Legal Proofreader Resume Samples

Working in a law firm, a Legal Proofreader will check documents drafted by lawyers and paralegals, and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar. While the documents may vary, the duties are almost common and listed on the Legal Proofreader Resume as – reading and evaluating written text for grammatical and typographical error; liaising with lawyers to determine the composition of the text, ensuring the page numbers are in the right order, analyzing documents, ensuring the structure and content is consistent, ensuring illustrations are suitably captioned and referenced, and ensuring projects is completed within the time constraints.

Those seeking to work in this capacity should have at least a degree in the field of law or English or a related field. Most legal proofreaders have experience in editing or proofreading. Knowledge of standard proofreading practices and concepts is required. Spelling and grammar skills are highly recommended.

Legal Proofreader Resume example

Legal Proofreader Resume

Summary : Legal Proofreader is obtaining a full time position that utilizes my administrative and creative skills. Performing any and all duties as assigned by management to include; mail services, reprographics services, fax services, and messenger services. Establishing operating procedures and quality standards. Testing and evaluating new equipment and materials.

Skills : Platforms: Mac & PC, Basic HTML, Content Management Systems| Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access.

Legal Proofreader Resume Sample

Description :

  1. Detailed analysis of various legal documents.
  2. Identified and corrected spelling, grammar, and verbiage errors in complex legal documents.
  3. Detected formatting and compositional errors in legal documents.
  4. Checked corrected proofs of legal documents against mark-up for comparison and quality assurance.
  5. Corrected and edited was done in an accurate, timely and effective fashion.
  6. Special attention was given to document structure and terminology to ensure effective communication.
  7. Handled sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
GED


Legal Proofreader Resume

Summary : To obtain an Legal Proofreader position or internship. Reviewing and marking up documents with various scopes to meet process deadlines. Correcting all grammatical, typographical and compositional errors on the primary document and submitted errors to typists for modification.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Autocad, Autodesk Inventor, DS SolidWorks, Cleaning, CAM Software, Flexisign.

Legal Proofreader Resume Example

Description :

  1. Reviewed and proofread issued U.S.
  2. patents for printing errors and mistakes.
  3. Organized and prioritized workload pertaining to documentation review.
  4. Contributed to decisions on requesting USPTO Certificates of Correction.
  5. Conducted prior art research related to patent application submissions.
  6. Proofread, reviewed and edited titles prior to submission to typists for corrections.
  7. Performed quality checks on titles to confirm that exceptions, notes, commitments and litigations were present in the document language.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Electrical Engineering


Legal Proofreader Resume

Summary : A business Legal Proofreader professional experienced in accounting, administrative management, sales and marketing, personnel management, recruiting and inventory management. Seeking to advance my professional career in accounting and administrative management.

Skills : Constant Contact, Social Media, Blogging, Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, IMovie.

Legal Proofreader Resume Model

Description :

  1. Performed necessary adjustments as outlined in the operators’ manual for set equipment.
  2. Followed start-up, shutdown and clean-up procedures for equipment.
  3. Experience as a Site Representative and/or a minimum of 6 months demonstrated knowledge and experience in a related functional area.
  4. Effectively communicated both verbally and written, with clients and company personnel.
  5. Identified and corrected spelling, grammar, and verbiage errors in complex legal documents.
  6. Detected formatting and compositional errors in documents.
  7. Checked corrected proofs of legal documents against mark-up for comparison and quality assurance.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Business Administration

    Legal Proofreader Resume

    Summary : Legal Proofreader is Supporting litigation efforts by contributing to the preparation of legal memos and pleadings, coordinating and conducting court filings, and assisting with the discovery process. Conducting research, synthesize findings, and draft related memoranda, reports, and other communications. Cite-checking, fact-check, proofreading, and assisting with drafting court filings, reports, letters, and other public-facing documents.

