Georgia Estate Planning Attorney Editor at Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters

Contractor

Mid Level

Remote

Not defined

08 Jul → 07 Aug

Job Description

The Practical Law business within Thomson Reuters is looking for a temporary estate planning State Specialist contractor with substantial experience in estate planning law in Georgia. Remote work 20 hours per week. (Requires Windows-based computer and high speed internet).

Candidates will be required to provide a writing sample on a specified topic after the initial interview. Please include your law school class rank or GPA on your resume. Please also draft and submit a paragraph detailing your estate planning experience with your resume, including the percentages of your time spent on estate planning work compared to other practice areas, and specifying the kinds of estate planning documents you have drafted most often. Please also indicate your level of experience with probate and trust.

Job Responsibilities

  • Practical Law is looking for a temporary estate planning State Specialist contractor to work on resources for our online services.
  • Write, edit, and update state-specific estate planning resources, including annotated will and trust forms, checklists, practice notes, and other state-specific legal content in accordance with Practical Law writing style.
  • Be available to answer questions and perform research on discrete state law issues that arise in the final review of these resources conducted by Practical Law.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • At least three years of experience working as an estate planning lawyer in a law firm in the specified jurisdiction, and general expertise in estate planning law.

  • At least 75% of the candidate‚Äôs recent legal practice has been focused exclusively on estate planning.

  • A good understanding of the needs and priorities of estate planning attorneys and the general legal market in the specified jurisdiction.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with remote colleagues.

  • Experience in an estates and trusts group at a large or mid-sized law firm, or at a smaller boutique firm with a group of attorneys focused on estate planning, probate and trust administration.

  • Extensive experience planning for clients with large taxable estates.

  • Experience handling probate and trust administration files as lead attorney.

  • Editorial experience on a law review or journal or with other news media.

  • Experience using Westlaw/Westlaw Edge for legal research.

  • Strong academic credentials, including high class rank or academic honors in law school.

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