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Legal Editor

Legal Editor

ID 
2017-1197
Job Location 
US-FL-Palm Beach Gardens
Relocation? 
No
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Education Required 
Juris Doctor

More information about this job

Overview

LRP Publications, Inc. has been an industry-leading provider of multimedia solutions for business and education professionals for over four decades, offering world-class content and exceptional customer service. LRP's customers receive the guidance, knowledge, and tools they need in the format they want.

Responsibilities

LRP is seeking a Legal Editor to develop concise case summarizes of important court decisions and administrative rulings involving special education law for an online, subscriber-based resource, Special Ed Connection®. This website details news and developments in special education and provides in-depth coverage and practical expert advice for K-12 school personnel and attorneys. The Legal Editor will summarize legal decisions and agency guidance in a format and style designed to convey the impact of the decision to the reader in a clear, concise and easily understandable manner, as well as:

  • File a minimum of three (3) cases daily for inclusion;
  • Prepare legal compliance features for Special Ed Connection®;
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to subscriber inquiries;
  • Follow AP, Bluebook and LRP-specific style guidelines;
  • Review case summaries for spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors.

Position Requirements

  • JD Degree from accredited law school
  • Minimum one (1) year experience writing case summaries and legal research in conformance with AP and Bluebook
  • Proven ability to read and efficiently summarize case law
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Ability to work a fulltime schedule of 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, from the Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. office during normal operating hours

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work independently
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills

 

LRP is committed to providing a challenging and cooperative work environment where each employee is treated as a valued resource. In addition to a stable and supportive work environment, we provide:

  • Comprehensive insurance coverage
  • 401(k) retirement savings account with employer match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Business casual attire

As an EO/AA employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran, or disability status.

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