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Job Number: 21038090386
Position Title: Law Librarian

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an experienced Law Librarian to join our Library & Research Services team in our Los Angeles office.

The Law Librarian will be part of a forward-thinking team responsible for gathering, synthesizing and delivering legal, business and technical information to attorneys and staff; providing training and assistance in the use of a variety of research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management tools; and collaborating with teammates, practice groups and staff to provide innovative solutions that support the complex, evolving research needs for the firm and their clients.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.

 On a typical day you will:

·        Collaborate with a nation-wide team of librarians to provide comprehensive and sophisticated research, current awareness, competitive intelligence and knowledge management services for attorneys and staff in all firm offices

·        Provide outreach, training, and on-demand assistance to attorneys and staff in cost effective and efficient use of research resources 

·        Engage with designated practice groups and client teams to market Library & Research Services resources and to identify training and outreach opportunities

·        Develop and maintain expertise in the use of a wide variety of legal, business and practice-related resources

·        Assist in the analysis of Library & Research Services resource and circulation metrics to inform collection planning decisions

·        Contribute to the on-going development of Library & Research Services policies and procedures

·        Participate in local and national professional development activities

·        Assist with various administrative duties and projects as necessary

Required Skills:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to feel and reach with hands and arms and frequently required to sit, stand, walk and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

Required Education:

·        A minimum of four years’ legal reference and research experience, preferably in a law or corporate library; Masters in Library and Information Science required

·        Demonstrated proficiency with major legal and business research platforms, public records resources, competitive intelligence tools, and state and federal legal information sources required

·        Expert customer service skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally with attorneys and staff in a time-sensitive manner. High degree of sensitivity to confidential matters, required

·        Exceptional collaborative skills. Ability to work closely with teammates located in multiple offices and different time zones required

·        Ability to work effectively with commercial vendors required

·        Excellent analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills are required

·        Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment required

·        Knowledge of California state law strongly preferred

·        Knowledge of health care law, strongly preferred

·        Knowledge of emerging information delivery technologies, including portals, software-as-a-service, collaboration software and mobile, preferred

·        Familiarity with internal and attorney-facing knowledge management practices and tools, preferred

Position Available: 03/31/2021
Date Posted: 03/31/2021
Contact Information: Davis Wright Tremaine
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