Job Announcment: Research Analyst at Dentons in Denver

For more information, please contact Joseph Ehrlich, Recruiter at Dentons, at Joseph.ehrlich@dentons.com.

Apply here: https://psoft9gw.us.dentons.com/psp/SNRHPRD9/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=1926&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

JOB DESCRIPTION – RESEARCH ANALYST:

Dentons US LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with more than 900 lawyers in the United States. The firm is seeking a full-time Research Analyst for the Denver office. This position manages the Denver office collection and performs in-depth legal research, and other legal, business and competitive intelligence research support as needed to support the lawyers, paralegals and other staff.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide complex business and legal research services to the firm’s lawyers and staff as part of the firm-wide research team.
• Manage the operation and collection of the Denver library.
• Assist lawyers, professionals and support staff in conducting research using online and other research materials and technologies available at the Firm.
• Prepare alerts and resource awareness communications for internal clients.
• Conduct orientations regarding research services procedures and uses for new personnel.
• Share expertise, resources awareness and service delivery best practices and innovation concepts with Department peers.
• Support information access and decision making tools analysis, design, implementation and support initiatives of the Firm’s Knowledge Management Department.
• Log research and other productive time in the Firm’s research tracking and knowledge base system.
• Supervise library filer.
• Other projects and duties as assigned.

Qualifications
• 3+ years of research and analysis experience in a law firm, professional services or corporate law firm research environment.
• Masters of Library Science degree, J.D., or equivalent professional experience.
• Experience with Government Contract research and resources is highly desirable.
• Knowledge of standard legal research sources both in print and online.
• Strong client and team interpersonal and consensus generating collaboration skills.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, perform under tight time deadlines and flexibly adjust to changing priorities.

