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Requisition Number: 38858
Position Title: Legal Editor
Location: 610 Opperman Dr Eagan MINNESOTA United States 55123
Duration: 8 months
Recruiter Name: Sreejit Pisharam
Recruiter Email: sreejit.p.ilink@tajtech.com

Job Description


Description:
•The Practical Law business with in Client is looking for temporary contractors with experience working at small law firms to write and edit practical guidance for lawyers at small law firms, including firm and practice management resources.
•Contractors will be part-time (20-25 hours/week) and will be expected to work out of our Eagan, MN, office at least 1-2 afternoons per week.

Responsibilities:
•Practical Law is looking for temporary contractors to work on documents to publish with our online services. Each contractor will:
•Work with editors from various practice areas to create checklists, practice notes, standard clauses, or standard documents for the small law firm market.
•Provide substantive editorial expertise for additional tasks and projects across Editorial.
•Edit content into Practical Law's house style and plain English.
•Work on projects related to small law firm practice and firm management and other product development initiatives.
•Improve Practical Law resources by approaching them using a customer/user experience lens.
•Ensure the consistently superior quality of all content produced.
•Maintain and manage internal processes, databases, and folders.

Ideal candidates will possess:
•A good understanding of the needs and priorities of generalist small law firm attorneys and the legal market in general.
•Enthusiasm and ambition, with a desire to improve the efficiency of legal services.
•Strong communication skills.
Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines.

Desired Knowledge and Skills:
•A J.D. degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school.
•At least two years' experience working as an attorney in a small law firm.
•Excellent writing and editing skills, including:
•Close attention to detail; good command of grammar, punctuation, and plain English; and ability to write about complex legal issues clearly and simply.
•Knowledge of Practical Law style is a plus.
•Experience of both Client editorial processes, tools, platforms and operations preferred.
•Experience in Legal editorial roles desired.
•Candidates selected to advance will be required to submit a writing sample.

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  Internet Research     Nice to have
  SEO     Nice to have
  Adobe     Nice to have
  MS Office     Nice to have
  Westlaw     Nice to have


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