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Legal Intern

Thomson Reuters Exception 10/27/2017 4:58:45 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY: (approximate percentage of time spent in each area)

80% - Production/Editorial/Support: 
Analyzes large amounts of information from multiple sources and determines whether the case can be written (vetting process). After mastering vetting, may learn to write coherent, accurate, brief summaries. Has a general understanding of legal system and some knowledge of an efficient production/support workflow process. Supports team publishing goals by meeting deadlines. 


10% - Product/Process Knowledge:
Works regularly on various systems, software, databases and applications to deliver quality products. Responsible for accuracy and completeness of work product, including competence in scheduling and administrative systems as well as computer file management. All work will be checked until competent process knowledge is developed

10% - Interpersonal/Team Skills:
Works successfully in a team environment and understands various roles of team members. Attends and participates in team meetings.

University/College degree required. Journalism or Legal degree preferred, with some law school experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal English and communication skills, including composition/grammar, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation skills with the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Journalism and/or writing experience preferred.
  • U.S. legal system familiarity (cases and statutes) preferred. Familiarity with legal terminology and ability to read and understand legal documents from various U.S. courts.
  • Technical aptitude for computer applications and systems such as word processing and file management applications.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ093497
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Exception
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