    Skills : Outlook, PowerPoint; Adobe Acrobat, InDesign, InCopy, Wooding, Presenter | Style: Chicago Manual, AP, New York Times, Custom Style.

    Legal Proofreader Resume Model

    Description :

    1. Assisted the Document Services team with document production and preparation as needed.
    2. Handled sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
    3. Adhered to Williams Lea policy in addition to client site policy.
    4. Handled sensitive and/or confidential documents and information.
    5. Worked both independently and collaboratively as part of a team.
    6. Communicated professionally both verbally and in writing.
    7. Compared documents word for word against originals to ensure an accurate conversion.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    7-10 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Management
    Education
    Education
    Business Administration

    Legal Proofreader Resume

    Headline : Legal Proofreader is Assisting with corporate transactions including mergers & acquisitions, capital market transactions, venture capital investments, financing and private equity. & Handling all corporate formations, general corporate matters, board minutes, stock transfers, etc. Reviewing corporate public records and draft analyses. Maintaining corporate minute books. Handling all calendaring and scheduling for meetings and calls.

    Skills : Planning, Scheduling.

    Legal Proofreader Resume Template

    Description :

    1. Reviewed cross references, and defined terms for accuracy and and review Table of Authorities for accuracy and style.
    2. Checked handwritten revisions/electronic red lines against working draft to ensure all correction are made accurately.
    3. Conducted separate checks for format, text accuracy and statistical data.
    4. Ensured that the content of document is accurate, clear and complete and that the material is organized logically.
    5. Used established proofreading marks to note corrections.
    6. Followed established policies and procedures at all time.
    7. Know ledged of various style guides (The Chicago Manual of Style, AP Style, The Blue Book and California Style Manual).


        Years of Experience
        Experience
        5-7 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Executive
        Education
        Education
        Business Administration

        Legal Proofreader Resume

        Objective : Legal Proofreader is Managing all other legal and/or administrative tasks as requested, including, but not limited to, preparation of audit letter responses, billable time input, expense reports, check requests and client billing statements. & Working effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines. Working effectively independently and as part of a team.

        Skills : Planning, Team Work.

        Legal Proofreader Resume Example

        Description :

        1. Created and formatted documents from hand written or marked-up documents, via pdf or audio format including, but not limited to, memos, letters, charts, check requests, briefs, pleadings, agreements, deeds, leases, benefit plans, and other documents.
        2. Created and formatted Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, Table of Authorities (TOA), and Table of Contents (TOC).
        3. Revised previously created documents, spreadsheets, and presentations.
        4. Accurated entering of timekeeper time entry into the accounting system as requested.
        5. Received and distributed electronic faxes.
        6. Scanned and saved documents to Digital File, as well as using Adobe Acrobat and other file formats such as tif, gif, and jpg.
        7. Assisted attorneys, paralegals, secretaries and other colleagues with other duties as assigned.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    MS

                    Legal Proofreader Resume

                    Objective : Legal Proofreader is Redesigning and managing the legal intake program, including ensuring timely review of complaints, accurate records and periodic reporting on trends. Supervising the legal departments administrative team and manage workloads. Managing hiring, onboarding, and professional development for the Legal Department, including recruitment and training of lawyers, legal fellows, staff, and interns/volunteers, in collaboration with the Director of People and Culture.

                    Skills : Legal Assistant, Collaborative Skills.

                    Legal Proofreader Resume Sample

                    Description :

                    1. Prepared, revised and formatted legal documents and correspondence using various software applications and according to instructions; proofreader documents/correspondence for content, spelling, grammar, language usage and punctuation and put into final form.
                    2. Transcribed digital audio files to create written transcripts of recorded information.
                    3. Prepared documents and applicable fees for electronic filing as needed and according to instructions. E-file documents with federal and state courts and other agencies.
                    4. Managed incoming and outgoing telephone calls, mail (regular, certified, UPS, FedEx, etc.), hand deliveries and emails.
                    5. Maintained and managed attorney/paralegal calendars – docket court deadlines, conferences, teleconferences, depositions, other meetings as requested.
                    6. Effectively scheduled and managed travel arrangements and meetings/depositions, arranging for conference rooms and related logistics.
                    7. Managed the business intake process – run adversary searches, draft screening memos and engagement letters and open new files.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    MS

