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Company: Law360
Position:
Reporter, LA Courts
Location:
California
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
March 19, 2014
Job ID: 1519786

Description:

Portfolio Media, Inc. is seeking a reporter to cover developments in the Los Angeles Superior Court, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our online daily business newswire. The Los Angeles court reporter will be responsible for retrieving new lawsuits, scanning complaints, keeping track of court events, communicating with editors about which events to attend, and filing 2-3 news stories per day on new lawsuits or court events. Candidate will be trained to cover legal topics, and no legal degree or experience is required. However, work experience as a reporter and strong reporting, writing, communication and analytical abilities are required to succeed in this job.

 

Requirements:

  • Degree in Journalism
  • 2+ years of paid, full time reporting experience or relevant graduate degrees
  • Demonstrated reporting, writing and organizational skills
  • Must be able to start at least three weeks from acceptance date
  • Valid driver's license

 

Preferences (one or more would be desirable):

  • Graduate degree
  • Experience in court reporting
  • Experience in covering legal and regulatory affairs
  • Experience in covering business news
  • Experience in meeting daily deadlines

 

Law360 offers extensive training on legal topics. Business or legal reporting experience is not required. However, professional reporting experience and strong writing and analytical skills are required to succeed in this job. Please note; qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

 

Please apply through our website: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp;jsessionid=DF772F41B950C14812DC566EA7CB7D13.NA10_primary_jvm?org=PORTFOLIOMEDIA&cws=1&rid=101

 

Law360, a LexisNexis company, is an online newswire for business lawyers that covers major litigation, transactions and regulatory issues. Founded in 2004 and acquired by LexisNexis in 2012, Law360 is a cutting-edge organization and one of the fastest-growing subscription news services in the U.S. Our subscribers include the 100 largest law firms in the U.S., in-house counsel at major corporations, and government agencies such as the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission.

Law360 offers a casual and flexible work environment, comprehensive benefits (including; medical, dental, generous paid time off, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and a pre-tax commuter program), and competitive salary with bonus eligibility.

Portfolio Media, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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