Position title
Legal Word Processor

A Californian, mid-sized law firm is seeking a skilled Legal Word Processor to join their Los Angeles office. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating, formatting, and revising legal documents and correspondence in accordance with the firm\'s guidelines and specifications.

  • Create, format, and revise legal documents, such as pleadings, briefs, contracts, and agreements, using legal word processing software
  • Edit and proofread documents for accuracy, consistency, and adherence to formatting guidelines
  • Ensure that all documents are properly formatted, paginated, and contain necessary exhibits, signatures, and notarizations
  • Convert documents between different file formats, such as Word, PDF, and electronic court filing formats
  • Maintain document management systems and file organization to ensure timely access to documents
  • Communicate with attorneys and support staff to clarify instructions, request missing information, and provide status updates
  • Adhere to deadlines and ensure timely delivery of completed documents
  • Follow firm\'s policies and procedures regarding confidentiality and security of documents and data
  • Stay current on changes in legal terminology, court rules, and procedures, and incorporate changes into document preparation processes
  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate\'s or bachelor\'s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in legal word processing or related field
  • Strong knowledge of legal terminology, court rules, and procedures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and legal word processing software, such as ProLaw or PerfectLaw
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of electronic court filing systems is a plus

If interested and meet the requirements above, please submit your resume or reach out to:

Matura Farrington is an EEOC employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and all other local, state, and federal laws.

Employment Type
Legal, Staff
Job Location
Los Angeles, CA
Working Hours
In-Office Preference
Base Salary
$70K-$80K Per year
Date posted
June 26, 2023
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