Services Librarian

B.A., J.D., Loyola University New Orleans
M.A., University of Mississippi
M.L.I.S., Rutgers University


Legal Research
Advanced Legal Research

Biographical Information: 

Zanada Joyner joined the Georgia Law staff in 2015 as a research and instructional services librarian. She is responsible for planning and teaching advanced and specialized legal research courses, coordinating and promoting instructional research sessions and scheduling reference desk activities. She will also promote different research resources and supervise and train students in the Law Library Research Assistant Program.

Joyner has experience in both the librarian and legal fields. Most recently, she was a reference associate at the Loyola University College of Law library in New Orleans. She also served as a law clerk for New Jersey Superior Court Judge Thomas S. Smith Jr. and as a contract attorney for the law office of Shawna Floyd, both in New Jersey. Additionally, she taught legal research and writing as a paralegal certificate course instructor at Rutgers University and served as an adjunct English professor at both Brookdale and Mercer County community colleges, also in the state of New Jersey.

Joyner earned her bachelor’s and law degrees at Loyola University New Orleans. She also earned a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Mississippi and a Master of Library and Information Science from Rutgers University.