LAC Group seeks a Temporary Virtual Research and Innovation Specialist for a large national law firm. The Specialist will provide in-depth reference and research services to a variety of attorneys and staff while providing a variety of support for the library operational functions. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with legal reference and research tools; excellent communication and organizational skills; and the ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment. This position can be remote/virtual based or work out of any of the client firm’s offices and will run for approximately 3 months.
Actively collaborate and partner with attorneys to tailor research for specific requests and needs Manage individual research requests and processes Provide complex legal and business reference/research services, providing information in a variety of formats based on patron needs/requirements Analyze data when appropriate and distill information into concise and appropriate deliverables if required Support client-related research activities Offer expertise and input regarding the selection, use and implementation of online research services Provide overflow business research services for marketing and business development
At least 2 years of legal, IP (Intellectual Property), or business library experience. MLIS degree is required. Familiarity with legal, business reference and research tools, including patent research, databases (Lexis, WestLaw, etc) Excellent computer skills, including experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products