Knowledge Management Group

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SUMMARY

The PLL/SIS KM Group is comprised of Law Librarians who are interested in advancing Knowledge Management principles and practices within their private law firm environment.

DESCRIPTION

The PLL/SIS KM Group seeks to foster knowledge-sharing best practices related to connecting our users with the people, information and knowledge they need to deliver superior client service.

OBJECTIVES

  • Foster a community of law library professionals involved in KM to share best practices, facilitate professional development and track industry trends.
  • Promoting KM as a discipline within the Law Librarian profession.
  • Establishing Law librarian professionals as uniquely qualified information professionals to support KM initiatives.
  • KM Law Librarians are responsible for:
    Creating and implementing methodologies for content management
    Aligning internal and external information with the strategic initiatives of the firm
    Managing the firm's research intranet/portal
    Implementing internal knowledge databases
    Consulting on new technologies such as information and work product retrieval, desk top imaging requirements, document management systems, enterprise search engines and mobile technologies.

LINKS TO RESOURCES

  • What is KM? [download]
  • KM Role within Law Firms [download]
  • PLL SIS KM Webinar on Moving the Library Walls to Support Strategic KM [download]
  • KM Webinars [download]

OFFICERS

Scott Bailey (Squire Sanders) and Alirio Gomez currently serve as Co-Chairs. Responsibilities of the co-chairs include management of the LinkedIn group, organizing SIS meetings and responding to PLL member inquiries on the SIS.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT THE COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

Co-Chair: Scott D. Bailey
Director of Research Services
Squire Sanders (US) LLP
1200 19th Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20036
202-626-6708
scott.bailey@squiresanders.com

CURRENT COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • June Liebert
  • Carolyn Petrie
  • Terri DiCenzo
  • Patricia Barbone
  • Kumar Jayasuriya
  • Anna Irvin
  • Leanna Simon

FOUNDING MEMBERS

Gail Bergmiller - Ropes Gray
Julie Bozzell - Hogan Lovells
Cindy Chick - Latham
Catherine Dillon - Jackson Lewis
Alirio Gomez - Milbank
Steven Lastres - Debevoise
Gina Lynch - Bingham
Don MacLeod - Debevoise
Catherine Monte - Fox Rothschild
Deborah Panella - Cravath
Camille Reynolds - Nossmann
Sarah Stephens - Sutherland

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS

The documents linked below relate to PLL Knowledge Management Group.