• Legal Writer

    Location US-NY
    Job ID
    2018-103266
    Institution
    ACAMS
    Department
    Legal
    Employment Type
    Regular Part-Time
    FLSA Status
    Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The ideal part-time Legal Writer will be a capable writer with a strong legal background, preferably with some law school or a JD degree. Writers must be able to read statutes, understand legal issues in money laundering and summarize them into plain English for a general audience.

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with editor-in-chief, legal editor and other legal writers to brainstorm topics and write briefs and other materials in an authoritative, neutral tone that avoids legalese.
    • Research and fact-check money laundering and counterterrorist financing rules, financial regulations and related topics.
    • Provide accurate and timely legal information to our readers
    • Write and edit with a high degree of self-motivation and ability to work independently under tight deadlines write.
    Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     Qualified candidates must have writing experience and be able to provide samples. Additionally, candidates must have:
    • At least a Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited university in Law, Journalism, English, History, Communications or a related field.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
    • Strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written) as well as great attention to detail.
    • PC skills. Knowledge of Excel and understanding of online publishing a plus.
    Preferred candidates:
    • Will have fluency in another language besides English.
    • Will have worked as a lawyer or attended law school with a couple of years or more of legal training, preferably a JD degree from an accredited law school.



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.

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