Legal Proofreader

RR Donnelley - Phoenix, AZ3.6


We are seeking a dynamic professional to join a team of word processing and proofreading staff located in our Phoenix, Arizona service center. As a Proofreader, you will provide real-time assistance to clients in support of their time sensitive project requests on your designated shift. You will work together with a team of individuals across multiple locations and shifts in an effort to provide the highest level of customer service and quality. This is a challenging and rewarding position within our organization supporting a prestigious international law firm.


  • Proofread complex legal documents for proper firm style, consistency, spelling, diction, syntax, punctuation and grammar using proper citation protocols (The Chicago Manual of Style, The Bluebook and California Style Manual)
  • Review converted documents against originals to ensure an accurate conversion
  • Complete full read/word-for-word proofreading of client submitted materials
  • Perform cross reference check, define term checks and review Table of Authorities as requested
  • Check corrected proof against prior copy to ensure all corrections were made accurately
  • Conduct separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data
  • Ensure that content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically
  • Advanced knowledge of standard proofreading marks
  • Follow established policies and procedures at all times
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Working Knowledge of legal terminology.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including expert level knowledge of the English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and other core applications.
  • Proven ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely manner to meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Proofreading: 1 year (Required)