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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Hire Options Inc (formerly Legal Option Group/Corporate Option Group) was established in 1997 and is committed to serving the legal and business community in Los Angeles. Our clients and candidates receive our personal attention and a degree of assurance that can only come from our many years of experience filling positions in law firms – finding jobs for Administrators, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals, Word Processors, HR Managers, Records Clerks, Receptionists, Accounting personnel and more.
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