Legal Word Processor

Company Name:
Robert Half Legal
A company specializing in captioning and court reporting is looking for a Verbatim Hearing Reporter (VHR) in their DC location. Requirements for the position include: high typing speed (at least 50 words per minute), at least 90% accuracy rate in typing, strong spelling and grammar skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to interact well with a variety of people in the courts such as attorneys, judges, claimants, and others. The Verbatim Hearing Reporter (VHR) will be under strict confidentiality during the proceedings. No information heard during the hearing may be shared with anyone. The Verbatim Hearing Reporter (VHR) position is a part-time. Each site has different needs pending on their case load. Some sites will need someone five days a week; others may only need three days a week. This applies to the amount of hours put in per day as well. Generally, the first hearing is scheduled to start between 8:30 am to 9 am with the VHR arriving 30 minutes prior to the first hearing. The VHR could be there until 2 pm or they may work until 5 pm. The Verbatim Hearing Reporter (VHR) is responsible for escorting claimants in and out of the courtroom. They will prepare all documents to be used for that days scheduled hearings prior to first hearing. The VHR will also prepare compact disc by labeling the CD with the claimants name, Social Security number, hearing date and identification number. The VHR will insert the compact disc into a
hard drive which will record the proceedings. The VHR will also take complete, legible and accurate notes summarizing all aspects of the hearing using computer software designed for hearings provided by the SSA site they are working at. They will be taught how to use the software, its shortcuts and acronyms. Once the hearing is complete they will complete the necessary paper work, take out the CD and submit it to the
Law Judge (ALJ) on site. At certain locations the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) will not be onsite. The ALJ will be present via video conference. The VHR will be trained on how to start a video conference session. The proceedings will run the same. However, the paperwork and compact disc (CD) will need to be sent to the SSA site via UPS. UPS labels, envelopes and clear directions will be supplied to the VHR. All interested applicant please submit resumes to
Located in major North American and global markets, Robert Half Legal is the premier provider of legal staffing and consulting professionals on a full-time, project, and temporary basis, serving both law firms and corporate legal departments. We also provide project and e-discovery teams and workspace for a wide range of initiatives, including litigation support, M&A; and document review matters. Our dedicated teams'' industry experience allows us to quickly match skilled legal professionals with the best available
. We offer challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and skills-enhancement training. Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was listed on FORTUNE magazine''s list of "World''s Most Admired Companies" (March 18, 2013). Call your local Robert Half Legal office at o discover more about this position. Robert Half Legal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Apply for this job now or contact our branch office for additional information. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
Req ID: 04510-141518
Functional Role: Legal Word Processor
Country: USA
State: DC
Postal Code: 20037
Compensation: $11.00 to $11.00 per hour
Requirements: Basic Dictation, Basic Typing over 60 WPM, Basic Transcription, Basic Document Production, Basic Document Coding, Basic MS Word, None, None None.

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