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Criminal Law Attorney

Motion Recruitment
Posted May 02
Full Time
Pennsylvania

Our client, a major legal database and analytics company, is actively looking for a Part-Time Pennsylvania-licensed Criminal Law Attorney to join their team!

This begins as a 3 month contract with an opportunity to extend or convert at any time

Part Time: 5-15 hrs./week

Attorney Editor Criminal Law Pennsylvania We are looking for an Attorney Editor (Criminal Law) Pennsylvania with at least 3 years’ experience for a remote contractor position. This position will require reviewing and updating practical guidance and templates for an online legal product for attorneys, and creating new content, as needed. This is a contract position involving flexible hours (assignments can be completed as your schedule permits, as long as the deadline is met).

Description: • Draft, review, and revise practical guidance templates on criminal law documents. Review and update motions, affidavits, and other related criminal law documents. • Supplement existing documents with state-specific, “how-to” practical guidance based on state law, local custom, and legal practice experience

We are looking for an attorney to draft various forms within their practice area. We will provide sample base forms for the contractor to modify and conform to their particular jurisdiction. The forms should contain alternate/optional clauses, and drafting notes providing drafting tips/guidance/red flags/jurisdiction-specific nuances etc. These forms are written for an attorney who may not be familiar with that particular form/jurisdiction and is seeking drafting guidance.

Qualifications: • Law degree from an accredited law school • Member, in good standing, of the Pennsylvania State Bar • 3+ years of experience as a practicing criminal law attorney • Substantive experience drafting motions, affidavits, and other related criminal law documents. • Excellent writing, editing, and legal research skills • Comfortable working in Microsoft Word with track changes and conducting online research • Effective written and oral communication skills • Ability to complete assigned projects by prescribed deadlines • Organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage tasks effectively