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Non-Discrimination Policy

Hanson Bridgett LLP seeks to ensure a positive and diverse work culture where each person may work and develop professionally to the best of their ability free of unlawful discrimination or prejudice. To this end, the firm is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits unlawful discrimination or prejudice of any kind based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or creed, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran’s status, mental or physical disability, or pregnancy.

Library Assistant

San Francisco Area

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Library Assistant

San Francisco Area

The Hanson Bridgett library is an integral part of the firm, providing research service to support the legal and business development work of attorneys and staff in all of our offices. This positions assists with all aspects of library administrative work including acquisitions, serials control, collection maintenance and invoice processing, as well as light reference requests and document retrieval. This position reports to the Manager of Library Services and works closely with other members of the library team. This role offers the opportunity to work from a remote location on days when in-person attendance is not required, and as agreed upon by the direct supervisor. It is an essential function of any remote role that the employee be available to attend in-person meetings, professional development sessions or to come to the office for other reasons, if the need arises. This position is San Francisco based.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Check in and process library materials
  • Route print and electronic newsletters
  • Manage desk copy surveys, orders, and distribution
  • Order new materials and handle renewals
  • Process invoices 
  • Manage loose-leaf filing service
  • Shelve library materials
  • Prepare items for shipment to branch offices
  • Respond to questions about library resources; help troubleshoot minor technical problems
  • Handle light reference requests and document retrieval
  • Special projects as assigned

Required Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and previous library experience
  • Responsible and reliable, with strong organizational skills and careful attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with library staff, attorneys and other firm employees
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows and Office, as well as Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to lift boxes up to 25 pounds, crouch and reach to reshelve items and push/pull a wheeled cart loaded with books
  • Proficiency in Sydney Enterprise
  • Basic knowledge of research databases including Westlaw and Lexis. 


Hanson Bridgett offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The annual salary for this California-based role is anticipated to be in the area of $65,000 - $80,000, and represents the firm’s good faith and reasonable estimate of possible compensation at the time of posting. Actual compensation is negotiable, and will depend upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s years of experience, qualifications, and skill set.

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Erika Hattenhauer
Erika Hattenhauer
Director of Talent, Engagement & Compliance
Walnut Creek, CA