Senior Court Reporter / Journalist - - New Jersey

Law360

Remote, New Jersey

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Date Posted January 12, 2023
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Telecommute? Yes
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified

Description:

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 largest law firms in the U.S. and around the world, in-house counsel at major corporations, and key decision-makers in the government sector.

We are currently seeking a Senior Court Reporter to cover developments in the federal and state courts in New Jersey. The reporter will be responsible for keeping track of cases in these courts, attending selected events, communicating with editors, and filing daily news stories. The reporter will also write regular news analyses and features, contextualizing major court rulings as well as federal and state regulation and enforcement actions. This reporter will be expected to develop a deep understanding of the beat and a reliable roster of sources.

Required:

  • At least two years of full-time, paid reporting experience and some court reporting or similar experience

  • Demonstrated reporting and writing skills

Preferences:

  • Experience reporting for a legal audience

  • Experience writing under deadline pressure

  • Experience working a beat

 

Periodic travel between courthouses is expected. Court Reporters are required to arrange transportation for field travel and/or use their own personal vehicle.

Qualified candidates will be asked to complete writing and reporting tests electronically.

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.

Law360 offices are located in NYC, Washington DC, and Los Angeles. We offer 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.

Portfolio Media Inc. (publisher of the Law360 newswire) is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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