Legal Word Processor

Seattle, WA 98104

Employment Type: Temp To Hire Position Type: Word Processing Job Number: 24800 Rate DOE: $81,000 to $86,000

Job Description

Kent Daniels & Associates is seeking a Legal Word Processor with 5 years of experience to work on a firm-wide team responsible for performing high volume, advanced word processing functions (preparing legal pleadings/documents, using templates, performing mail merges, working with automatic features/form documents, advanced Excel and PowerPoint presentations using Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Kofax Power PDF, Workshare Compare, Intapp Time Entry, Litera Contract Companion).

Responsibilities include:
  • Perform a high volume of word processing tasks using software that includes, but is not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Kofax Power PDF, Workshare Compare, Intapp Time Entry, and Litera Contract Companion; work may arrive in hard copy, electronic, or digital dictation formats
  • Scan text documents and format using Styles; cleaning up electronically transmitted files and documents
  • Create and edit documents using templates and formatting for automatic feature applications (table of contents, table of authorities, auto numbering and headings via styles, etc.)
  • Create and edit book formats, chapters for client desk books, employment manuals, handbooks, benefit plans, etc.
  • Create and edit Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and various Visio documents
  • Assist Systems Department with user input regarding new software or software adjustments/ enhancements
  • Help staff and attorneys with troubleshooting and solving document issues
  • Proofread all work performed
This is a Direct Hire and Remote position. 
Hours are 12pm-8pm PST/3pm-10:30pm EST(with availability for occasional OT), half hour lunch 

Job Requirements

Must have demonstrated advanced skills with strong attention to detail and ability to meet required deadlines using MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Visio, and Kofax Power PDF, and the ability to create templates and diagrams, perform mail merges, use styles proficiently, and create automatic features and form documents while working as part of a team. Experience working SmartArt, WordArt, text/picture effects, and inserting audio and video clips in PPT; and ability to work with complex Excel spreadsheets (formulas, filters, VLOOKUP, and pivot tables are strongly preferred. Visio knowledge a plus.

Will maintain a punctual schedule and regular attendance; and attend training classes to remain current in appropriate software. Candidate will communicate effectively and professionally with lawyers, clients and staff and be highly customer service driven.

Additional Information

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 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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