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Legal Word Processor

  • Ref: 292399
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $70,000 - $80,000

Opportunity Description

We are currently seeking a Legal Word Processing professional to support time-sensitive document processing requests. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, team-focused environment. Candidates must demonstrate high attention to detail and a focus on client satisfaction.

Job Duties

  • Creating, editing and formatting legal documents to firm specifications using a variety of software applications.
  • Converting, cleaning and formatting documents to/from different file formats.
  • Creating charts, graphs, tables, and spreadsheets as requested.
  • Creating and/or editing Tables of Authorities and Tables of Contents.
  • Performing data entry utilizing various software applications.
  • Transcribing analog and digital dictation files.
  • Restoring and recovering corrupted document files as necessary.
  • Providing telephone support to troubleshoot application queries.
  • Completing all assigned jobs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Handling sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
  • Following established policies and procedures at all times.
  • Performing additional duties as necessary or assigned.

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor’s degree preferred with 3+ years’ experience in legal word processing or legal field

Experience & Skills Required

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm with 95% accuracy.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously
  • Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times
  • Flexibility to work overtime
  • Experience creating Tables of Authorities and Tables of Contents, inserting automated cross-references, converting PDFs to Word using a variety of software, applying Word styles using macros, troubleshooting problem documents, including redlines and documents containing multiple numbering schemes, style separators, cross-references, and other automated fields Knowledge of legal terminology and legal citations Transcription experience
  • Word Processing: 3 years (Required)
  • Administrative Support: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Microsoft Word: 3 years (Required)