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Research Analyst

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP

Los Angeles, Santa Barbara or Denver

Application Deadline

Apply By Mar 24th, 2023


$30.00 to $36.00 per Hour   Calculate


Denver, CO





Minimum Education

Master's Degree

Library Experience


Supervisory Experience

Not Required

Type of Library


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Job Description

After opening its doors in Denver in 1968, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck has since expanded around the country, with 12 offices, 600+ employees and 300+ attorneys and policy professionals nationwide. And with over 50 years in the industry, we’re committed to creating strong relationships with not only our clients, but with each other and our communities. Are you looking for camaraderie, collaboration and a challenge? Are you looking for an environment committed to creating strong relationships and a building a collaborative culture? If so, we want you at Brownstein.

We seek a part-time Research Analyst to join our Library research team, ideally to be based out of our Los Angeles, Santa Barbara or Denver office, with a hybrid, remote work model. The Research Analyst works with other members of the Library Services Department to meet the information needs of attorneys and staff in all office locations, and reports to the Library Director. The position is part-time, working 3 days per week.

Responsibilities for the Research Analyst include:

  • Performs legal, general and business research for attorneys, paralegals and support staff, using a variety of electronic and print resources. This can include both quick and in-depth complex case, statute, news, public records and company research.
  • Analyzes legal and non-legal resources and communicates findings in a clear, concise manner.
  • Identifies electronic resources on Firm’s intranet and those in the print collection and develops research strategies for attorneys and other staff members.
  • Provides assistance to users of both physical and electronic library resources.
  • Assists with collection development by evaluating new digital resources and assessing attorney information needs and usage patterns.
  • Conducts library orientations and assists in research training programs.
  • Assists with development of documentation and training materials for library research and electronic resource instruction programs.
  • Routinely bills time for reference/research.
  • Manages distribution of electronic newsletters and ensures updating of titles in physical collections in three California office libraries.
  • Assists in content upkeep for the library’s intranet page.
  • Participates in projects that increase the value of our research and information services to the Firm.
  • Stays current with new and developing trends in research, technology and competitive intelligence.
  • Travel to other offices as needed.
  • Performs other special projects or duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Master’s degree in library or information science.
  • Preference for a minimum of 2 years related experience in a private law firm setting.
  • Knowledge of legal materials and law firm experience preferred. Business and competitive intelligence research experience a plus.
  • Demonstrate strong research skills and a deep understanding of research strategies.
  • Competency with online research services such as Lexis, Westlaw, Practical Law, Bloomberg Law, VitalLaw/Cheetah, Pacer, Courtlink and Hein Online.
  • Responsive, service-oriented and able to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize requests with a high level of competency, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking skills to facilitate presentations.
  • Ability to think critically, solve complex problems and use discretion in handling confidential matters.

Hourly Rate for this opportunity is between: $30-$36 per hour for candidate based in Colorado.  Actual starting pay is determined by a number of factors, including relevant skills, qualifications, experience and location.

Benefits for part-time employees include; 401k, sick time, wellness program, and our employee assistant program. 

At Brownstein, clients get access to the top legal minds in the industry, powerful policy knowledge and best-in-class business acumen to solve businesses’ toughest challenges. Brownstein is a law and lobbying firm that has been making moves for more than 50 years to stay at the vanguard of its industry. You’ll find this firm at the heart of many of the most important cases, the most significant deals and the country’s most pivotal legislation. Brownstein—we’re all in. For more information visit us at bhfs.com.

Brownstein is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits & Additional Compensation Info

Benefits for part-time employees include; 401k, sick time, wellness program, and our employee assistant program. 

Additional Info & Requirements

The selected candidate will mainly work from home with one to four days in the office per month or as needed.

The Community

We are a private, law firm library conducting research and providing library services to attorneys and other legal professionals.

HR Info

Apply online at https://www.bhfs.com/careers under the Professional Staff category.

Posted Mar 14, 2023