Closing Statement
Dentons offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

~~~We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans. We are an Affirmative Action Employer~~~

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CoALL Holiday Party Postponed!

Sorry to say, friends, but the CoALL Holiday Party, which was scheduled for 5:30pm on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the University of Colorado Law School, has been postponed. The weather tomorrow evening is supposed to be snowy and cold, and travel to Boulder will likely be difficult.

The CoALL Executive Board has yet to name a new date for the event but is looking to reschedule for early in the New Year.

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Job Opening: Research Specialist @ Access Information

Research Specialist

Open Until Filled: The review of applications to begin immediately. Job Description:

Access/Information, Inc. (A/I) has an immediate opening for a part-time Research Specialist.  The Research

Specialist provides research assistance, ranging from simple reference questions to in-depth legal and business research projects for law firms and other entities. This position is responsible for conducting database research in a wide variety of topics. The ideal candidate will be able to gather and synthesize research results, identify key issues, and communicate the results in a clear and concise written format.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Legal and business research skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Up-to-date computer skills (including Word and Excel)
  • Experience with commercial fee-based databases such as LexisAdvance, Westlaw, and other fee-based databases and advanced Internet research skills
  • Ability & willingness to prioritize deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, detail oriented environment
  • A demonstrated ability to work independently as well as with others in a highly collaborative environment
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills are required
  • Car and valid driver’s license

 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s in Librarianship and Information Management (MLS) required
  • Two to three years legal research/law library experience required
  • Two to three years business research desired

 

Hours:  1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. (Monday through Friday – 25-hour work week with the potential for a 40-hour work week)

 

Salary Range: $25.00 to $27.00 per hour depending on experience

 

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical
  • Retirement plan available

 

To apply

Please submit a resume and a business writing sample by emailing  wanda.mcdavid@access-information.com; no phone calls, please.

 

About Access/Information, Inc.

(A/I) is a research and document retrieval company located in Denver, Colorado. For over 33 years, we have provided information research, document delivery services, library management, and records management services to attorneys and business professionals throughout the United States. Access/Information is one of the oldest, continuously-operating information professional companies in the country. Our staff of reputable professional researchers understands the demands of the fast-paced business community and the needs of knowledge workers. We pride ourselves on the personal attention afforded each client and on the quality of the information and products that we provide.

 

Access/Information, Inc.

9145 E. Kenyon Ave. #203

Denver, CO 80237

303-778-7677

www.access-information.com

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Save the Date: Colleague Connection 2017

It’s never too early to get a party on the calendar! Colleague Connection is an annual event to encourage networking and learning among students, librarians, archivists, paraprofessional staff, trustees, and friends of libraries. There will be lots more information to come, but we wanted to get the word out early so you don’t miss out.

Event Details:

Colleague Connection 2017

Date: Thursday – April 27, 2017

Time: 5:00 – 8:30pm

5:00-6:15pm  – Reception
6:15-6:30pm  – Welcome
6:30-7:20pm – Dinner
7:20-8:30pm – Keynote
          8:30pm – Conclusion of Event

Place: Ruffatto Hall, University of Denver, Morgridge College of Education, 1999 E. Evans Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80208
Thanks,

Holly

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Fall Book Club Update

Matthew Elisha has offered to host next Wednesday’s (update: Wed. November 16) book discussion at Brownstein at noon.

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP
410 Seventeenth Street, Suite 2200
Denver, CO 80202
*Attendees should come to the 22nd floor reception desk to be directed to the right conference room.*

If you will be calling in, the number is 800-508-2831 followed by the code, 2231320.

Please let me know if you will be attending or calling.

Abby

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Fall Book Club

We have set a date for the CoALL Fall Book Club: Wednesday, November 9 at noon (update) Wednesday, November 16 at noon. RSVP to Abby Lindquist (amlindquist@hollandhart.com) and indicate your preference for meeting in Denver or Boulder.

“For our CoALL Book Club Fall Pick, we’ve decided to read The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore.

‘A young untested lawyer named Paul Cravath, fresh out of Columbia Law School, takes a case that seems impossible to win. Paul’s client, George Westinghouse, has been sued by Thomas Edison over a billion-dollar question: Who invented the light bulb and holds the right to power the country?’

It involves lawyers (Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, anyone?), intellectual property, and Nikola Tesla gets in on it all too.

Kirkus wasn’t impressed, but Above the Law liked it a lot. Eddie Redmayne has already agreed to star in the movie version. And finally, NPR interviewed the author.”

-Rachel Nelson

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Brown Bag: AALL Annual Meeting Round-Up

Hi everyone!

Our first Brown Bag of the season will be the Meeting Round-Up next Wednesday. Come to discuss a conference you attended this year or just to catch up with colleagues. There’s also this recent article by David Perla causing a lot of buzz, which could make for some interesting discussion: http://abovethelaw.com/2016/08/a-challenge-for-the-gatekeepers/

Wednesday, September 21
Noon to 1 pm
Holland & Hart, 555 17th Street, Floor 32 to check in

There will also be a call-in option, so let me know when you RSVP if you need those details.

RSVP by emailing me at amlindquist@hollandhart.com

Hope you can join us!

Abby

Abby Lindquist, MLIS
Research Librarian
Holland & Hart LLP
555 17th Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 295-8061
amlindquist@hollandhart.com

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Brown Bag: ICCES Update on July 13th

A message from our sensational Brown Bag Chair, Abby Lindquist:

Happy Friday!

July’s Brown Bag program will feature speakers from the Integrated Colorado Courts E-Filing System (ICCES) with an update on the database. When you RSVP, please include any questions or comments you’d like addressed.

When: Wednesday, July 13, 12 – 1 pm
Where: Bryan Cave, 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4100, Denver
RSVPs: amlindquist@hollandhart.com by Tuesday, July 12

If you’d like to teleconference, let me know, and I’ll send you details.

Enjoy the long weekend!

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Spring Book Club: When Books Went to War

For the spring CoALL Book Club, we’ve selected When Books Went to War, a history of the Armed Services Editions, the books printed with funding from the government and shipped to soldiers during World War II. The American Library Association initiated a program earlier in the war to send donated books to the troops, and the War Department and a coalition of publishers continued the effort with ASEs.

When Books Went to War
The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II
By Molly Guptill Manning

Wednesday, June 1
Noon to 1 pm
Denver: If you would like to host the book club discussion, please let me know. Otherwise, we can have it at H&H.
Boulder: We can set up a conference call, if anyone there would like to coordinate location.

Coverage of When Books Went to War

New York Times Book Review
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/25/books/review/when-books-went-to-war-by-molly-guptill-manning.html?_r=0

NPR Author Interview
http://www.npr.org/2014/12/10/369616513/wwii-by-the-books-the-pocket-size-editions-that-kept-soldiers-reading

Wall Street Journal
http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-paperback-books-helped-the-u-s-win-world-war-ii-1416520226

More on the Armed Services Editions

HistoryNet
http://www.historynet.com/armed-services-editions-a-few-square-inches-of-home.htm

Library of Congress blog
http://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2015/09/books-in-action-the-armed-services-editions/?loclr=ealocb

Feel free to RSVP now, but I’ll send out a reminder to do so in a couple weeks. Have a great week!

Abby Lindquist, MLIS
Research Librarian
Holland & Hart LLP
555 17th Street, Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 295-8061
amlindquist@hollandhart.com

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