Legal Document Specialist/Word Processor

Legal Document Specialist/Word Processor

Legal Document Specialist/Word Processor


Administrative Support Staff


New York, New York

Employment Type



$ - $

Job Description:


  • Perform a high volume of word processing tasks using software that includes, but is not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Kofax Power PDF, Litera Compare, and Litera Contract Companion.
  • Scan text documents and format using Styles; cleaning up electronically transmitted files and documents.
  • Create and edit documents using templates and formatting for automatic feature applications (table of contents, table of authorities, auto numbering and headings via styles, etc.).
  • Create and edit Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations.
  • Assist IT Department with user input regarding new software or software adjustments/enhancements.
  • Help staff and attorneys with troubleshooting and solving document issues.
  • Maintain a punctual schedule and regular attendance.
  • Attend training classes to stay current with appropriate software.
  • Work as part of a team of operators located remotely.

Job Requirements:


  • 5+ years’ experience as a legal word/document processor.
  • Demonstrate advanced skills using MS Office products with expert knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint. Working knowledge of Canva and Prezi a plus.
  • Ability to create templates and diagrams, perform mail merges, use styles proficiently, and create automatic features and form documents.
  • Ability to create professional and aesthetically pleasing PowerPoint presentations using skills in transitions and animation, SmartArt, WordArt, text/picture effects, and inserting audio and video clips.
  • Ability to work with complex Excel spreadsheets with knowledge of formulas, filters, VLOOKUP, and pivot tables.
  • Strong understanding of software to provide document problem-solving assistance.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize assignments, work under pressure, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with lawyers, clients, and staff.
  • Ability to work in a service-oriented environment.
  • Excellent command of the English language, with emphasis on vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and punctuation skills.