Word Processor

Thompson Coburn LLP has a non-exempt position available in our Los Angeles office for a full time Word Processor to provide word processing services to attorneys, secretaries and staff.  Qualified applicants will have a high school degree or equivalent and a minimum of five years of secretarial experience, with legal secretarial experience preferred.  The person selected for this position must be able to work closely with a diverse group of people in a fast-paced environment.
Job Responsibilities
Job Requirements
  • Ability to work 12:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with one hour lunch.
  • Must have ability to type 65-70 wpm.
  • Must have ability to proofread.
  • Editing and proofreading skills, grammar, vocabulary and spelling skills are all crucial to success in the position.  The qualified candidate will be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to prioritize workload meeting strict deadlines. 
  • Must possess a high level of professionalism and interpersonal skills so as to be able to work well with employees at all levels within the organization and maintain all information in the strictest of confidence.  Required to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others.
  • Must have ability to read, write and communicate fluent English; ability to compose documents in the appropriate business style using correct grammar and spelling; ability to communicate clearly using proper grammar and diction over the telephone.
  • Must possess attention to detail, ability to balance multiple projects and have strong time management skills.
  • Must have ability to reason and apply common-sense understanding to situations encountered.
  • Ability to process routine daily functions while being able to resolve sensitive issues and complex assignments utilizing above average critical thinking skills.
  • The physical demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee in order for him or her to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.  These include being both mobile and stationary throughout the work day, having the ability to transport 20 pounds and being able to operate computer and other business equipment found in the office.

Thompson Coburn LLP is a large full service, multi-state firm with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Southern Illinois, and Washington D.C.  At Thompson Coburn, our behavior and the expectations we have of ourselves are guided by the values that we hold in the highest regard: integrity, a passion for excellence, a focus on serving the client, a value of diversity, innovation, creativity, trust and loyalty.  Within the Firm, we value each other as people and colleagues.  In addition to the exceptional working environment and a competitive salary, Thompson Coburn provides the following benefit options to qualifying employees:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance & ADD policies
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Firm paid 401(k) & Profit Sharing plans
  • Parking/Transportation Stipend
  • Section 125 Plan (Pre-tax premiums, dependent care and medical reimbursement)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • College Savings Plan Deductions (529 Plans)
  • Long Term Care
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V