The #1 highly-trafficked legal website for Legal Writing Jobs in the United States |
Are you an Employer?    Attract the Best Candidates with Smart Job Postings! Search Legal Resumes
Legal Jobs Board for Attorneys, Law Students & Legal Staff | Serving USA & Other Countries | LawCrossing

Need Help? Call (800) 973-1177 

Job Seeker Login   Employer Login 

Job Seekers?  Try it Now  

Download LawCrossing Online Apps: Click here  
1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
See Legal Jobs We Have Recently Researched and Located for You
What Where
Show Recruiter Jobs  

Show Refreshed Jobs  

Search in Job Title Only
Job Type:
Employer Type:

+ Browse Legal Jobs     + Advanced Search     + Search Tips     + Upload Legal Resume
Legal Jobs >> Browse Legal Jobs >> Attorney >> Legal Writing
Legal Writing Jobs
The legal writing is the type of the technical writing which is used by the legislators, judges and lawyers or other people who want to express their legal analysis in terms of duties and legal rights.

The Legal Writing Jobs put more importance on the authority. The writer has to include the statements and the assertion for the statement of the authority. This is done by using a complicated and unique citation that cannot be found with any other writing genre. The legal writing also values the precedents but it is distinct from the authority. The precedent is about what took place before. An example is when a lawyer may have prepared a contract, he will reuse it for a new contract by making some small changes. A lawyer who had also successful pushed a motion, he can use the same form for a new motion if he needs to do that. Different lawyers will use the same documents all over again.

To become a legal writer, it is important to know the phrases and the words that are special to the law. You have to know the meaning of the normal words in the law context. You have to be aware of the archaic vocabularies that are used with the legal writing but which were formally used by the quotidian language. It is also important to know the loan phrases and loan words that are used from other languages.

The legal writing is formal. The formality can be in terms of the long sentences and complex constructions, hyper formal and archaic vocabulary. It focuses to the content and the exclusion of the needs of the reader. The formality in the legal writing is desirable and necessary that give the legal documents the seriousness of the circumstances for which the legal document are normally used. However, if the legal content is targeting the non-lawyers, then the writing has to be clear. The legal writing is found in two different categories which are the legal drafting and legal analysis. The legal analysis is also divided into two separate areas which are the persuasive analysis and predictive analysis. Students who are in the law school may learn about the legal writing as a subject.

While writing a persuasive and analysis document, the lawyer is still under the same rules that regards the plagiarism. The briefs and legal memoranda can be attributed to the source authorities and quotations. When it comes to the legal drafting, it is allowed to do plagiarism because of the high value given to the precedent. This is because the lawyer may use the same format for the wills and contracts. A good lawyer can make copies, clauses and verbatim from another contract.
your result:

Legal Writing

1,700 jobs found for:Legal Writing

RSS Job Feed
  Save This Search as a Job Alert

Sort Your Results by: Relevance | Date
  Share these jobs with a friend View Jobs:      1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10    
Jul 18,14 USA - NV Las Vegas

Sponsored Job  
ACLU of Nevada 3-5 yrs required
legal DIRECTOR ACLU of Nevada... applications for a full-time legal Director to supervise and... administer a statewide legal program. The ACLU of... and civil liberties through legal legislative, and public education legal

Search Google ACLU of Nevada
Source : Employer

Jul 20,14 USA - CA San Luis Obispo

Sponsored Job  
Baltodano & Baltodano LLP 4-8 yrs required
in federal district court; Excellent legal research and superb writing and oral communication skills; Highly... calls or emails please.  writing samples and references will... be requested on a case-by-case basis.  Baltodano & Baltodano...

Search Google Baltodano & Baltodano LLP
Source : Employer

Jul 24,14 USA - TX Houston

Sponsored Job  
Edison, McDowell & Hetheringto... 5-7 yrs required
the State of Texas; Outstanding legal research writing and advocacy... of producing positive outcomes for clients. NO RECRUITERS PLEASE   Attorney, Associate, Mid-Level, Law Firm, Law legal Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment,... Job, Texas, Houston  ...

Search Google Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP
Source : Employer

Add this employer to my Exclude List and exclude its jobs from search result

Jul 29, 14 USA - OR Portland

In-House, GENERAL COUNSEL CONSULTING Min 5 yrs required
legal Counsel III The candidate will... within company's Supply Chain legal team, providing legal support... and support, supplier disputes legal and regulatory issues relating... company policies. Provision of legal advice and services to... business; management of the legal systems. Responsible for managing legal
apply now!

Jul 29, 14 USA - CO Broomfield

In-House, GENERAL COUNSEL CONSULTING Min 8 yrs required
legal Counsel IV Duties: Negotiation of... and support, supplier disputes legal and regulatory issues relating... policies. Responsible for managing legal matters pertaining to the... of corporate and commercial legal services and counseling to... in litigation and other legal or administrative actions or legal
apply now!

Jul 17, 14 USA - MN Minneapolis

Freelance legal Research and Writer The... or 1+ year of legal research and writing experience... with a research and writing opportunity. Will be researching legal articles of interest and... content). Must have superior writing skills and be able... to work...
apply now!

Jul 04, 14 USA - NJ Warren

In-House, 1-5 yrs required
Should have experience in legal writing negotiating, oral advocacy... and facilitation of Lexus/Westlaw research. Must have contract negotiations; commercial contracts and commercial/general liability insurance experience, Previous or current exposure to human resources and employment issues in a private company setting;...
apply now!

Jul 30, 14 USA - WI Madison

In-House, 8-10 yrs required
legal Counsel The candidate will... the formulation of WEAC legal policy and strategies. Should... labor law, including civil litigation, strong research and writing skills, and the ability... to litigate all types of cases without supervision. Deadline: August 6, 2014....
apply now!

Jul 18, 14 USA - NY Brooklyn

mandatory foreclosure settlement conferences legal advice and pro se... unrepresented homeowners, community education, and policy advocacy. Should have a J.D. degree. Should have a demonstrated commitment to public interest law. Excellent legal research writing verbal communication,... and organizational skills essential....
apply now!

Aug 01, 14 USA - ID Boise

In-House, Hewlett-Packard Company 3-8 yrs required
knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for... promotional opportunities. Participate from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters....
apply now!

Jul 29, 14 USA - CA Palo Alto

In-House, 1-6 yrs required
to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for... promotional opportunities; Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters. Travel is in accordance with business needs...
apply now!

Jul 29, 14 USA - CA Universal City

In-House, Min 2 yrs required
Provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential risks... related to production contracts. Create and update all necessary forms. Perform legal research and prepare memos.... Review and comment on certificates of insurance. Otherwise assist company's television production lawyers, as requested....
apply now!

Jul 29, 14 USA - WA Vancouver

In-House, 1-6 yrs required
to hone technical and legal abilities and prepare for... promotional opportunities; Participating from time to time as a member of a cross functional team to provide support in licensing, litigation, or other matters. Travel is in accordance with business needs...
apply now!

Related Article
Enhancing your writing skills the key to succes in the legal world

The image of lawyers presented by television and movies is that they spend most of their time in the courtroom mercilessly drilling shady witnesses or delivering brilliant closing arguments. What the audiences don't see are the reams of written documents that support all of that oration or the time and skill it takes to produce those papers.

   Narrow Your Search Results - Try Advanced Search 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10    

Search All Legal Writing

Also Search Legal Writing Jobs in major cities:
Los Angeles | Chicago | New York City | Houston | Washington

Your privacy is guaranteed. We will never give out, lease, or sell your personal information.

Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss it, you will land among the stars.