LRP Media Group

Attorney Editor (Hybrid Remote)

Job Location US-FL-Palm Beach Gardens
ID 2023-1407
Relocation?
No
Type
Regular Full-Time
Education Required
Juris Doctor

Overview

As a Legal Editor in LRP's Education Group, you will play a key role in LRP's website, specialedconnection.com, and in its publications, keeping legal and non-legal subscribers up-to-date on important court decisions and administrative rulings involving special education law. On a daily basis, you will summarize legal decisions and agency guidance in a format and style designed to convey the impact of the decision to the reader without using legalese. You'll also prepare legal compliance features for the subscription-based website as assigned by your manager in addition to occasionally editing and writing books, pamphlets, and e-learning courses for the K-12 audience. This is a full-time position with a hybrid schedule requiring two days a week during normal business hours in our Palm Beach Gardens, FL office.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Read, analyze and concisely summarize cases from the federal courts
  • Read, analyze and concisely summarize cases from the state courts and administrative offices
  • Read, analyze and concisely summarize federal agency guidance
  • Produce legal compliance features for specialedconnection.com
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with other education editors
  • Follow LRP Publications' style guidelines
  • Proofread and spell-check your work
  • Respond quickly and efficiently to internal and external customer inquiries, working with your manager, editorial directors, and customer service
  • Understand the federal court systems and administrative procedures

 

Special Ed Connection®  is an online, subscriber-based resource for PreK-12 school personnel and attorneys. This website details news and developments in special education and provides in-depth coverage and practical expert advice focused specifically on IDEA and Section 504 compliance, early childhood, behavior & discipline, technology, specific disabilities, and legal decisions, among other issues.  Check out all the LRP education products

Position Requirements

  • JD Degree from accredited law school required
  • Proven ability to read and efficiently summarize case law
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Wrike, and Excel
  • Ability to work a hybrid remote schedule, which includes 2 days in our Palm Beach Gardens
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with writing case summaries and legal research in conformance with AP and Bluebook

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong teamwork ability and communication skills

 

LRP Media Group

  • Believes in a strong work-life balance, and hard work should benefit the customer, the company and you.
  • Provides competitive salaries, attractive benefits package including group health insurance, paid sick & vacation time, holidays, and 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match.
  • Promotes an inclusive work environment which fosters personal growth, provides resources for wellness, and creates an all-around enjoyable work environment.
  • Culture Highlights:

LRP is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

 

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