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  • Ref: 292771
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $28.00 - $33.00/hr

Opportunity Description

Legal Proofreader needed for a direct-hire position in New York City for a local legal services firm. 

Job Duties

  • Produce a wide variety of documents such as financial documents, correspondence, reports, presentations, and charts 
  • Create, revise and print documents utilizing computer system software, macros, templates, and standard forms 
  • Work one-on-one with lawyers on special projects that need specific instruction 
  • Convert documents from various applications to requested applications 
  • Provide word-processing assistance at satellite word processing centers on every practice floor 
  • Utilize application skills to provide support in person or over the telephone to users who need application assistance 
  • Transcribe and type dictation to produce a variety of legal documents as requested for lawyers 


  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience, legal or financial preferred.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Possess strong knowledge of word processing fundamentals and understand computer applications in accordance with firm standards 
  • Ability to properly utilize and apply all advanced functions of applications such as MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Adobe Acrobat 
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment such as a computer, multifunction devices (print/copy/scan/fax), and dictation transcription equipment
  • Ability to handle confidential material in a discreet manner 
  • Ensure confidentiality of all the Firm’s and client’s documentation and information 
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with lawyers and staff, demonstrating strong teamwork and a positive attitude

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