Legal Proofreader

Phoenix, AZ 85001

Post Date: 07/23/2018 Job ID: 3270129 Industry: Administrative General
Responsibilities: Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, diction, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual) Review converted documents against originals to ensure an accurate conversion Complete full read/word-for-word proofreading of client submitted materials Perform cross reference check, define term checks and review Table of Authorities as requested Check corrected proof against prior copy to ensure all corrections were made accurately Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data Ensure that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically Advanced knowledge of standard proofreading marks Follow established policies and procedures at all times Perform additional duties as assigned Required Experience: Bachelor s degree in English or related field or equivalent work experience. Working Knowledge of legal terminology. Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation. Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications. Proven ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines. Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously. Exceptional attention to detail. Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times.

James Donovan

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