Full Job Description
A legal proofreader reads documents detect and mark for correction, inconsistencies or any grammatical, typographical, or compositional errors.
Serve as a resource for all questions on grammar, spelling, and current usage;
Proofread documents for errors in typing, spelling, grammar, syntax, punctuation and formatting;
Knowledge of proofing marks and procedures;
Update entries into the electronic job submission and workflow tracking system;
Work overtime as required; and
Handle additional document processing projects as assigned.
Fundamental-level proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Experienced in legal terminology and a variety of citation and brief formats used in legal work;
Knowledge of current formats and citation protocols - The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including an expert level knowledge of English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation;
3+ years proofreading experience in a law firm environment
Associate or Bachelor’s Degree preferred
Ability to work through complex document markups and instructions in a timely manner.
Flexibility to work overtime or change shift to accommodate firm needs.
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!
It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. In addition Epiq will take affirmative action for minorities, women, covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.