Monday, June 1, 2009

Legal journalism job openings

If you're a lawyer looking for a career switch, or a journalist with an interest in the law, consider these opportunities:
  • BOSTON: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, a Boston-based newspaper that covers legal news and court rulings in its region, seeks a reporter to cover the Massachusetts courts and legal community. E-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to hecampagne@gmail.com
  • NEW YORK CITY: Prospect News, which publishes daily and weekly newsletters for financial market professionals, seeks a bankruptcy court reporter. Position is based in New York City. "We’re looking for someone who can attend bankruptcy court hearings in New York, make calls on cases elsewhere in the U.S. and assist with coverage of court filings," the ad states. E-mail cover letter, resume and clips to jobs@prospectnews.com.
  • SOUTH FLORIDA: Courthouse News Service, a nationwide legal news service that law firms subscribe to, seeks a part-time reporter to cover civil courts of law in and around West Palm Beach, Florida. Job "offers competitive pay for 20-25 hours a week and some benefits are available," the ad states. E-mail a cover letter in the body of an email, and attach a resume and clips to newjob8@courthousenews.com.
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Monday, January 26, 2009

Part-time legal journalism job in New Haven

Courthouse News Service, a nationwide legal news service that law firms subscribe to, seeks a part-time reporter to cover civil courts of law in and around New Haven, Conn.

"A legal background is not required, but demonstrated interest and ability in writing or journalism is necessary," the ad states. "The job will entail going to state and federal courts in downtown New Haven five days per week to review new civil filings. About 15-20 hours per week will be required and some benefits are available."

E-mail a cover letter and resume in Word format, and attach 3-5 writing samples, to newjob6@courthousenews.com. Letters should be addressed to Editor Adam Angione.

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Friday, January 2, 2009

Part-time legal journalism job in Albany

Courthouse News Service, a nationwide legal news service that law firms subscribe to, seeks a part-time reporter to cover civil courts of law in and around Albany, New York.

"A legal background is not required, but demonstrated interest and ability in writing or journalism is necessary," the ad states. "The job will entail going to state courts in downtown Albany and surrounding jurisdictions to review new civil filings. About 10 hours per week will be required and some benefits are available."

E-mail a cover letter and resume in Word format, and attach 3-5 writing samples, to Editor Brian Grosh at newjob2@courthousenews.com.

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