Law Librarian – REMOTE

Law Librarian – REMOTE

Our client, an international law firm, is currently seeking an experienced research law librarian to support their busy team on a long-term contract basis. This role will ideally start in December and last through approximately the end of the first quarter in 2021. Depending on the firm’s needs, there is a possibility for extension. This role is entirely remote and offers flexible working hours (provided you work 37.50 hours M-F).   In additional to local Washington, DC (DMV) applicants, our client will look at candidates housed near one of their US office locations. Those states include: California, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and New York. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of legal research experience in a professional services environment.

Duties include the following:

·        Perform sophisticated legal and non-legal research using a variety of resources.

·        Conduct reference interviews via phone, email or instant messaging.

·        Analyze research requests and recommend appropriate resources to patrons.

·        Monitor news, legislation, regulations, cases and other information.

·        Participate in evaluation of new resources and training as needed.

 Qualifications include:

·        Proficiency with Lexis, Westlaw, MS Office and PACER required.

·        Proficiency with additional resources such as Bloomberg Law, Wolters Kluwer, RIA Checkpoint, Lex Machina, Capital IQ, Courtlink, Courthouse News preferred.

·        Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with Research team, attorneys and staff.

·        Ability to analyze and concisely summarize complex legal and non-legal information.

·        Bachelor’s degree and MLS are preferred, although law firm research experience will be considered in lieu of the master’s degree.

JOANNA DAVIS

Managing Director

LEGAL PLACEMENTS, INC.

202.355.0959

www.legalplacements.co

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