The Research and Digital Information Analyst will be responsible for providing research services to attorneys and team members in Locke Lord LLP offices.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify, evaluate, and recommend new information technologies, applications, and electronic resources to support the current and future information needs of the Firm.
Assist attorneys in leveraging AI-enabled databases to enhance business development and advising clients.
Collaborate with Information Services team on tasks such as migration to online toolkits, improving search capability, bundling toolkits and process based on practice area, improving delivery through automation and productizing services.
Collaborate with nationwide team to provide comprehensive and sophisticated research, current awareness, and competitive intelligence services for attorneys and team members in all LL offices.
Provide summary reports and analysis of research when appropriate.
Participate in the Information Services Training Team in the planning, development, and standardization of programs for continuing education and for new hires.
Train and orient newly hired attorneys and other professional team members in assigned offices to the services and resources offered in the Information Services department.
Provides outreach, training, and on-demand assistance to attorneys and staff in cost effective and efficient use of research resources.
Retrieve and analyze cost-recovery data for billing purposes.
Assist in the creation and maintenance of litigation alerts and tracks for attorneys.
Assist in the design and maintenance of the department’s intranet page, including updating practice and jurisdiction content pages.
Follow and implement the marketing strategies developed by the Information Services team to promote the department’s services and resources.
Maintain a national network of peer contacts through membership in professional associations in order to ensure quick retrieval of hard-to-find information.
Manage physical library collection for assigned offices, including organizing and maintaining collection, making decisions to renew or cancel resources, purchasing new publications, processing invoices and assisting with budgeting.
Assist with renewals and management of electronic resources used in assigned offices.
Bill time for research and other work associated with active client matters.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Education & Experience:
JD or Master’s degree in Library or Information Science from an American Library Association Accredited program.
3+ years of experience in a legal or business library.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, SharePoint, Power BI and other common computer applications. Knowledge of SQL is a plus.
Experience in data architecture and visual presentation of information.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Efficiency and depth of knowledge in using legal and business print and electronic resources such as Lexis, WestlawEdge, BloombergLaw, Cheetah, etc.
Proven ability to develop and deliver effective training to attorneys and team members.
Flexibility to support attorneys and team members in multiple locations using various communication strategies.
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and also with teams, peers and clients, and to contribute to efforts to further management’s goals.
Demonstrated strong team mentality and emotional intelligence.
Strong and proven written and oral communication skills, including public speaking skills to give presentations to large and small groups.
Knowledge of copyright laws and copyright as it applies to libraries is a plus.
Extensive knowledge of Texas legal research and resources a plus.
Excellent customer services skills and ability to excel under pressure.
Supervisory Responsibility – This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment – This position operates in a professional office environment..
Position Type/Expected Work Hours – This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. CST with additional hours as required. Occasional weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Travel – Little to no travel is expected for this position.
Internal Number: 0709Dallas
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