Legal journalism job openings
If you're a lawyer looking for a career switch, or a journalist with an interest in the law, consider these opportunities:
Location: United States
- BOSTON: Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, a Boston-based newspaper that covers legal news and court rulings in its region, seeks a reporter to cover the Massachusetts courts and legal community. E-mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
- NEW YORK CITY: Prospect News, which publishes daily and weekly newsletters for financial market professionals, seeks a bankruptcy court reporter. Position is based in New York City. "We’re looking for someone who can attend bankruptcy court hearings in New York, make calls on cases elsewhere in the U.S. and assist with coverage of court filings," the ad states. E-mail cover letter, resume and clips to email@example.com.
- SOUTH FLORIDA: Courthouse News Service, a nationwide legal news service that law firms subscribe to, seeks a part-time reporter to cover civil courts of law in and around West Palm Beach, Florida. Job "offers competitive pay for 20-25 hours a week and some benefits are available," the ad states. E-mail a cover letter in the body of an email, and attach a resume and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org.