The Knowledge Management Attorney manages development of and access to core practice content for practitioners in an assigned practice area.In this capacity, the Knowledge Management Attorney will:• In coordination with practice area lawyers: draft, update and manage standard forms, internal memoranda on practice legal issues, and practice process checklists; Identify work product precedents (exemplar documents);• Contribute content to internal and external Firm publications, presentations and training;• Initiate and coordinate legal knowledge projects and systems in the assigned practice area;• Coordinate with the IT Department and other Knowledge Management Department staff regarding content management and access systems; Develop and manage legal knowledge information collections and databases;• Train and assist practice area lawyers and Paralegals in use of the Firm’s relevant knowledge tools and information resources; Coordinate with peers in other practice areas to exchange best practices in knowledge resources developed by each area; Monitor and share with practitioners recent, relevant legal developments and current market practice developments and trends;• Work beyond scheduled hours as necessary and travel as required; and• Handle additional related projects as necessary.• The Knowledge Management Attorney will not perform client legal work.Qualifications:We are seeking candidates who have:• Expert legal knowledge and practice skills in the assigned practice area;• Expert proficiency in the English language, including punctuation, spelling, grammar and writing skills;• Expert proficiency in training skills and best practices;• Advanced proficiency in researching and drafting legal documents and content, such as transactional documents, legal memoranda, pleadings, and/or motions;• Advanced proficiency in legal research techniques, online research and legal research databases;• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications;• Expert knowledge of the workflows and the core needs of lawyers in the assigned practice area;• Advanced knowledge of Inter/Intra/Extranet technologies, particularly for legal-specific uses (portals);• Advanced proficiency in document management search functionality and systems;• Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory;• Advanced knowledge of business practices and philosophies;• Law degree and current bar admission in the jurisdiction of the Firm office;• At least 5 years of law firm practitioner experience in the assigned area of law; and,• At least 3 years of training experience;Paul Hastings LLP is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
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16 May 2013
Knowledge Management Attorney (Leveraged Finance)
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