TAJ Technologies Inc needs a legal writer

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TAJ Technologies Inc needs a legal writer

Tags: freelance writing jobs, work from home, remote work, jobs for writers, writing gigs, telecommute jobs

Job Summary

Description:

Job Title: Legal Editor/Writer

Duration: 6 months With high possibility of extension

Location: Remote

Description:
Temporary Legal Editor – Small Law

Contractors will be part-time (20-25 hours/week) and may work out of Eagan, MN, office or remotely.

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.

Responsibilities and Duties

Responsibilities:

Client 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.

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications

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 Thomson Reuters editorial processes, tools, platforms and operations preferred.

Experience in Legal editorial roles desired.

“TAJ Technologies, Inc. is an EEO/AA Employer: women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply”

Job Type: Contract

Experience:

  • Article: 8 years (Required)
  • Legal Writing: 9 years (Required)
  • Puublication: 9 years (Required)
  • Practical Law style: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Legal editorial: 8 years (Preferred)
  • law Firm: 7 years (Required)

Education:

  • Doctorate (Required)

Contract Length:

  • 5 – 6 months

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