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Attorney Editor Duties: Analyzes legal information such as court documents, dockets and cases for relevant resolution information. Creates and classifies summaries of trial court cases. Reviews created content for completeness and accuracy. Demonstrates competence in navigation and online research tools. Meets editorial schedules and quality standards. Follows departmental editorial style and standards. Verifies own work and that of other team members as required for accuracy and completeness, and ensures the information is properly presented and organized. Maintains and develops legal knowledge and skills training as required to complete work and stay current on legal trends and developments related to the employee’s editorial responsibilities. Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions as requested/required Participates in the employee evaluation process (both wider feedback and self-evaluation). Develops knowledge of Thomson Reuters Legal publications and products related to the employee’s responsibilities, and those of competitors. Prioritizes own work. Understands the roles and responsibilities of each team member and how each role affects production. Demonstrates competence on company specific systems necessary to perform job functions.
Qualification and Experience
Qualifications: JD Degree from an American Bar Association accredited law school. Strong legal research, writing and analytical skills. Exceptional editorial judgment and attention for detail. Ability to interpret, analyze, organize and communicate complex legal material. Understanding of editorial production processes and requirements, and ability to use various editorial systems and tools, both internal and external. Strong technical aptitude, including an intermediate understanding of Microsoft Office, internet searching and ability to learn new software and tools quickly. Ability to prioritize tasks/projects. Able to work successfully in a collaborative or team environment. Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with all contacts, both inside and outside. DESIRED: Strong writing background. Demonstrated understanding of civil litigation and related court documents.
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