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Legal Proofreader

TBG The Bachrach Group

$25 - $30 / hour
Apply before: May 30, 2024
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  • Date posted
    April 30, 2024
  • Location
    Onsite
  • Salary
    $25 - $30 / hour
  • Apply before
    May 30, 2024
  • Career Level
    Any

Job Description

***PLEASE NOTE TRAINING FOR THIS ROLE WILL TAKE PLACE ON SITE***

***MUST BE LOCATED IN NYC***

Assignment is expected to be long-term (9-12 months)

Job Functions:

  • Proof all legal and business documents, including EDGAR documents, quickly and accurately as per the lawyer’s request
  • Read proof against master and correct errors in type, format, grammar, punctuation, or spelling
  • Mark corrections on proofs using standard proofreader marks and symbols by writing and/or inserting text callouts using the Acrobat commenting tool
  • Consult with reference books or online guides for rules of grammar, punctuation and spelling
  • Ensure that documentation meets document standards and that the style is consistent throughout document
  • Proof “cold read” documents, i.e., without referring to text or post proofs
  • Make suggestions for improved readability and note any queries for lawyers

Qualified candidates will be comfortable with cross-reference checks, Silent Reads, Changes and slug, Manual Blacklining, Complete Reads, and Defined Terms Checks.