Proofreader

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Title Proofreader

Location Downtown St. Louis, Missouri

Classification 1099 Independent Contractor

Job Description

PohlmanUSA Court Reporting is a leading nationwide court reporting agency that delivers exceptional service with remarkable attention to detail. PohlmanUSA has earned its reputation as a leader in the court reporting industry. We are currently seeking experienced 1099 Independent Contractor Proofreaders.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides support to Court Reporters by proofreading legal documents, making corrections and providing recommendations to PohlmanUSA Court Reporters.
  • Ensures the legal documents are accurate and proper grammatical structure and conformity of style, usage and format are utilized.
  • Compares legal documents and marks where appropriate to indicate differences between documents.

Qualification Requirements

  • 2-3 years of proofreading for Court Reporters, preferably within a law firm environment
  • Excellent skills in spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and proofreading.
  • Familiarity with legal and medical terms preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • General knowledge of Windows-based computer software applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database, document management, presentation and diagramming/charting software programs.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple assignments, use initiative and judgment to accomplish results, work under pressure and produce extremely accurate and detailed work within established timeframe and quality standards.

Education

  • Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in English or Communication preferred.   Certificate or two years of vocational school education in Court Reporting, Paralegal Studies or a closely related field will be considered.