Clio (501+ Employees, 73% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

23% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 73% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $276M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Clio is more than just a tech company–we are a global leader that is transforming the legal experience for all by bettering the lives of legal professionals while increasing access to justice.

We are currently seeking a new Legal Research Specialist to join our Lawyaw team. This role is available to candidates across Canada (excluding Quebec) and the United States (some exceptions may apply).

What your team does:

Acquired by Clio in 2021, Lawyaw is a SaaS platform focused on increasing convenient access to legal services with technology. Our platform solves a fundamental gap in the current legal automation market by making it easy to incorporate programmable documents into digital legal workflows. We work with more than 1,500 law firms, legal aid organizations and non-profits to generate more than 40,000 legal documents per day, which helps our users save time and reduce errors on routine legal drafting and court forms. Our tools are being used to help people more conveniently access their rights and legal protections, and our team is growing quickly.

Who you are:

You are excited about technology and the impact that it can have to transform the legal experience for all.  You have demonstrated legal experience and research skills.  You appreciate the pain points and challenges facing busy legal professionals.   You are able to understand and communicate the nuances of different legal work flows.  You interact easily, kindly, and professionally with all manner of individuals from various backgrounds and cultures.  You are organized, methodical  and detail-oriented.  You understand the key role that legal market  intelligence plays in driving content development.  You have a problem solver mentality and genuinely enjoy digging into complex issues.  You are looking for a position with growth potential at a company that will treat you with dignity and respect.  Salary commensurate with experience.

What you’ll work on:

Researching and analyzing all applicable state, federal, and agency codes, rules, and standing orders to determine the universe of all relevant litigation deadlines and supported court forms within a jurisdiction. (E.g., deadlines for filing and serving motions, noticing depositions, propounding or responding to discovery.);

Drafting clear, concise, and accurate descriptions of the identified rules and court form changes, taking nuances of each jurisdiction into consideration;

Synthesizing all applicable service rules, time computation rules, and local court holidays to ensure deadlines are calculated correctly;

Researching and amending existing rule sets in legal calendaring software to ensure customers have access to most current version of rules and identifying updated court forms;

Monitoring and tracking websites for rule and court form amendments, maintaining court/rules webpage database for monthly scans, and performing manual update monitoring scans per court-specific amendment schedule.

Assisting other team members with legal research assignments for new rule sets, and to support court form expansion and customer engagement;

Assisting customers with general rules support concerning procedural questions and calculations of deadlines based upon applicable rules/statutes;

Identifying opportunities to assist customers through new content and engagement programming;

Develop a deep understanding of all customer offerings and internal quality standards and controls;

Coordinate between multiple contributors to achieve project goals and improve organizational synergy;

Develop and document best research practices for support content offerings;

Serve as internal subject matter expert for content research projects;

Advocating internally for our customers and connecting the dots between issues they are experiencing and solutions;

Break down complex concepts into smaller, more manageable pieces;

Assisting as needed with other Legal Content initiatives, including content sourcing and template building;

Be able to adapt your process to the needs of the situation;

Document and recreate customer issues to help troubleshoot.

What you may have:

4+ years of legal experience at a paralegal or higher level;

Technical aptitude with ability and desire to learn new technologies;

A strong understanding of cloud-based legal technologies and research tools, together with a  demonstrated understanding of the needs of legal professionals;

Comfort working with large, complicated data sets;

Self-motivated and flexible with experience in a fast-paced environment, including managing multiple projects and competing priorities;

Able to work successfully in a collaborative or team environment;

Well-organized, reliable, and resourceful;

Excellent communication skills;

Strong and demonstrable logical reasoning and analytical thinking abilities;

Humility plus strong opinions that are loosely held;

Genuine empathy, strong interpersonal skills and ability to make customers feel appreciated and valued;

Willing to adopt new procedures, methods, or softwares on short notice;

Juris Doctor or equivalent degree from an accredited law school preferred.

Diversity, Inclusion, Belonging and Equity (DIBE) & Accessibility

Our team shows up as their authentic selves, and are united by our mission. We are dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion. We pride ourselves in building and fostering an environment where our teams feel included, valued, and enabled to do the best work of their careers, wherever they choose to log in from. We believe that different perspectives, skills, backgrounds, and experiences result in higher-performing teams and better innovation. We are committed to equal employment and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Clio provides accessibility accommodations during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodation, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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About Clio

At Clio, we are on a mission to transform the legal experience for all. As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based legal software, we provide lawyers with low-barrier, affordable solutions to manage and grow their firms more effectively, more profitably, and with better client experiences. Through the cloud, we believe that we can help create a more inclusive legal community and a more equitable legal system.

We are an award-winning team that has been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Canada’s Most Admired Cultures and has topped Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies.  In line with our mission, we’ve been up to some big things, including becoming a multi-product company, launching a $1 million COVID-19 Legal Relief Initiative, and most recently, securing a  US$110M Series E funding round and a USD $1.6B valuation.

This is a historic moment in the growth of legal technology! As the first legal practice management unicorn globally, and one of only a handful of Canadian unicorns, this is only the beginning. If you’ve ever wanted to do the best work of your career, while having a meaningful impact in the lives of others, then Clio is the place for you.

About Lawyaw

Founded in 2016, Lawyaw provides the market-leading solution for cloud-based legal document automation, which helps law firms save time, increase profitability, and reduce errors. The company is an alumnus of Y-Combinator (W18) and was acquired by Clio in 2021. It continues on a period of rapid growth thanks to increasing adoption of remote technologies since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as strong product market fit and excellent customer satisfaction (NPS>50).


Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Legal, SaaS and Non Tech jobs that are similar:

$70,000 — $110,000/year

Tagged as: >50% 2 Yr Employee Growth, 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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