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Legal Proofreader

1850 N Central Ave, Suite 500, Phoenix, AZ, 85004
May 5, 2021
Ali Griego
Phone: 4802319912
Job Description:
Legal Proofreader Full-Time/Regular RRD Req ID 50293 Shift: Monday - Friday 11:00 PM - 7:30 AM RRD Req ID 50657 Shift: Monday - Friday 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM We are seeking a Legal Proofreader to support time-sensitive proofreading requests in a fast-paced team environment. Candidates must demonstrate high attention to detail and a focus on client satisfaction. Responsibilities • Proofread complex legal documents to ensure consistency, spelling, dictation, syntax, punctuation and grammar using the appropriate style (firm style, The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual) • Compare documents word for word against originals to ensure an accurate conversion • Review cross references and defined terms for accuracy and review Table of Authorities for accuracy and style • Check handwritten revisions/electronic red lines against working draft to ensure all corrections are made accurately • Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data • Ensure that the content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically • Use established proofreading marks to note corrections • Follow established policies and procedures • Perform additional duties as assigned Required Experience • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor's degree in English/Journalism or 1-2 years of legal experience preferred • Knowledge of various style guides (The Chicago Manual of Style, AP Style, The Blue Book and California Style Manual) • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation • 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 work professionally and respectfully with clients and team members • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet pressing deadlines • Familiarity with legal terminology and a variety of citation and brief formats used in legal work preferred • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications preferred RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
How to Apply:
• Use provided link: • Enter RRD Req Number in the search bar. Select the position and apply. • On second page, make sure to select "College Recruiting" (if student).