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The Florida Bar
Tallahassee, FL, United States (on-site)
24 days ago
The Florida Bar
Tallahassee, Florida, United States (on-site)
24 days ago

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The Florida Bar

Attorney Editor #2177 | Legal Publications | Tallahassee, FL

The Florida Bar’s (TFB) Program Division, Legal Publications program is seeking experienced applicants for the position of Attorney Editor.  The Attorney Editor is responsible for editing books and working with the Managing Attorney Editor in the organization and marketing of legal publications. 

Click here to apply on-line and view the position description for the Managing Attorney Editor (must attach a resume and writing sample to your on-line application).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reviews chapters submitted by authors. Researches to ensure legal and substantive accuracy and edits for grammar and style. Writes original material as needed in cooperation with the authors and Managing Attorney Editor. Reviews final proofs of books.

Develops and organizes new editions and supplements of publications. Recruits and coordinates activities of authors and steering committee members for books assigned to this position. Prepares and maintains lists of complimentary copies of books for authors and steering committee members.

Reviews case law, legislative material, rules, and other publications to remain current on subjects covered in manuals.

May assist in preparing promotional material, and possibly traveling to and participating in marketing for publications at Bar meetings and other events.

Assists Florida Bar members with questions related to publications. Performs other duties as assigned.



Requirements

The position requires a JD and a member of TFB in good standing with 2 years of experience in writing, editing, legal research or related field.  Minimum starting salary $55,452 with excellent benefits and pension plan.  

Click here to apply on-line and view the position description for the Managing Attorney Editor (must attach a resume and writing sample to your on-line application)

Knowledge of:

-Legal research techniques

-Databases (i.e., Lotus Notes, Microsoft, LexisNexis)

-Adobe Acrobat

-The Rules Regulating The Florida Bar

-Florida Rules of Court Procedure

Skilled in:

-Proper English spelling, grammar, and punctuation

-Excellent legal and analytical communication, both oral and written

-MS Word, Excel and internet research

-Proofreading

-Adobe Professional

Ability to:

-Interpret policies and procedures

-Think logically and solve problems

-Create ADA compliant forms and documents using Adobe

-Organize work and determine priorities

-Communicate effectively and professionally, both verbally and in writing

-Establish and maintain effective working relationships

-Work with a diverse group of people

-Attention to detail

-Perform editorial functions

-Use discretion and independent judgment

-Occasionally travel

EOE | This organization participates in E-Verify | Position is open until filled | Position is located in Tallahassee, FL and is not a remote position.

Please notify HR, in advance, if you need reasonable accommodations to participate in the employment process.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65174186
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida, United States
  • Company Name For Job: The Florida Bar
  • Position Title: Attorney Editor
  • Job Function: Legal Publishing
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Master's Degree
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $55,452.00 (Yearly Salary)
Membership Organizations
Tallahassee , Florida , United States

The Florida Bar (TFB) is the organization of all lawyers who are licensed by the Supreme Court of Florida to practice law in the state. Any lawyer desiring to practice law in Florida must be a member of The Florida Bar. We are dedicated to serving our more than 110,000 members and all Floridians. TFB's core functions are to prosecute unethical lawyers through the Attorney Disciple system; administer a client protection fund to cover certain financial losses a client might suffer due to misappropriation by a lawyer; admin...

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