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Information & Research Services Specialist | Full-time | Michael Best & Friedrich

The Information & Research Services Specialist provides both legal and non-legal research and reference services for attorneys, clients, and staff. Research will focus on, but is not limited to, litigation, patent, business and market intelligence for the Litigation, Intellectual Property, Transactional and Labor & Employment practice groups.

Responsibilities:
• Provide competitive, business and market intelligence research and analysis
• Develop and promote a knowledge management culture
• Conduct legal research and synthesize information for attorneys, management, business development and others as requested
• Track legislation, litigation, and patent applications
• Perform citation checks and detailed case law research
• Other special projects for the department
• Provide training for attorneys and staff on legal research platform

This is a fulltime role for a regular employee, and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Studies from an ALA accredited graduate program is required. We also require 2 years of professional library experience, preferably in a law library. For more information and to apply go to  http://careers.michaelbest.com/viSelfApply/viRecruitSelfApply/ReApplicantEmail.aspx?Tag=84C3862048F5415BACC02BB1DBA1F1FA

 

Library Associate | Part-time, Limited Term Employment | Milwaukee County Law Library

The Milwaukee County Law Library (MCLL) located in the Milwaukee County Courthouse is seeking candidates for a Library Associate Limited Term Employment (LTE) position. The MCLL is a branch of the Wisconsin State Law Library.

This position is approximately 16-24 hours a week between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:30 PM, Monday, Wednesday, and every other Friday. Willingness to work flexible hours is extremely important. Hourly wage is $14.70/hour.

Duties include assisting library users in person and on the phone, processing new materials, filing and shelving library materials, assisting with maintenance of the judges’ print collections, and maintaining equipment and supplies.

Highly qualified candidates will have excellent customer service skills, cash handling experience, be able to work independently, manage and complete projects on time, and be able to follow directions.

This would be a great position for someone interested in a library or legal career. Enrollment in a library program is preferred.

To be considered, submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail clearly stating your qualifications and the days/hours you are available to Jennifer.Haas@wicourts.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

The Wisconsin Court System is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants who request them.