Legal Word Processor (Days)

Downtown Los Angeles, CA | Temporary

Job ID: 22281 Position Type: Word Processor Pay Rate: Up to $25.00 hourly

Large law firm seeks a temporary swing shift Word Processor with 2 years of experience for a long-term, open-ended assignment.  Responsibilities include creating, editing, and manipulating legal documents; and (as needed) handling intake, clarifying instructions, negotiating deadlines, logging requests, and communicating status of jobs to staff requestors. Candidate will be proofreading for accuracy; converting and formatting documents from one application to another; troubleshooting and stabilizing documents; and utilizing the document management system to retrieve, deliver, and manage documents.  The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The qualified Legal Word Processor must have a high school diploma or equivalent; a bachelor's degree is preferred.  Candidate should have a Word 2010 advanced features skills; basic to advanced knowledge in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint; experience working in a center environment is preferred.  The Document Processor must have a strong knowledge of Acrobat, INTERWOVEN, ABBYY FineReader, DocXtools, Workshare, and Litera Change-Pro.  Fluency in European languages (German, French, Italian, or Spanish) is a plus. Microsoft certifications are preferred.  The ability to learn new software quickly is essential.  Candidate will be expected to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high degree of accuracy. 

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 31 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.

Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.

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