Law Librarian

LAC Group is seeking a Law Librarian to provide training and expert legal reference and research for our client, a prominent AM100 law firm.   This position is full-time and can be worked from either the firm’s New York City, Washington, DC or Palo Alto, CA offices.    Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert-level of reference, research and support for local office(s) and act as a subject matter expert in specialized practice areas for all US offices;
  • Deliver research training to Attorneys and Staff and assist in the development of new research and reference offerings;
  • Evaluate information resources to optimize library collections in coordination with the Information Resource team;
  • Compile and organize information obtained in print and electronic resources/databases;
  • Work beyond scheduled hours as required and travel as needed; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned and additional library administrative tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in Intellectual Property research and knowledge of related resources, which is preferred;
  • Knowledge of Questel  (or like Patent research service), Docket Navigator,  Saegis, ProQuest Dialog;
  • Expert proficiency in online research and legal databases;
  • Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills
  • Advanced proficiency in providing training on the use of electronic research platforms;
  • Advanced proficiency in integrated library management systems;
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite;
  • Expert knowledge of legal and business research resources employed by global law firms;
  • Advanced knowledge of specialized practice areas (preferred);
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;
  • Advanced degree (MLS, MLIS) in library science, library information science or related field (required);
  • At least 3 years of experience providing reference and research, preferably in a law or business library;
  • At least 3 years of experience providing training on use of electronic research platforms;
  • At least 2 years of experience in specialized practice areas (preferred).

Apply at: http://goo.gl/woFa1G