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Satellite Librarian - Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Norfolk, VA)

The Fourth Circuit Library is seeking a Satellite Librarian for our Norfolk, Virginia location.  Please see the link below.

This position is open until filled.

Notice of Vacancy - Satellite Librarian, Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (open until filled)

 

Research Analyst (Evenings) - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP

Skadden is seeking Research & Knowledge Analysts to assist with global information services.  There are multiple shifts available: 

  • Monday-Friday, 1-9 ET, based out of the New York office.  This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model. 
  • Monday-Friday, 1-9 ET, 12-8 CT, or 10-6 PT, based out of New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Los Angeles, Palo Alto or Wilmington.  This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model, depending on location.
  • Sunday-Thursday, 1-9 ET, based out of the New York office. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model. 

This position will be responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the Firm. Analyzes legal, corporate and general resources and communicates findings in a clear and concise manner. Coordinates current awareness alerts. Works with Knowledge Strategy Counsel to develop and maintain selected practice area databases and websites.  Assists with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources.

See the full job description and apply at:

https://www.skadden.com/Careers/Staff/Opportunities/New-York/Research-Knowledge-Analyst-9202021

 

Research Analysts - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks full-time, experienced Research Analysts for a large national law firm with offices throughout the country. The Research Analyst will be responsible for researching and providing information, analysis and expertise to attorneys and staff in all practice areas of the Firm. They will be responsible for analyzing legal, corporate and general resources and communicating findings in a clear and concise manner. There are multiple shifts available and candidates can work virtually or hybrid (onsite and virtual) depending on location/shift.

The locations/shifts are:

  • Monday-Friday, 1-9 ET, based out of the New York office. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model.
  • Monday-Friday, 1-9 ET, 12-8 CT, or 10-6 PT, based out of New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Boston, Los Angeles, Palo Alto or Wilmington. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model, depending on location.
  • Sunday-Thursday, 1-9 ET, based out of the New York office. This position offers a fully remote or a hybrid work model.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports research and Knowledge Management (KM) initiatives for Firm attorneys and staff across the globe, incorporating new technology.
  • Performs cost-efficient ready reference and in-depth research on legal, corporate and other topics using online and print resources.
  • Uses question and answer skills to conduct effective reference interviews.
  • Distills research results into clear and concise reports of findings.
  • Creates and maintains alert services that identify matters of interest to attorneys, as well as existing and potential clients.
  • Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy (KS) team and selected practice areas to choose, collect, organize, maintain, and update content for practice area websites and databases.
  • Provides attorneys with access to and encourages the effective use of internal and external knowledge resources.
  • Disseminates knowledge resources via Firm-wide intranet and databases to attorneys.
  • Collaborates with practice group leaders and other attorneys to design effective KS websites and databases.
  • Establishes relationships with attorneys to promote awareness of KS initiatives and to solicit their participation.
  • Provides full-service research and KM support if working remotely from the office.
  • Assists with evaluating new and updated versions of information resources, online and print sources, and recommends beneficial information sources for the Firm.
  • Develops information network within and outside the Firm.
  • Develops subject guides, tip sheets and training materials as department needs and resources change.
  • Monitors email on firm issued mobile device while out of the office and during off hours and coordinates with staff in other offices to complete pending requests.
  • Uses workflow software for the distribution and recording of research and KM requests.
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to facilitate effective work relationships with others.
  • Manages Firm resources responsibly.
  • Complies with and understands Firm operation, policies and procedures.
  • Assists other department staff members when needed.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's Degree in Library Science is strongly preferred.
  • At least 2 years' experience conducting research in a legal or corporate information center
  • Proficient in using computer-based research tools: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg, Intelligize, Practical Law, Fastcase, PLI, Capital IQ, Deal Point Data, CCH Cheetah, etc.
  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3oKsUqN

 

Research Librarian - LAC Group

LAC Group seeks a full-time, experienced Research Librarian to work for a prestigious law firm’s office in the Washington DC metro area. The Research Librarian will report to the Director of Library Services and conduct domestic and international legal, legislative, corporate, and business development research. The hours for this position will be 9 AM ET – 5:30 PM ET. This position will initially be remote and will transition into a hybrid role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform complex legal and non-legal research, including legislative and regulatory histories, using online and print resources.
  • Assist attorneys and staff with research queries/strategy and current awareness monitoring.
  • Assist in the Conflicts and New Matter intake process, including due diligence research on potential clients.
  • Work closely with Marketing and other administrative departments to support the firm’s client development and other business initiatives.
  • Assist with the library’s integrated library system, intranet pages, and other products and systems used to deliver information and services.
  • Pursue continuing education opportunities and read professional literature to stay current on technological and research developments and industry best practices.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an ALA-accredited institution.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a research role in a law firm library.
  • Experience performing legal, legislative, corporate, business, competitive intelligence, and due diligence research.
  • Proficient in standard online research resources including, but not limited to: Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Cheetah, and Hoovers, Microsoft Office programs, SharePoint. Experience with restricted party screening databases (e.g., World-Check) preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

To apply, visit: https://lac.gp/3A8lbFj

 

Library Research Analyst  (100 % Remote – Work from Home) - Legal Placements

An international law firm is seeking a Research Analyst to respond to research and reference request from attorneys and staff personnel firm-wide.  This long-term contract position can be based anywhere in the US and is 100% remote, working from 11 am – 8pm or 12pm – 9pm Eastern Time.  The successful applicant must have a bachelor’s degree; and an MLS is strongly preferred.  Applicants must also possess a minimum of two years of experience providing legal and business research and reference services in a law library or law firm.  In this role, the research analyst will be responsible for legal and business research and reference using a variety of free and fee-based databases and websites; document retrieval, including dockets, cases, articles, etc.; and setting up current awareness and docket alerts.  Our client is also seeking analyst that has a demonstrated ability to use Pacer, PacerPro, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, Google Scholar.  The contract role will last for a minimum of six months with the option for further extension.  Pay is incredibly competitive.

Should you meet these qualifications, please apply today for consideration to [email protected].

 
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