Legal Proofreader

Downtown Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Proofreader Job Number: 23029 Pay Rate: Up to $22.00 hourly

Law firm seeks a temporary professional Proofreader with 4 years of experience for a part-time schedule, with differing shifts week to week. The Proofreader will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of department work product, including revisions, original input, conversions, and tables of authorities. Candidate will check grammar, syntax, spelling, style, and formatting, and recommend changes to ensure clarity and correctness.  Responsibilities also include manual redlining; proofreading TOA for accuracy and format; providing accurate and timely completion of assignments and inquiry responses; utilizing the document management system to retrieve and print documents, and tracking tasks. The Proofreader will keep current with style guide and procedures, and assist with special projects.  The shift is on-call, with flexible hours needed, including weekends.  The earliest start time is 9:00 a.m. and the latest end time is 10:00 p.m.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.  A Bachelor's Degree in English or related field is desired.  Previous related experience with a broad understanding of legal terminology is required.  Knowledge of standard proofreading symbols is necessary; outstanding spelling and grammar is essential.  Microsoft Office and Adobe skills are needed, and Blue Book Citation is a plus.

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 33 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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