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LOOSE-LEAF FILER, Cadence Group

Posted: May 28, 2015

Job Description
Cadence Group is seeking a Loose-leaf Filer to update loose-leaf services in an Atlanta law firm.   These Loose-leaf services are used for research in areas of law which change rapidly due to regulatory and administrative developments (tax law, environmental lawfinancial regulation, and labor law, for example).  Keeping them current is extremely important.  The loose-leaf services to be updated are in binders and changes to them are published frequently (at minimum monthly, sometimes weekly or bi-weekly) in order to keep the information current.
This is a part-time position, 10 hours per week.  Compensation is commensurate with experience (minimum compensation is $10.00/hour).
The work is to be performed in the mid-town area.
Responsibilities:

  • Update the Loose-leaf Services in ring binders by removing outdated pages (onion skin paper), and replacing them with the corresponding updated pages
  • Maintain the updates to the Loose-leaf Services in a timely manner, with extreme attention to detail, so that they are current/up-to-date at all times

Requirements:

  • Extreme attention to detail is of utmost importance
  • Ability to function independently
  • Minimum of six months of experience working in a law library
  • Minimum of six months of Loose-leaf filing experience
  • Promptness and reliability
  • Professional demeanor
  • Ability to maintain concentration for 5 hours

To apply, please go to the following link, select “Submit Resume,” complete the short form, and upload your resume:
http://www.cadence-group.com/job-descriptions/#loose-leaf-filer


Library Research Specialist, King & Spalding

Posted: April29, 2015

Description: The Library Research Specialist works with a team of research librarians to provide in-depth legal, business, and competitive intelligence research to lawyers and staff throughout the firm. The main focus of this position is conducting competitive intelligence research and analysis designed to further the strategic initiatives and business development goals of the firm. Candidates will have the following skills and responsibilities:
  • Provide comprehensive research and preliminary analysis on legal and non-legal topics using a wide variety of print and electronic resources.
  • Work closely with practice groups and marketing staff to provide actionable competitive intelligence by using external and internal resources to synthesize research into highly usable and concise reports.
  • Conduct extensive research in online resources including, but not limited to, Westlaw, Lexis, CourtLink, PACER, Capital IQ, Intelligize, Dun & Bradstreet, IntelliConnect, and Bloomberg.
  • Advise lawyers and staff on appropriate sources and strategies to successfully complete research tasks in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Provide current awareness services to monitor clients, industries and competitors.
  • Participate in evaluating new research products and services.
  • Train lawyers and staff of all experience levels in the use of print and electronic library resources.
  • Possess outstanding customer-service and organizational skills necessary to successfully manage multiple research requests in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
  • Maintain a positive and highly professional relationship with all levels of firm personnel to promote trust and confidence in the provision of library research services
  Requirements:
  • BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Advanced degree in library science, law, or business; or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to serve on-call on a rotating basis and to support research requests after business hours including weekends and holidays.
  • Prior legal or law firm experience is desirable.
To apply: Please apply directly on the King & Spalding job site at: https://re11.ultipro.com/KSLAW/jobboard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*CE8804342D39B11B
Director of Research & Knowledge Services - Fisher & Phillips LLP

Posted: March 18, 2015

Job Title:                   Director of Research & Knowledge Services
Reports to:             Chief Operating Officer
FLSA Status:             Exempt

Fisher & Phillips LLP, a national management-side labor and employment law firm with 300 attorneys in 30 offices, is seeking a Director of Research & Knowledge Services.  The position provides national support to the firm, reports to the Chief Operating Officer and is based in Atlanta.  For a more comprehensive description of our firm, please visit www.laborlawyers.com.

Job Summary:
The Director of Research & Knowledge Services is based in Atlanta and manages all aspects of library operations in multiple offices to ensure that resources, services and solutions align with and support the business objectives of the firm. Key responsibilities include long-range strategic planning, interdisciplinary collection development in digital and print formats, budget development and control, cost recovery initiatives, personnel management and professional development, legal research instruction and introducing innovative solutions.

The Director of Research & Knowledge Services will work closely with regional office managers and department decision makers to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support cost-effective solutions for all legal and business information needs of the firm.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Oversee library operations, materials and services in multiple offices
  • Evaluate and compare content of print and online information products
  • Monitor legal industry developments, innovative research technologies and vendor products
  • Negotiate fixed-pricing arrangements with information providers and maintain constructive vendor relationships
  • Provide strategic guidance to identify, aggregate and organize valuable internal data to allow information to be accessible and useable
  • Develop guidelines and best practices for information collection and dissemination
  • Supervise and conduct legal and non-legal research using traditional, online and internet resources
  • Perform client development research
  • Disseminate timely information by monitoring online and print sources
  • Develop, manage and monitor department budget, and maintain financial controls for library expenditures
  • Supervise personnel including staffing, training, coaching and establishing priorities
  • Create orientation materials and guides for library use and provide onboarding for new lawyers, paralegals and office managers
  • Provide training and assistance to library users and offer search support for external and internal databases
  • Market library services and promote effective use of online databases
  • Maintain library portal page
  • Anticipate needs and recommend technologies that are most effective for the firm

Experience and Qualifications:

  • MLS or equivalent degree from an ALA-accredited library or information science program
  • A minimum of 5 years law firm library experience
  • At least 3 years on a supervisory and management level  
  • Comprehensive knowledge of legal and non-legal materials in all formats
  • Background in legal business processes and operations, management principles and budgeting techniques
  • Familiarity with principles of data organization, taxonomy, end user searching  
  • Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Strong leadership and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong service orientation and desire and ability to be creative in providing services to improve productivity of attorneys
  • Proactive approach to developing solutions in anticipation of and in response to firm information needs
  • Experience with aggregating, organizing and searching internal and external information
  • Proven ability to  balance electronic and print collections for optimal resource access across the firm
  • Highly self-motivated, self-directed and attentive to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong understanding of the effect of labor and employment laws and regulations on the workplace

To Apply:
We offer a comprehensive and competitive compensation along with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Please email, mail, or fax your cover letter, resume, salary history and salary requirements to: hr@laborlawyers.com; Human Resources, Fisher & Phillips LLP, 1075 Peachtree Street NE, Suite 3500, Atlanta, GA 30309, (404) 240-4268 fax.

Principals only; no calls please

Fisher & Phillips LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex (including pregnancy); sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 


For additional placement information, contact:

Miriam Campell
Dekalb County Law Library
macampell@dekalbcountyga.gov

Please send resumes to the addresses provided in the ads.