Job Category:
Editing, Legal, Analyst


To be discussed.

Start Date: 10/03/2016

End Date: 12/31/2016

Location: Remote Work

Remote work from 10-20 hours per week. (Requires Windows-based computer and high speed internet)

Candidates must have the following skills and experience:

• At least six years’ experience working as a litigator in a law firm in the specified jurisdiction, and strong familiarity with the jurisdiction’s court rules.

• At least 75% of the candidate’s recent legal practice has been focused exclusively on civil litigation.

• Ability to perform complex legal analysis.

• Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.

• A good understanding of the needs and priorities of litigators and the general legal market in the specified jurisdiction.

• Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with remote colleagues.

• Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines.

• A passion for writing and good editing skills, including:

o very close attention to detail and organization;

o impressive command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; and

o the ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.

• The ability to be self-sufficient within a paperless environment, including proficiency navigating workplace
intranets, using MS Office suite, and learning in-house publishing systems without administrative staff support.
Ideal candidates will also have the following attributes:

• Experience handling litigation files as lead attorney.

• Editorial experience on a law review or journal or with other news media.

• Published works on litigation topics, such as bar association journal articles.

• Experience writing and presenting on litigation topics for continuing legal education.

• Experience using WestlawNext for legal research.

• Strong academic credentials, including high class rank or academic honors in law school.

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