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Weekend Word Processor

  • Ref: 285264
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Legal Services
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $35.00 - $40.00/hr.

Opportunity Description

Our client, a top 100 Law firm, has a permanent role available for a weekend Legal Word Processor, who works at an advanced level to efficiently produce documents using various software. 

The schedule is Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m to 7:30 p.m. 

Job Duties

  • The Document Processing Specialist creates and revises complex legal documents, adhering to formatting guidelines and departmental best practices.
  • Performs well under pressure and coordinating several activities at one time while being mindful of strict deadlines.
  • Troubleshoots problematic documents successfully. 
  • Proofreads work for accuracy.
  • Communicates with lawyers and supervisors regarding job problems, instructions or deadlines. 
  • Provides at-desk support to lawyers or off-site client support as requested. 
  • Answers technical questions on software when required. 
  • Efficiently uses all equipment (e.g., transcription, scanner). 
  • Attending mandatory training as required. 
  • Learning and effectively implementing new software as required. 
  • Performing other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma required; College degree preferred.

Experience & Skills Required

  • 3+ years of document production experience 
  • Typing speed 65+
  • Proficient in use of all Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio as well as DocX Tools, Workshare Compare, Adobe Acrobat and OmniPage 
  • Excellent graphic skills, including use of Adobe Photoshop, is a plus
  • Excellent proofreading, communication, grammar and organizational skills 
  • Highly attentive to detail 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Availability to work overtime as needed