Word Processor - Day Shift
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Large law firm seeks a day shift Word Processor with 5 years of experience. 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 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with overtime flexibility needed for nights, weekends, and holidays.
The qualified Legal Word Processor must have a high school diploma or equivalent; a bachelor's degree is preferred. Candidate should have MS Office advanced features skills; experience working in a center environment is preferred. The Document Processor must have a strong knowledge of Acrobat, with experience in OmniPage, Visio, Interwoven, Best Authority, Deal Proof, Workshare Compare, Litera Change-Pro, Publisher, Remote Assistance, Photoshop and DocXtools. 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 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.