Law Librarian Resume Samples

A Law Librarian is a legal expert or professional who manages and maintains legal information. Working for libraries at law schools and Universities, municipal courts; legal departments, federal courts; and law firms, these professionals execute the duties mentioned on the Law Librarian Resume – managing, maintaining and organizing, and retrieving legal information; planning and conducting training classes for library patrons; recommending and implementing new information management technologies, writing articles, supervising the performance of other library employees; and managing vendor relationships.

While a law degree isn’t considered mandatory, some public service and administrative roles want their candidates to complete a Juris Doctor Degree. However, a vast majority of applicants have a graduate degree in library and information science, and the following skills – strong knowledge of using internet-based searching tools and techniques; researching skills, and familiarity with legal reference services.

Law Librarian Resume example

Law Librarian Resume

Summary : Over 16+ years experience as a law librarian proven capabilities in providing reference services in a variety of subject areas including healthcare, credentialing, insurance defense, and background investigation of individuals, and corporations.

Skills : Legal Research, Microsoft Office Suite.

Description :

    1. Performed business/legal reference and research for attorneys and support staff members in 5 different offices.
    2. Provided timely, in-depth searches for print and online legal/medical information at the request of attorneys working in the medical malpractice, and hospital administration department of the firm.
    3. Monitored and advised library/executive/training committees on all-new electronic databases, and relevant issues.
    4. Supervised and represented the firm on, all computerized database vendor activities-product demonstrations, password administration, billing, monitoring usage patterns to control costs, troubleshooting equipment, user education, and training.
    5. Trained attorneys and paralegals on research activities and cost containment.
    6. Negotiated vendor contracts including the fixed rates for Westlaw and Lexis.
    7. Managed library sections containing in-house legal research, publisher's forms on CD, proprietary forms, and expert witness depositions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Library Science


Law Librarian Resume

Summary : Seeking a Law Librarian position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Real Estate Sales, Retail Manager, Law Librarian, CNA total care for quadriplegic.

Description :

    1. Responsible for ensuring my employer's compliance with a federal court order- known as the Gluth Order under the scrutiny of a court-appointed Special Master.
    2. Included the maintenance and procurement of budgetary funds for resource purchasing, organization of unit libraries through established librarianship theories and practices, the provision of paralegal services as mandated by statute.
    3. Entailed the management of a complex law library program under US district court oversight that facilitated adult programming and a curriculum-based paralegal education for clerks.
    4. Facilitated programming and touring for college and law students as well as juvenile offenders under a Shock Incarceration program.
    5. Searched literature, compiled accession lists, annotated and abstracted materials.
    6. Recommended purchases of updated legal resources.
    7. Assisted and advised attorneys with all levels of legal research.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master's


Law Librarian Resume

Objective : Law Librarian with 3 years of experience in Training, supervising, evaluating law librarian staff, attorneys, and other court and legal staff in legal research and analysis, and manages the work of the Supreme Court Law Library, Developing strategic and tactical plans and maintains the alignment of Law Library strategic objectives with the strategic direction of the Supreme Court.

Skills : MS Office, Training Skills, Organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Maintained law library.
    2. Ordered updates of state and federal statutory and case law materials.
    3. Provided reference services to inmates researching cases and statutes in preparation for their trials.
    4. Recommended legal research strategies to help inmates focus on relevant statutory and case law.
    5. Leveraged resources of county law library in accessing legal documents not available at Adult Correction Center library.
    6. Maintained supply of legal forms required by inmates pursuing appeals.
    7. Maintained and distributed lists of substance abuse remediation programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Law Librarian Resume

Headline : Performing statue duties of the State Law Librarian outline in NMSA 1978 18-1-7 through 18-1-11, and also Directing and overseeing the operating budget and ensures purchases are within budget and meet end-users needs.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Legal Research, Management, Bookkeeping, Customer Service, Training.

Description :

    1. Supervised, coordinated, and administered federal court library encompassing the Third Circuit and the Western District of Pennsylvania.
    2. Provided reference and research services including Lexis, Westlaw, and BloombergLaw.
    3. Established basic library systems and services in three federal court libraries.
    4. Supervised renovations and moves of Pittsburgh library.
    5. Edited Opinion Summary Newsletter of all Third Circuit precedential opinions.
    6. Digested and indexed all Third Circuit precedential opinions for an Intranet database.
    7. Researched and maintained historical materials for the Court.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Law Librarian Resume

Objective : As a Law Librarian, responsible for providing research and reference services to assist and provide patrons with legal and government documents, and also Participating in a network of librarian professionals and judicial peers.

Skills : MS Office, Training Skills, Directing Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided reference assistance using printed and electronic resources, including Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw, Dun & Bradstreet, and the Internet.
    2. Maintained a system of invoice payment using Excel spreadsheets.
    3. Ordered new publications for the library.
    4. Processed interlibrary loan requests.
    5. Escorted detainees in and out of the Library.
    6. Made copies and prints of legal documents for detainees.
    7. Delivered and picked up legal documents.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate In Computer Science

Law Librarian Resume

Summary : Motivated, self-starter with 15+ years' experience in Management and Customer Relations. Detail-oriented with excellent research and reporting skills. Master's degree in Library and Information Science from LSU. Skill areas include.

