Three Law Librarian Positions – Washington, D.C.

Position: Research Librarian/Reference Specialist
Location: Washington, DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

http://www.specialcounsel.com/legal-jobs/research-librarian-reference-specialist-job-available-in-washington-dc/53673770/

The Washington, DC office of an international law firm is actively looking for an experienced reference librarian to join their collegial and tight knit team. If you pride yourself on your meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills, and are you hoping to work in a Metro accessible downtown Washington, DC location, this position may be exactly what you are looking for! In this role, you would be working with the Manager of Research & Reference Services to design, deliver and evolve a robust, value-added research function to the law firm.

Responsibilities include:
• Providing expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas in a timely and effective manner
• Participating in resource evaluation projects including pilots of new services, comparisons of resources, and preparation of related evaluative memos
• Assisting in the development of new research and reference offerings and outreach
• Maintaining expert working knowledge of the library collections, online database resources, interlibrary loan availability, document delivery, and other resources as appropriate


Position: Research Librarian/Reference Specialist

Location: Washington, DC

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

http://www.specialcounsel.com/legal-jobs/research-librarian-reference-specialist-job-available-in-washington-dc/53755663/

The Washington, DC office of an international law firm is actively looking for an experienced reference librarian to join their collegial and tight knit team. If you pride yourself on your meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills, and are you hoping to work in a Metro accessible downtown Washington, DC location, this position may be exactly what you are looking for! In this role, you would be working with the Manager of Research & Reference Services to design, deliver and evolve a robust, value-added research function to the law firm.

Responsibilities include:
• Providing expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas in a timely and effective manner
• Participating in resource evaluation projects including pilots of new services, comparisons of resources, and preparation of related evaluative memos
• Assisting in the development of new research and reference offerings and outreach
• Maintaining expert working knowledge of the library collections, online database resources, interlibrary loan availability, document delivery, and other resources as appropriate


Position: Research Librarian

Location: Washington, D.C.

Originally posted on the UMD iSchool MLS listserv. Full vacancy announcement available at:

http://www.specialcounsel.com/legal-jobs/talented-research-librarian-for-large-dc-law-firm/53842615/

Are you a technologically savvy librarian with strong research skills? Do you pride yourself on your meticulous attention to detail and superior organizational skills? Are you hoping to work in a Metro accessible downtown Washington, DC location? If so, this position may be exactly what you are looking for! In this role, you would be working with the Director of Library Services to design, deliver and evolve a robust, value-added research function to the Firm.

Other responsibilities include:
• Providing expert research and reference assistance to attorneys in all practice areas in a timely and effective manner
• Participating in resource evaluation projects including pilots of new services, comparisons of resources, and preparation of related evaluative memos.
• Assisting in the development of new research and reference offerings and outreach, as well as implementing trainings of new rollouts
• Providing client development research support, including working with marketing on projects as requested
• Maintaining expert working knowledge of the library collections, online database resources, interlibrary loan availability, document delivery, and other resources as appropriate.

Qualifications are as follows:
• MLS required, JD preferred
• 5 years of previous reference experience with a preference towards those with a background in IP
• Demonstrated technical skills and knowledge of legal and business databases such as Lexis?Lexis Advance, Westlaw, ProQuest Dialog, CourtLink, Hoover’s, BloombergLaw
• A strong attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication abilities
• The ability to complete tasks efficiently under pressure

Chosen candidates will be offered a salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Do not miss out on this wonderful chance to gain valuable experience in the work place. Apply through the form below to get in contact with a recruiter today!

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