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Filcro Legal Staffing recruits proofreaders and proofreading supervisors for regional, national and international law firms.  Filcro has provided proofreading recruitment services since 1985 and has the distinction of recruiting for the top 100 law firms in the world. Legal Proofreaders seeking proofreading jobs and law firms seeking legal proofreading professionals are a community we are proud to recruit for.   

Legal Proofreaders  $55,000 to $72,000
Multiple Shifts & Days Available


  • Mon, Tue & Wed 11:30PM to 9:30AM and Thur 11:30PM to 8:30AM

  • Fri, Sat & Sun 8:00AM to 6:00PM and Mon 6:00AM to 3:00PM

  • Fri, Sat & Sun 6:00PM to 4:00AM and Mon 5:00PM to 2:00AM

  • Sat & Sun 11:00AM to 9:30PM and Mon & Tue 9:00AM to 5:00PM


Organizations: Multiple U.S. Multinational Law Firms

Location: New York, NY – Midtown Manhattan


Salary & Benefits: Base salaries range from $55,000 to $72,000 with paid overtime, comprehensive firm benefits, PTO; 401K; Private Car Transit Reimbursement and Bonus eligible.  Some firms offer tuition and or advanced training; gym memberships and firm cafe for all shifts for qualified legal proofreaders.  These are staff positions. 


Proofreader Summary:

Qualified Proofreaders will have Law Firm or Financial Industry proofreading experience and should have exceptional capabilities with proofreading, checking and reviewing diverse types of documents for internal and external use.  Attention to detail is required for document structure, punctuation, grammatical usage, spelling and at times unique terminology.  Based on your proofreading experience, each proofreader can be assigned to projects that require various levels of autonomy or team collaboration.  We are seeking proofreaders who enjoy working for firms that are regarded as being some of the finest law firms in the world. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read / Proofread documents for typos, grammar, style, spelling, formats, punctuation and accuracy utilizing standardized proofreading notations to exhibit changes made or to be made.  

  • Review Redlining of documents with original

  • Proofread financial tables when included in a document to assure accuracy

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team on large projects

  • Good communication skills to interact with all levels of staff with regard to documents

  • Should be organized and able to communicate the status of a document and maintain a record of documents received in the Firm's system.  Will train.   

  • Familiarity with Bluebook formatting

  • Ability to utilize Tables of Authority

  • Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive documents   



Required Skills:


  • 4+ years of proofreading experience in a law firm or financial institution

  • Comprehensive skills with Microsoft Word and Office

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred but related proofreading experience is of more importance

  • Experience with proofreading symbols

  • The ability to work on multiple projects

  • Experience with deadlines and meeting deadlines when requested

  • Strong communication skills, grammar, punctuation, spelling and attention to detail  

  • Assure confidentiality of information and documents internal and external to the Firm 

  • The ability to interface with Attorneys, Paralegals and all levels of staff in a professional manner

  • The ability and or flexibility to work paid over-time

  • A proofreader with the desire for career stability with a noted multinational law firm 



To Apply:  If your experience meets the proofreading requirements of these positions, please submit your resume in Word format, if possible, and indicate the shifts of your choice.  Thank you.  




Mary Suneetha

Managing Director

Filcro Legal Staffing

New York, NY  10017


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