Law Librarian Resume

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Over 6 years experience providing high-level legal, business and law-related reference and research services in a large law firm setting.

Relevant skills include:

  • Strong track record of in-depth specialized and technical  research for Litigation, Corporate and Financial projects.
  • Highly competent at locating information and providing reference services from a wide range of print resources and electronic databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex legal research problems and apply knowledge of legal reference sources.
  • Proven ability to professionally present information both verbally and in writing.
  • Known to be able to quickly and calmly adapt to changing priorities and demands.
  • In-depth knowledge of the U.S. legal system, legal terminology and legal citation systems.

Work Experience

Law Librarian

Hewson Lewis, Boston, MA

September 2008 - date

  • Provide in-depth research for Corporate, Litigation, Financial and other areas to attorneys, paralegals and administrative staff using varied print and electronic research tools.
  • Review, evaluate and select information resources according to currency, reliability, relevance and cost effectiveness.
  • Respond to Litigation, Financial, Corporate and General reference questions.
  • Compile and organize research information into a coherent and focused collection.
  • Effectively monitor, maintain and develop library collections.
  • Provide guidance and training on library resources to staff.
  • Monitor and keep current with litigation, legislation and regulatory developments and advances in information resources.


University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Master of Science in Library and Information Science (2008)

University of Washington

Bachelor of Science in Informatics (2006)

Technical Skills

  • Lexis
  • Westlaw
  • Bloomberg Law
  • HeinOnline
  • D&B
  • Hoovers
  • MS Office

Key Competencies

  • collaborative skills
  • strong customer service orientation
  • organizing and planning skills
  • confidentiality
  • stress management
  • verbal and written communication skills
  • analytical and critical thinking skills
  • judgment and decision-making

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