LLSDC Jobline

Job Listings for Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C. (LLSDC)




Research & Reference Specialist - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 

Company Name: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati

 

Location: Wilson Sonsini’s Palo Alto, New York, Washington DC, Seattle or Los Angeles Office Locations

Type of Service: Legal

Title: Research & Reference Specialist

Job Description:

The Research & Reference Specialist will provide onsite and remote legal and non-legal research services for attorneys and staff on a time critical basis. Ability to work with traditional and online resources to effectively answer research requests and collaborate with colleagues on research projects. Coordinate training/orientation sessions, special projects and other duties as required.
 

Must be adept at communicating research findings in a clear and concise manner, conducting on-demand training in the use of print or electronic resources and anticipating attorneys’ interests by providing proactive outreach on new resource(s) or service(s) of interest. Expected to conduct industry specific research including complex SEC filings searches, M&A and public offering transaction screens, emerging and venture-backed company research and patent research.
 

Maintain proficiency in Firm technologies including document management system, password and research management tools and other applications.
 

This position reports to the Research & Information Manager, and, depending on the level of experience of the candidate, could be based in our Palo Alto, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle or Los Angeles office locations.
    

Requirements:

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work under pressure

Effective problem solving and analytical skills

Knowledge of library operations

​Legal research experience in areas including corporate, securities, and intellectual property law

Strong prioritization and time management skills

Dedication to keeping abreast of new developments in research services and resource trends in the legal industry

Ability to promote the library by maintaining a professional, service-oriented attitude and keeping current on the needs and trends of the firm

Demonstrated knowledge of library print resources as well as online resources including but not limited to WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Law, Capital IQ, Cheetah , Accurint, Intelligize, Lex Machina and Docket Navigator

Ability to quickly learn and use and evaluate new resources for use in the library and specific practice groups

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a high degree of initiative

Good interpersonal skills necessary to interact regularly with attorneys and staff

Strong service orientation and ability to work with teams

Ability to prioritize requests, work quickly and efficiently and rearrange priorities as workload dictates
 

Education/Experience:

MLS/MLIS or JD preferred; equivalent experience considered 

At least three years of professional reference experience in a business or large law firm library

 

How to Apply

https://wsgr.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WSGR/job/Palo-Alto/Research---Reference-Specialist_R460

Posting Date: Now – March 1, 2020

Contact Info:

Nikita Vaidya

[email protected]

650-461-7367

 

Project Manager - LAC Group

 [Please note, this posting was updated on 1/21/2020]

LAC Group is seeking a qualified Project Manager to work with Law materials at a major government library in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will possess strong attention to detail, be adaptable to change, and take direction well. This is a full time, on-site (40 hour a week; Monday to Friday) position with benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Quality Control support to federal staff
  • Create and maintain reports in excel
  • Communicate with federal and contract staff


Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Library Science from an ALA-accredited university
  • Demonstrated experience reviewing completed work of others
  • Knowledge of processing legal materials in various languages
  • Understanding of cataloging procedures for legal monographs and/or serials
  • Experience using and inputting data into a Library ILS (Voyager preferred)
  • Experience training staff preferred

 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2O2IEmb

 

IP Research Librarian - Jones Day (any U.S. office)

 

The Firm Research and Library Services Intellectual Property (IP) Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The IP Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects and is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. The IP Research Librarian performs in-depth and complex intellectual property reference and research duties, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and intellectual property topics. Above all, the IP Research Librarian must fulfill the needs of the Firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's vision and values.

 

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree required; Library Science or STEM degree preferred.

Minimum of five years demonstrated experience of law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures.

Minimum of two years of experience in patent research.

Experience with online searches using external databases and services including, but not limited to, PatDocs, PatBase, ProQuest, Docket Navigator, CompuMark, Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg Law. 

https://staffapply.jonesday.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=7&FilterJobCategoryID=6&FilterJobID=219

 

Research Librarian - Jones Day (any US office)

 

The Firm Research and Library Services Research Librarian is responsible for providing reference and research services to lawyers, paralegals and support staff. The Research Librarian works independently in performing research and related projects and is expected to perform all job duties with a commitment to providing superior service to clients, producing quality work product and maintaining an atmosphere of teamwork and continuous improvement. The Research Librarian performs in-depth and complex business and legal reference and research duties, including responding to user requests for information from internal and external resources, onsite and offsite materials, and print and non-print media on legal, business and general topics. Above all, the Research Librarian must fulfill the needs of the Firm in a manner which is consistent with the Firm's vision and values.

 

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree required; Library Science degree preferred.

Minimum of five years demonstrated experience in law library resources, fundamentals, and procedures.

Working knowledge of the litigation process and docketing, including creating updating and maintaining docket alerts, tracking and research.

Experience with online searches using external databases and services including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, D&B Hoovers, Cheetah, and Capital IQ. 

https://staffapply.jonesday.com/viRecruitSelfApply/ReDefault.aspx?FilterREID=7&FilterJobCategoryID=6&FilterJobID=218

 

Information Services Manager - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks an Information Services Manager for an opportunity with a multi-office AMLaw 200 firm. This role will lead and manage a team responsible for research services, budgeting, electronic resource administration, business development support, attorney/staff training and special projects involving information management. The Manager will provide leadership to the firm to move forward with innovative and effective best practices in research support and information/knowledge practices. The preferred location of this position is Los Angeles, CA, but we will consider candidates in New York City and Washington, DC. This is an exciting opportunity to lead information services for an established firm and work with a growing organization!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal and external resources utilized in acquiring and disseminating electronic content to the Firm for legal and business research purposes;
  • Manage the services, contracts and relationships with the online research vendors;
  • Manage the budget, develop standards for collection development and cost recoveries, oversee the Firm’s resources and acquisition policies;
  • Conduct library orientation for new attorneys and professional staff;
  • Implement training events throughout the year to enhance online legal research skills among attorneys and professional staff;
  • Lead and support special projects involving information management for the firm.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in legal content, publishing and technology, with an emphasis on AI.


Qualifications:

  • Must have an MLS or the equivalent with at least 7 years of law firm library experience;
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience managing central and distributed libraries. Self-starter who can integrate with other departments to initiate or participate in projects;
  • Experience working across multiple offices with attorneys, C-suite management and other departments, specifically marketing, business and professional development;
  • Must be articulate and possess excellent communication skills (written and oral);
  • Must be technology savvy and interested in staying abreast of new tools and resources;
  • Knowledgeable and highly conversant in using major legal databases and tools including but not limited to BLAW, Westlaw, LEXIS, Practical Law, etc.
  • Must have a high emotional IQ;
  • Project management experience highly desirable;
  • Expert knowledge of law library administration and information management with demonstrated knowledge of best practices and current trends and issues applying information technology to libraries and law practice. 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/35kJbFF

 
<< first < Prev 1 2 3 4 Next > last >>

Page 4 of 4