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.
Law360 is seeking a reporter to cover developments in the San Francisco Superior Court, California state appellate courts, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals for our online daily business newswire.
The San Francisco Courts Reporter will be responsible for retrieving new lawsuits, keeping track of court events, communicating with editors about which events to attend, attending hearings and trials, and filing 2-3 news stories per day on litigation developments inside and outside of court. 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.
- At least one year of full-time, paid reporting experience and some court reporting or similar experience
- Demonstrated reporting and writing skills
- Experience reporting for a legal audience
- Experience writing under deadline pressure
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.
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.