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Legal Document Specialist

Job title: Legal Document Specialist
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Phoenix
Discipline: Marketing
Remote: No
Salary: 19.19/hour
Reference: 464861
Contact name: Rianne McDonough

Job description

Our client is looking to bring on a fulltime Legal Document Specialist, starting immediately. This role will be onsite in Phoenix, AZ. This position is 4 days/week onsite, 1 remote, m-f 9-5:30.


We are currently seeking a Word Processing professional to support time-sensitive project requests by working with a team of individuals across multiple shifts and locations. Candidates must enjoy producing quality work and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. Knowledge in legal word/document processing using various legal software, tools, Microsoft Office suite is an added advantage.


  • Create, edit and format legal documents to firm specifications using a variety of software applications
  • Convert, clean and format documents to/from different file formats
  • Create charts, graphs, tables, and spreadsheets as requested
  • Create and/or edit Tables of Authorities and Table of Contents
  • Perform data entry utilizing various software applications
  • Transcribe analog or digital dictation files
  • Restore/recover corrupted document files as necessary
  • Provide telephone help desk support to troubleshoot application queries
  • Complete all assigned jobs by the deadline in an accurate and timely manner
  • Handle sensitive and/or confidential documents and information
  • Follow established policies and procedures at all times
  • Perform additional duties as necessary or assigned


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required
  • Ability to work through complex legal document markups and instructions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Ability to prioritize various requests and deadlines simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with client and team members in a professional and respectful manner at all times
  • Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm with 95% accuracy


  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree with 3+ years experience in legal word processing or document production environment preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Experience and exposure in any of the legal word processing tasks below
    • Creating TOAs, TOCs, inserting automated cross-references, converting PDFs to Word using a variety of software, applying Word styles using macros, troubleshooting problem documents including redlines and documents containing multiple numbering schemes, style separators, cross-references, and other automated fields
  • Transcription experience a plus
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and legal citations preferred

 If you are interested in and qualified for this role, please forward your resume today! Apply for this job