Legal Research Librarian

Location: Newark, NJ
Date Posted: 01-22-2018
Job Description:
  • Conduct efficient, cost-effective research and reference support to lawyers using the most appropriate online and print sources;
  • Develop liaison relationship with Practice Groups;
  • Meet with lawyers regarding anticipated research needs and products;
  • Produce current awareness alerts and monitor legislative issues for lawyers;
  • Research topics for lawyers writing articles and presenting speeches;
  • Obtain documents and books from outside sources via telephone calls, orders, documents from agencies, courts, document retrieval services and other libraries;
  • Implement research services policies;
  • Conduct local orientation with new lawyers;
  • Promote research services to legal and administrative staff in assigned offices;
  • Stay abreast of professional literature to ensure that our research services are efficient, cost-effective and complete;
  • Other duties as assigned.
 
Requirements:
  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Library and Information Science;
  • 7+ years of legal reference and research experience;
  • Competitive Intelligence knowledge is preferred;
  • Expert proficiency in online and case law research and legal databases;
  • Extensive legal and business research experience using both online and print resources;
  • Well-developed professional interpersonal skills;
  • Customer service focused;
  • Outstanding problem solving ability with proven strong organizational skills;
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with a demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple competing tasks and demands, provide high levels of customer service and maintain a professional demeanor under stress.
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