Skills : Communication Skills, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Record Keeping Payroll Processing, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Handled reference requests originating from the attorneys and the legal and non-legal staff of the law firm.
    2. Performed technical services functions including routing mail, checking in books and journals, processing books for the collection, weeding, ILL, preparing bills to get paid.
    3. Performed a daily project to collect articles on a certain topic for a weekly newsletter produced by Orrick attorneys for clients.
    4. Kept time and billable records of my requests.
    5. Worked with DC Orrick welcoming committee to introduce new attorneys and staff to the DC library services and offerings.
    6. Supervised weekly filer and technical services personnel Participated in marketing activities to increase usage for the library (open houses, training, and National Library Week).
    7. Responded to a full range of complex or difficult inquiries, including those in the areas of legal, pharmaceutical, public records, law enforcement, and social science databases.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
MS

Law Librarian Resume

Headline : Monitoring and analyzing state and federal legislation related to library services and testify at local legislative hearings, and also Identifying, formulating, and approving policies and procedures for the efficient statewide administration of law libraries and records programs.

Skills : MS Office Suite, Network Administration, Customer Service, Information Technology.

Description :

    1. Supervised legal research clinic: discussion of various legal topics: Post-conviction remedies, belated discretionary review, search and seizures, arrests, Statutes, and Regulations pertaining to inmates, etc., drafting of motions, briefs, Use of legal forms: criminal and civil, notarize legal documents for inmates.
    2. Assisted law clerks in becoming certified through law clerk training manual and exams on various criminal law topics.
    3. Maintained major and minor law library; supervises and trains law clerks and general library clerks.
    4. Recommended library procedures and regulations for the facility; conducts library inventories; conducts library orientation classes for inmates Initiated & facilitated programs for the library: legal research clinic, voluntary literacy program, and classroom jeopardy; responds to inmate grievances Served as an instructional resource consultant and material specialist for teachers and inmates Drafts monthly and annual reports to DOC in Tallahassee and holds annual advisory meetings.
    5. Assisted with Facility QCP/Compliance and Audit Inspections; QCP auditor trained on the system.
    6. Dispose of old or obsolete legal materials.
    7. Reduced library expenditures by 25% while enhancing the library's collection.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Law Librarian Resume

Headline : A highly talented, accomplished, and skilled individual with diverse knowledge of handling clerical tasks and customer service issues. Seeking a challenging position where my skills and knowledge can be utilized to benefit a renowned organization.

Skills : Payroll, Computer Technology, Customer Service, Telecommunications, Faxing, Filing, Inventory Control, Parenting, And Child Development, Keyboarding, Record Keeping, 10 Key, Personal And Family Development, Creative Writing, Cashier, Human Relations.

Description :

    1. Provided support in control rooms and port entrance, ensured that security measures were taken, resolved conflicts, and completed disciplinary action reports when inmates were unruly.
    2. Provided assistance to inmates in the event of illness or trauma, inspected prison rooms, and confiscated contraband, promoted social skills by modeling good behavior, fairness, equality, and respect.
    3. Assisted paroling inmates with resumes, issued indigent correspondence supplies.
    4. Supervised offender clerks, acted as access to courts supervisor, notary public, maintained open records reports, stamp reports, quarterly library inventory.
    5. Inventoried and maintained the law library weekly.
    6. Handled court reports, ordered supplies, perform parole walk-in requests, acquisitions, and audit library computer system.
    7. Provided wide-ranging reference services to all attorneys and staff using print resources, commercial online services, and the Internet.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Business Management

Law Librarian Resume

Summary : Seeking an exciting librarian and/or ESL teacher position utilizing my 25 years of experience working in academic, law, special and medical libraries. I have a Master's Degree in Library Science and have worked in library reference services, cataloging and administration.

Skills : Excel, Google and Google Scholar, Lexis, Westlaw, SirsiDynix's Library Management Software, Symphony Workflows.

Description :

    1. Handled reference requests originating from the attorneys and the legal and non-legal staff of the agency.
    2. Participated in maintaining a Virtual Reference desk answering questions from patrons worldwide.
    3. Compiled statistics on a weekly and monthly basis.
    4. Weeded and purchased books, journals, and loose-leafs for the Law Library collection.
    5. Coordinated monthly training schedules for the attorneys with database vendors.
    6. Supervised technical services personnel Participated in marketing activities to increase usage for the library (open houses, training, and National Library Week).
    7. Managed the library, including the supervision of library clerks, budget administration, collection development, automated services, and computer-assisted legal research.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
MS

Law Librarian Resume

Summary : Reviewing a wide variety of brochures, websites, catalogs, and other sources to recommend new items and sources for possible acquisition; determining the quality of materials acquired from different sources and the need for new subscriptions and renewals.

Skills : Communication  Skills, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Record Keeping Payroll Processing, Database Management.

Description :

    1. Utilized a variety of complex technical and specialized databases and other diverse sources to provide extensive legal reference services.
    2. Utilized one's own knowledge of various published and unpublished sources and electronic databases to answer specialized and/or technical questions and inquiries from clients.
    3. Answered reference questions, locating and selecting appropriate sources and analyzing them.
    4. Evaluated the authoritativeness, currency, and relevance of the specialized information available on particular topics, issues, or problems.
    5. Compiled electronic and paper information packets for clients.
    6. Assisted in the maintenance of the library collection (i.e., multiple formats of research materials on federal laws, business, and economics).
    7. Reviewed the veracity of the online library catalog with regard to what is on the shelf; editing and verifying catalog records for conformance with collection and established cataloging policies.
    8. Reviewed a wide variety of brochures, websites, catalogs, and other sources to recommend new items and sources for possible acquisition; determining the quality of materials acquired from different sources and the need for new subscriptions and renewals.
    9. Monitored the quality of preserved materials to ensure adherence to established standards and specifications.
                  Years of Experience
                  Experience
                  10+ Years
                  Experience Level
                  Level
                  Senior
                  Education
                  Education
                  MS