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California Lawyer seeks associate editor

September 25, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

California Lawyer magazine is seeking a full-time associate editor to join our San Francisco-based team.

You will report and write stories, edit columns, assist with special projects and surveys, and contribute to the magazine’s online presence. Responsibilities include: reporting and writing news and trends stories for the print magazine and the website, social media management, assigning and editing first-person essays by lawyers, developing infographic items from California legal news, compiling state bar discipline reports for republication, managing letters to the editor, and some fact-checking. An understanding of and interest in legal issues is desirable.

The ideal candidate for this full-time position must have:

*Minimum of three years of journalism experience *Excellent written and oral communications skills *Exceptional organizational skills *Sense of humor and ability to work effectively within a team

About our company

Published by the Daily Journal Corp., California Lawyer is an award-wining monthly magazine that covers the most dynamic legal market in the country. We provide our readers (150,000 lawyers) with timely legal analysis, in-depth features, technology updates, and practical advice on substantive law. California Lawyer has won more than 70 Maggie Awards from the Western Publications Association for editorial and design excellence as well as national honors from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, Folio, and the Society of Publication Designers.

To apply

Send an email to with the following: 1. Subject line: Associate Editor 2. Cover letter and resume 3. Links to four articles and/or blog posts you’ve worked on.

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