Nolo Legal Editor (Workers’ Comp and Personal Injury Law)

Location: Berkeley, CA
Job Code: 1154
# of openings: 1

Description

Nolo is the nation’s leading provider of do-it-yourself law solutions for consumers and small businesses, covering everyday legal matters such as estate planning, patents, criminal law, landlord-tenant law, bankruptcy and debtor’s rights, family law, immigration, and employment. We produce websites, books, online apps, and software. Since Nolo was acquired by Internet Brands in 2011, the Nolo brand has expanded to include a collection of legal websites in many topic areas.

We are looking for a legal editor with experience in the areas of workers’ comp and personal injury law to join the editors and researchers in our hard-working, friendly editorial department. The new editor will write and edit content for the Nolo website and Nolo-branded websites, update existing books and articles, and edit new books.

Our ideal applicant must:
- Have a law degree from an accredited law school and be a member in good standing in a state bar
- Have three to five years’ experience in the two practice areas noted above, as a practicing attorney or court staff member (employment law a plus)
- Have excellent writing and editing skills, particularly for a non-legal audience
- Be comfortable writing and editing online content
- Work well with other people, be able to juggle several projects at once, and be able to meet deadlines
- Be capable of supervising others and managing the workflow of multiple freelance editors, and
- Possess excellent computer skills, including familiarity with Word and Excel; familiarity with Google Analytics a plus.

We are also looking for someone who is well organized and detail-oriented.

To be considered for this role you must include a cover letter in your application.  In your cover letter, please briefly describe the types of personal injury and workers' compensation cases you have handled.  To apply, please visit: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH05/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CARSDIRECT&cws=1&rid=1154

About Us:
Nolo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Internet Brands, is the integration of some of the Internet’s first legal sites, including Nolo.com, Divorcenet.com and AllLaw.com. These sites were combined with the ExpertHub technology platform in 2011 to form the Nolo Network.

Internet Brands (www.internetbrands.com) is an innovative online media company that operates media, community, and e-commerce websites in consumer categories including automotive, health, shopping, and travel. We also create and license leading social media software and applications.

Internet Brands’ network of 200+ websites reaches more than 90 million unique visitors each month. Our network is ranked one of the Top 50 most popular web properties on the Internet by comScore. Our Automotive and Home portfolios rank in the Top 5 most-visited properties in their respective categories as ranked by comScore, and our websites have received dozens of awards from publications including Time Magazine, MSNBC, PC World, and Forbes.

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