Research Services Specialist

Research Services Specialist

Research Services Specialist


Administrative Support Staff


Employment Type



$75000 - $100000

Job Description:

The Research Services Specialist will be expected to perform the following duties:

Conduct high-level, customizable research and analytics in legal, business, and other subjects.

Provides expert-level legal and business research.

Performs legislative history and intent research and monitors regulatory and legislative changes as needed.

Assist with business development efforts including ongoing litigation tracking, docket searching, and complaint pulls

Have expertise with the following databases: LexisAdvance, Courtlink, Intelligize, Pacer, VitalLaw, CapitalIQ, PLC, Manzama, DataTree, and Accurint .

Experience with an integrated library system (EOS preferred).

Maintains Library alert services, ongoing monitoring of cases, companies, events, or topics; and reports back to attorneys on a timely basis.

Assist with the annual budgeting process and other duties as needed or as assigned, such as ILL, acquisitions, paying invoices, cataloging, etc.

Collaborate and coordinate with library staff in other geographies to provide research services for attorneys in all firm locations

Ability to work independently and collaboratively within and across departments.

Job Requirements:

• Job & Educational Requirements

MLS with minimum four years of experience in a law firm setting.

Good interpersonal and written communication skills and ability to conduct presentations.

Strong computer and technology skills.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products Strong service orientation and ability to work with a team effectively.

Ability to work on short- and long-term projects independently, multitask, and work under pressure to meet attorney expectations.

Detail-oriented Flexibility to work extended hours as required