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Legal Analysis

Knowledge of and ability to read, interpret and draw accurate conclusions from both legal and factual information.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Documents key concepts surrounding legal analysis.

Explains how legal concepts are organized and the type of information they provide.

Lists analytical activities and responsibilities of lawyers, paralegals and legal analysts.

Applies specific legal analytical research tools and methods for problem solving.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Selects legal documents and research tools to be utilized by the legal department.

Participates in discussions with professionals in order to break down legal issues into understandable concepts.

Researches key criteria necessary for valid legal analysis.

Interprets major types of legal analysis required by the organization.

Follows procedures that help guide the evaluation of large scale implications and legal decisions.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Coaches on the adoption of advanced technologies and tools for legal analysis.

Conducts and documents analyses of a variety of legal issues.

Evaluates legal analysis issues from the perspective of regulatory compliance.

Guides the work of others through a legal lens.

Develops standard processes to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of legal analysis.

Anticipates and monitors the potential impact of legal decisions within the industry.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Consults on the full spectrum of the legal analysis process.

Designs legal analysis strategies to support organizational goals.

Advocates for the development of new technologies and tools in legal analysis.

Leads in organizational best practices for the management of legal concepts.

Predicts industry wide developments and improvements in legal analysis.

Leads discussions on the future perspective of legal analysis.

Interview Questions

  • What was the most complex legal area you faced and how did you resolve it?
  • What kinds of common problems do you encounter when analyzing legal issues?
  • How have you determined appropriate techniques for a legal analysis program?
  • Outline a typical legal analysis project you have participated in.
  • What industry trends do you recognize in the technologies and tools used in legal analysis?

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