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Senior Word Processor at

Senior Word Processor

Austin, TX Full Time
$65,000 - $85,000/Year
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Leading national law firm, is recruiting for a Senior Word Processor. Duties include creating, editing and manipulating legal documents; converting and formatting documents from one application to another; and proofreading documents for accuracy.


  • Performs initial input of legal documents from drafts, handwritten notes or tapes utilizing Word and other software
  • Extensive editing of complex, large volume legal documents
  • Creates special forms, graphs, tables, special merge documents, etc.
  • Transcribe tapes or digital dictation
  • Perform regular redlines and track changes redlines on Word documents and pdf documents
  • Convert documents from PDF to Word or Excel
  • Create pdf fillable forms
  • Extract, redact and revise pdf documents
  • Mark headings and citations and generate table of contents and table of authorities on documents when needed
  • Create and revise pleadings for various state and federal courts
  • Create and revise PowerPoint presentations
  • Perform Bates Stamping and Bookmarks on pdf documents
  • Create and modify automatic numbering schemes and styles
  • Create, use and modify watermarks
  • Perform mail merges of documents, envelopes and labels
  • Performs miscellaneous legal secretarial duties at Office Administrator’s request


  • High school diploma or equivalent educational training
  • Minimum 5 years of related work experience including legal word processing
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must have advanced word processing skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Knowledge of Crowther, DocX Tools, and DocuSign a plus
  • Converting and formatting documents from one application to another; proofreading documents for accuracy
  • Creating, marking, and generating TOCs and TOAs, and redlining
  • Experience with litigation and corporate documents
  • Competency in other PC applications including e-mail, troubleshooting software and hardware issues, etc.
  • Experience with scanning and clean-up procedures preferred
  • Excellent written communication skills including familiarity with legal terminology, grammar, spelling, document formats, etc. required
  • Proven ability to prioritize and organize work, deviating from standard procedures as circumstances require
  • Typing requirement 60 wpm
  • Available to work 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. PST

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