Sr. Legal Editor – Remote/Part-Time

  • Freelance
  • Remote

V-Soft Consulting

Sr. Legal Editor (Remote/Part-Time)

Primary Location – Eagan, Minnesota

V-Soft Consulting is currently hiring for a Sr. Legal Editor (Remote/Part-Time) for our premier client in Eagan, Minnesota. This is a 12-month contract position in the mass media industry.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

Technical Requirements and Certifications »
Internet Research
SEO
Adobe
MS Office
Westlaw

Education and Experience »
JD with 2+ years of law firm or in-house practice experience
Or 5+ years’ experience writing legal news for a major news or legal industry publication
Experience using Westlaw and other online legal research platforms required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities »
Excellent writing and editing skills, with a keen eye for detail and accuracy
Proven news judgment and analytical ability
Ability to prioritize concurrent article requests and commit to short turnaround deadlines
Familiarity with AP style preferred

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

Job Responsibilities »
Write high-quality legal news and analysis articles against challenging daily deadlines on topics assigned by a managing editor. Topics will have sourced from court filings, SEC and other regulatory filings, legislation, and/or other legal and business-related documents
Analyze and anticipate interests of lawyers
Self-edit to ensure articles meet standards of content accuracy, adhere to style guide and ensure general readability prior to submission
Work closely with full-time editors for initial training and at regular intervals to ensure accurate, high quality submissions and to allow for timely publication of articles