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Job Posting: Research Analyst - Chicago, IL

  • 1.  Job Posting: Research Analyst - Chicago, IL

    Posted 05-17-2021 10:16

    Research Analyst

    Global Law Firm, Chicago, IL

     Our client has an excellent opportunity for a new addition to their research team. The Research Analyst will provide high quality in depth legal and non-legal research using online and print resources.

     This position will support assigned practice area teams by providing topic specific research, assist in maintenance of team's practice collaboration page, work with other firm departments assigned to the team, provide current awareness information and other related duties.

     Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Conduct high-level, customizable research and analytics in legal, business, and other subjects.
    • Serve as practice, subject, and/or industry research specialist in areas aligned with the firm's practice and business; use this expertise to proactively support Practice Area Teams (PAT) as the assigned liaison.
    • Provide training on research strategies and resources as requested; develop, plan, coordinate and deliver presentations to assigned PAT and other groups, on recent developments, current awareness and research tools and other topics; contribute to the preparation of instructional and department marketing material.
    • Participate in collection development including new databases, websites, and print material; prepare resource review report as assigned: coordinate user surveys, analyze usage, compare resource with other firm resources and competing products to make informed recommendations for renewal or cancellation.
    • Keep up to date on industry current trends and best practices.
    • Occasional evening and weekend coverage is required as part of team rotation.
    • Work on special projects or any other duties assigned to fully meet the requirements of this position.


     To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the Duties and Responsibilities above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. If you need such an accommodation, please email


    Education and/or Experience:


    • MLS from an ALA accredited university
    • Minimum 3 years experience in a law library, concentrating on research and reference services



    • JD from an ABA accredited law school
    • Experience as a practicing attorney
    • Strong technical skills, including familiarity with SharePoint, MS Office, social media, graphics editors, and other related technology tools


    Other Skills and Abilities:


    In addition to the above, the following may also be required of the successful candidate:

    • Able to quickly learn new technologies and then teach others
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) and able to relate to people at all levels
    • Well developed analytical and problem solving skills
    • Works effectively with others as part of a team and as a self-motivated individual
    • Ability to prioritize and work well under short deadlines
    • Exercises confidentiality and discretion


     Please send resume, cover letter and references to:
    Angela Dzikowski
    PRO LiBRA Associates Inc
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    Office) 800-262-0070
    Fax) 908-918-0977




    Angela Dzikowski, VP, CPC
    Pro Libra Associates Inc