                    Legal Proofreader Resume

                    Objective : Legal Proofreader is Redesigning and managing the legal departments internship and volunteer program, including providing supervision and arranging programming. Strengthening and/or developing operations and systems including case tracking, calendaring, timekeeping, expense tracking and maintain/develop policies and procedures documents.

                    Skills : Policy Assistant, Time Keeping.

                    Legal Proofreader Resume Example

                    Description :

                    1. Engaged with clients, opposing counsel, partner organizations and other external stakeholders.
                    2. Drafted and published external-facing communications materials, including press releases, tweets, talking points, outreach emails, op-eds, and blog posts.
                    3. Assisted in managing projects and workstreams, including developing work plans and tracking and communicating progress towards goals.
                    4. Participated in brainstorming and contribute ideas to our impact projects and other team activities.
                    5. Tracked, prioritized, and balanced an assortment of ongoing responsibilities.
                    6. Willingness to learned new research, communications, legal and policy skills and processes.
                    7. Performed various administrative and clerical tasks including client interaction, extensive document production
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS

                                      Legal Proofreader Resume

                                      Objective : As a Legal Proofreader is Managing departmental vendors and contracts (e.g., malpractice insurance, library and research tools). Managing the website legal content on the ACLU-NJ website in collaboration with the communications department. Participating in the ACLU-NJs internal and external racial justice and equity work and in the development of the legal departments vision, plans, and priorities. Strengthening and supporting the recruitment and retention of pro bono volunteer attorneys and firms.

                                      Skills : Planning, Attroney.

                                      Legal Proofreader Resume Format

                                      Description :

                                      1. Processed time entry, opens new matters, makes travel arrangements, processes reimbursement expenses, maintains calendar, collates information, writes reports, prepares agendas, reviews and prepares billing invoices, and other administrative duties, as needed by the department.
                                      2. Managed phone lines for supported attorneys, fielding calls and conveying messages as necessary.
                                      3. Performed overflow typing, filing, or photocopying as time permits and as requested by other attorneys.
                                      4. Positioned also requires the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
                                      5. Assisted with other department activities as needed, and performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
                                      6. Served as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Legal Director, including those of a highly confidential or critical nature.
                                      7. Planed, coordinated, and ensured the Legal Director’s time and schedule are respectfully managed and executed; manage an active calendar of engagements, prioritizing inquiries, appointments and requests while coordinating large groups and troubleshooting conflicts.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS

                                      Legal Proofreader Resume

                                      Objective : Legal Proofreader is Searching and preparing conflict reports on names submitted through various search requests and highlights potential conflicts utilizing applicable conflicts software. Searching the internet and Lexis to uncover client relationships and hierarchies relevant to preparation of conflict report. Evaluating and making decisions relating to conflict search results that should appear on conflict reports. Advising screening or clearance attorney on relevant findings.

                                      Skills : Searching, Managing.

                                      Legal Proofreader Resume Example

                                      Description :

                                      1. Performed new employee and attorney conflict searches. 
                                      2. Entered former client/adverse party lists in database for lateral attorneys once onboarded.
                                      3. Conducted initial and final review of requests to verify adequate and correct information is included in each request, proper documentation is attached, and is in compliance with firm policy and procedures.
                                      4. Performed a daily audit of parties to ensure each party is attached/linked to the matter.
                                      5. Processed rejected matters and files related documentation.
                                      6. Processed client and matter name changes and matter moves.
                                      7. Assisted with inactivating matters.
                                      8. Compiled and circulated daily lists of names searched.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      2-5 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Executive
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      MS