Word Processor

at Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths, and Dougherty CO., L.P.A.
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted August 4, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Krugliak, Wilkins, Griffiths & Dougherty Co., L.P.A., is currently seeking a Legal Word Processing professional to support time-sensitive project requests in our Canton, Ohio office. Candidates must enjoy producing quality work and maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction. Knowledge in legal word/document processing using Microsoft Office suite is required. Monday through Friday - 9:15 AM to 5:30 PM


  • 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
  • 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

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; bachelor's degree preferred with 3+ years' experience in legal word processing or legal field
  • Experience and exposure in any of the legal word processing tasks below would be an added advantage;
  • 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
  • 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
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required

Required Experience

  • Minimum typing speed of 70 wpm with 95% accuracy
  • Knowledge of MS Office programs including Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and legal citations preferred
  • Transcription experience a plus