Law Librarian (REMOTE) - Legal Placements, Inc.

Job Description:

Our client, an international law firm, is currently seeking an experience research law librarian to support their busy team on a long-term contract basis.  This role will ideally start in April 2021 and last through approximately the second quarter.  Depending on the firm’s needs, there is a possibility for extension.  This role is entirely remote and working hours will be 12:30pm to 9pm EST, Monday through Friday.  This position will be based in one of the client’s west coast offices, but the candidate may be located on the east coast as long as they are flexible to work west coast hours stated above.  Applicants should have a minimum of two years of legal research experience in a professional services environment.

Duties include the following.

  • Perform sophisticated legal and non-legal research using a variety of resources.
  • Conduct reference interviews via phone, email or instant messaging.
  • Analyze research requests and recommend appropriate resources to patrons.
  • Monitor news, legislation, regulations, cases and other information.
  • Participate in evaluation of new resources and training as needed.

Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, MS Office and PACER required.
  • Proficiency with additional resources such as Bloomberg Law, Wolters Kluwer, RIA Checkpoint, Lex Machina, Capital IQ, Courtlink, Courthouse News preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with Research team, attorneys and staff.
  • Ability to analyze and concisely summarize complex legal and non-legal information.
  • Bachelor’s degree and MLS are preferred, although law firm research experience will be considered in lieu of the master’s degree.

Interested candidates should email resumes to [email protected]