Reporter, DC Courts

Location
Washington, Washington D.C.
Salary
competitive
Posted
Nov 30, 2018
Specialty
Operations
Metro Area
Washington
Duration
Full Time

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 federal and state courts in Washington, DC. The DC court reporter will be responsible for keeping track of cases in these courts, attending selected events, communicating with editors, and filing daily news stories.

Required:

  • At least one year of full-time, paid reporting experience and some court reporting experience required
  • Demonstrated reporting and writing skills

Preferences:

  • Experience reporting for a legal audience
  • Experience writing under deadline pressure

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.

Periodic travel between court houses is expected. Court Reporters are required to arrange transportation for field travel and/or use their own personal vehicle.

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