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Legal Word Processor (5177)

Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: 5177  

Job Description:

Downtown Houston area law firm has a great opportunity available for an Afternoon/Evening Word Processor with five years legal word processor experience.  Candidates must be flexible self-starters, who excel in a very busy team environment.  We are searching for candidates with superior skills and stellar tenure.


The candidate that fills this position will work 2:30 P.M. to 10:30 P.M. and rotational on call Saturdays from 12:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. and will support all level of employees. 


Responsibilities include: typing and revising a variety of litigation and transactional legal documents often under tight timelines; providing an excellent word processing work product and dependable proofreading skills; and offering effective technical assistance to Firm personnel as a member of the Help Desk.  Duties also include preparation of complex legal documents, memoranda, and proofreading final documents for spelling, correct grammar, and overall accuracy. 

Requirements include: strong computer software skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and iManage (or other document management system) as well as redlining and other ancillary software; good organizational skills; effective, clear written and verbal communication skills; and at least 75 words per minute typing skills. A college degree or certificate from a technical school is preferred, plus five years related experience and/or training in a law firm or other legal information processing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Becky Barclay