Attorney Editor (Criminal Law)

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Attorney Editor (Criminal Law)

Dallas, Texas

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Part Time Temporary/Contract

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$ 42 - $ 45 per hour

Dallas, Texas

Part Time Temporary/Contract

$ 42 - $ 45 per hour

June 05, 2024

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Job ID: DALLT#072629_1717599980

June 05, 2024

Job ID: DALLT#072629_1717599980

Job Summary

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Beacon Hill Legal is looking for an Attorney Editor (Criminal Law) Texas with at least 3 years' experience for a remote contractor position. This position will require reviewing and updating practical guidance and templates for our clients Practical Guidance, an online legal product for attorneys, and creating new content, as needed. This is a contract position involving flexible hours (assignments can be completed as your schedule permits, as long as the deadline is met).

Description:

  • Draft, review, and revise practical guidance templates on criminal law documents. Review and update motions, affidavits, and other related criminal law documents.
  • Supplement existing documents with state-specific, "how-to" practical guidance based on state law, local custom, and legal practice experience We are looking for an attorney to draft various forms within their practice area. We will provide sample base forms for the contractor to modify and conform to their particular jurisdiction. The forms should contain alternate/optional clauses, and drafting notes providing drafting tips/guidance/red flags/jurisdiction-specific nuances etc. These forms are written for an attorney who may not be familiar with that particular form/jurisdiction and is seeking drafting guidance.

Qualifications:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school
  • Member, in good standing, of the Texas State Bar
  • 3+ years of experience as a practicing criminal law attorney
  • Substantive experience drafting motions, affidavits, and other related criminal law documents.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and legal research skills
  • Comfortable working in Microsoft Word with track changes and conducting online research
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to complete assigned projects by prescribed deadlines
  • Organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage tasks effectively

Details:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Estimated duration: 3 months possibly longer
  • Schedule: part-time hours are flexible /5-15 hrs./week
  • Rate: $42-$45
  • Location: REMOTE

Day to Day Responsibilities:

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Criminal Law Attorney
  • JD from an accredited law school
  • Must be licensed to practice law
  • Member, in good standing, of the Texas State Bar
DALLT#072629_1717599980

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About Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Founded by industry leaders to set a new standard in search, career placement and flexible staffing, we deliver coordinated staffing solutions with unparalleled service, a commitment to project completion and success and a passion for innovation, creativity and continuous improvement.

Our niche brands offer a complete suite of staffing services to emerging growth companies and the Fortune 500 across market sectors, career specialties/disciplines and industries. Over time, office locations, specialty practice areas and service offerings will be added to address ever changing constituent needs.

We look forward to working with you.

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