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Research & Knowledge Analyst - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking an experienced Research & Knowledge Analyst for an opportunity at the Washington, D.C. office of a prestigious global law firm! This is a full-time position offering competitive compensation and excellent benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Support Research and Knowledge Management initiatives for attorneys and staff on a global basis, incorporating new technology
  • Analyze corporate, legal and general resources and communicate findings to appropriate end-users
  • Assist with planning and implementation of employee training and orientation programs
  • Assist with the evaluation and recommendation of new information resources
  • Perform cost-effective ready reference and in-depth legal and corporate research using online and print resources
  • Creates new business alert services and maintains current awareness alert services
  • Provides attorneys with access to and encourages effective use of internal and external knowledge resources
  • Works independently and with the Knowledge Strategy team and various practice groups to choose, collect, organize, update and maintain content for practice area websites and databases.
  • Disseminate knowledge resources via firm-wide intranet and databases and collaborates with practice group leaders to design effective Knowledge Strategy website and databases
  • Establish relationships with attorneys to promote Knowledge Strategy initiatives
  • Ensure continuity of Research & Knowledge Services operations during supervisor absences
  • Mentor Research & Knowledge Services professional staff
  • Distribute and records research and KM requests using workflow software
  • Monitor email on firm-issued mobile devices while out of the office during off-hours and coordinates with DC office to complete pending requests


Qualifications

  • Master’s in Library Science or equivalent experience (minimum 8 years) plus a minimum of 2 years of experience performing research in a law firm or corporation
  • Proficient with online research tools including: Lexis, Westlaw, Intelligize, Bloomberg, Securities Mosaic, Practical Law, PLI, Capital IQ, Fastcase, Deal Point Data, SNL, CCH Cheetah
  • Broad knowledge of legal, financial and business information resources
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using WYSIWYG web page editors
  • Flexibility to travel and adjust working hours to meet the firm’s operating and business needs 

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

 

Project Manager (Law Collection) - LAC Group

LAC Group is seeking a Project Manager to work at a major Federal library in the Washington, DC area overseeing a dynamic and geographically dispersed team of library technicians and material handlers in a high demand environment. This is a long term, full-time (40 hours a week; Monday - Friday) benefited position. This is an excellent opportunity to work at the largest law library in the world in a position with potential for growth and managing diverse projects over multiple years!  
 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise and manage the work of library technicians, clerks, and other staff
  • Write standard operating procedures, manuals and statistical reports using databases and spreadsheets such as Microsoft Access and Excel.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • An MLS from an ALA-accredited institution is preferred
  • At least 2 years of prior experience working in a large library (at least 500,000 volumes)
  • At least 2 years of working experience with an Integrated Library System (ILS)
  • Ability to manage collection maintenance operations in a law library
  • At least 2 years of experience as supervisory training staff, reviewing the work of others
  • Exemplarily project-based supervisory skills and experience
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Ability to address performance and personnel issues
  • Ability to compile statistical data to produce daily, weekly, monthly and annual reports
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Availability to work on nights and weekends is highly preferred 

To apply, please visit: https://www.libgig.com/careers/project-manager-law-collection-lac-group/a0E1H00000kpbptUAA/

 

Research Specialist, Document Delivery - LAC Group

 LAC Group is seeking a full-time, Research Specialist – Document Delivery, to work virtually for our Library as a Service (LaaS) platform. The Research Specialist will join a team of researchers in staffing a busy and diverse virtual research desk, performing and managing requests for legal, corporate, business development and other research from LaaS clients. All research and communication will be performed online and by phone, using both paid databases and open sources. The Research Specialist will report directly to the Senior Director of Research Services and work with research analysts to complete research requests in a timely, professional, and cost effective manner. Research will be delivered directly to clients using a virtual reference desk platform.

This is a full-time, benefitted virtual position that can work from any location in the US or Canada. The hours for this role are 2:00 PM - 11:00 PM ET or 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM PT. This is an entry-level position focused on case and docket pulls, literature searches, public records searches, document procurement, and other general duties to support the research team.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform case pulls and literature searches;
  • Perform docket pulls and searches (state and federal)
  • Participate in basic legal research including corporate filings and public record searches;
  • Responsible for accurate document ordering;
  • Communicate progress and research findings directly to client, clearly and concisely;
  • Keep Senior Director apprised of research activities, client concerns, and issues that arise in the course of research;
  • Other duties as the arise according to client requests


Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years previous experience is desired;
  • Previous experience working in a law firm is preferred;
  • MLS/MLIS preferred, though work experience or a similar or related degree may take the place of MLS/MLIS;
  • Legal research skills including but not limited to docket and case law research (both state and federal), secondary sources, and practice guidance
  • Experience with corporate and business development research including gathering information from diverse sources;
  • Exceptional client service skills, particularly via written communication
  • Superior organizational skills, particularly with delivering concisely formatted and organized deliverables
  • Strong verbal and writing skills, with a keen eye to detail and presentation
  • Google Suite experience a plus

 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2ZxhcQ0

 

Temporary Research Librarian - Crowell & Moring LLP

Crowell & Moring LLP is looking for a temporary Research Librarian , if you are interested or know of any interested candidates, please apply via our website here

This is approximately a 5 month position, with potential to start in November. The firm practices in all areas, and candidate should be familiar with supporting litigation, regulatory and corporate practices. 

Opening is in either Washington, DC or San Francisco, CA offices.

 

Temporary Research Librarian - LAC Group

 

LAC Group seeks a Temporary Research Librarian for a prestigious national law firm. This position will be responsible for gathering, synthesizing and delivering legal, business and technical information to attorneys and staff; providing training and assistance in the use of a variety of research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management tools; and collaborating with teammates, practice groups and staff to provide innovative solutions that support the complex, evolving research needs of clients. This position can be remote/virtual based or work out of any of the client firm’s offices and will run through the end of 2019.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with a nation-wide team of librarians to provide comprehensive and sophisticated research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management services for attorneys and staff in all offices.
  • Provide outreach, training, and on-demand assistance to attorneys and staff in cost-effective and efficient use of research resources.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years’ legal reference and research experience, preferably in a law or corporate library
  • Masters in Library and Information Science and/or Juris Doctor degree strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with major legal and business research platforms, public records resources, competitive intelligence tools, and state and federal legal information sources.
  • Knowledge of emerging information delivery technologies, including portals, software-as-a-service, and mobile. Experience with collaboration software.
  • Knowledge of subscription licensing and copyright law is a plus. 

To apply, please visit: https://lac.gp/2N6tJXN

 
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