Senior Legal Editor - Remote - Part-Time

Columbus, OH 43202

Posted: 10/24/2018 Employment Type: contract Industry: Legal Job Number: 17266
Senior Legal Editor - Civil Litigation - State of Ohio 
Remote - Part-Time - 10-20 hrs/wk

Temporary (3 months) Contract Need
Pay Rate:  44/hr
Must have Windows-based computer and high speed internet

Looking for a Legal Editor / State Litigation Specialist with substantial Ohio experience in civil litigation, especially court rules and procedures to write and edit practical guidance for Ohio lawyers. 

Responsibilities
  
  • Write, edit, and update state-specific litigation resources in accordance with Practical Law writing style, including practice notes, checklists and standard documents explaining how to practice in state court. 
  • Be available to answer questions and perform research on discrete state law issues that arise in Practical Law’s final review of these resources. 
Qualifications: 
  • JD required
  • At least six years’ experience working as a litigator in a law firm in Ohio, and strong familiarity with the jurisdiction’s court rules. 
  • 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
  • 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. 
  • Experience using WestlawNext for legal research. 
  • Strong academic credentials, including high class rank or academic honors in law school. 
      
Senior Legal Editor - Civil Litigation - State of Ohio - 17266
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