Legal Editor, Criminal Law


Remote, US

March 22, 2022

Interested in work-life balance and a nontraditional career in law? The Criminal Law Editor position at Nolo offers just that, and also provides the chance to create content that reaches millions of readers, helping them navigate the legal process.

Since 1971, Nolo has been the nation’s preeminent provider of do-it-yourself legal solutions for consumers and small businesses. We produce articles, books, apps, and software—including the renowned Quicken WillMaker—that demystify the legal process and empower people to take control of their legal lives. A subsidiary of Internet Brands, our sites include,, and topic-specific domains like

Our Legal Editor position is for a lawyer with natural writing and editing ability, careful attention to detail, and a talent for taking complex legal issues and making them accessible to the layperson. We are based in the Bay Area but are open to remote candidates prepared to travel to our office from time to time.


The Criminal Law Legal Editor will:

  • write and edit articles for Nolo’s websites

  • train and work with freelance writers

  • update books and articles, and

  • contribute to other projects as a subject matter expert.


The Criminal Law Legal Editor must have:

  • excellent writing and editing skills and careful attention to detail

  • a facility for writing for a consumer audience, explaining complex concepts in an easy-to-digest manner

  • a law degree from an ABA-accredited law school and no professional disciplinary history

  • at least two years’ background as a practicing attorney, including experience in criminal law, and

  • the ability and willingness to create and edit content in additional areas of law.