LAC Group – Virtual Legal Researcher

Position Description
LAC Group seeks a Virtual Legal Researcher for a distinguished national law firm. The Legal Researcher will be responsible for legal, business intelligence, and legislative research to attorneys and staff utilizing a variety of research tools. This is a full-time employment position that will cover the work hours of 10 AM – 7 PM ET/7 AM – 4 PM PT. The position can be either virtual or a hybrid role (both virtual and on-site work).

Responsibilities
Conducting legal reference services and in-depth research in wide range of areas including practice-specific areas of law, business intelligence, public records, legislative history, medical and news/media.

Performs legal reference and research using traditional and electronic resources.

Records and reports research projects and time using firm software in a manner that meets deadlines

Monitors reference request submitted to research designated request email list, allocating request when necessary to ensure timely research service.

Collaborates with fellow team members on projects and proposals for procedures associated with legal research, reference services and product usage.

Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications
An ALA-Accredited MLS, or equivalent is strongly preferred. In progress MLS degree students will also be considered.

At least 1 year of law library experience, including research of complex legal matters, use of technology to provide solutions, interaction with all levels within a law firm environment, and training.

To Apply:

 

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2021/06/23/lac-group-virtual-legal-researcher/