Job: Legal Data Annotation Specialist

Location: Mangalore - India

Summary

UniCourt is currently searching for a lawyer with litigation background to join our new Legal Data Annotation Team. The candidate/team will be responsible for annotating US case dockets and other court filings to create a model for ML analytics processes. Successful candidates must possess a passion for the law and a desire to learn the intricacies of US Court Law and Motion practice.

About the Job

Our company creates some of the world’s most cutting-edge software solutions in the legal industry. We solve difficult problems, work on innovative technology, and build world-class platforms for people and enterprises to interact with court records and other public data sets. With some of the best minds in the industry, we’re one of the most sought-after learning and career destinations in the world of legal tech. If you’re looking to work at a company with opportunities to forge your career path in technology, UniCourt is the right place for you. Our customers range from individuals who interact with court records a few hours in a month to enterprise clients who spend several hours every day on our SaaS platform.

About Us

UniCourt is a leader in making court data more accessible and useful with our Legal Data as a Service (LDaaS). We provide real-time access to court data through our APIs and online app for business development and intelligence, litigation analytics, litigation tracking, case research, investigations, background checks, due diligence, compliance, underwriting, machine learning models, and process automation.

We provide access to court data from state and federal courts to a diverse list of clients, including Fortune 500 companies and AmLaw firms and industries such as legal, insurance, finance, investigations, government, education, nonprofits, and consumers.

UniCourt is a legal technology company focused on using technology to unlock the potential of legal data. We are based in both California and Mangalore, India and our team includes legal professionals, data scientists, physicists, computer engineers, and sales and marketing, professionals

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for annotating US court documents including, but not limited to, dockets, complaints, answers, moving papers and trial related material.
  2. Team will annotate court documents to tag and label information such as parties, lawyers, law firms, judges and types of filings so that the other teams can extract the data and build a courtroom data analytics model.
  3. Work closely with other team members to create a consistent data model.
  4. Provide daily feedback to network and/or software functionality and protocol difficulties.
  5. Proactively identify potential issues resulting from variation in court data across the US and communicate the potential issues to the team lead and/or project manager.
  6. Ability to adapt to evolving annotation protocols quickly.

Qualifications

  1. Graduate/ Masters degree in Law
  2. Experience: 3+ years of experience in litigation or working with a litigation lawyer

Required Skills

  1. Excellent communication skills.
  2. Ability to work in a team environment.
  3. Flexibility to work different projects simultaneously.

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