Who said you have to be a lawyer to deal with interrogations, court hearings, and testimonies? If you’re a die-hard crime show fan (think Law and Order), you will love this job! You won’t see the action, but you’ll hear some of it and get paid for it! Thirty dollars an hour to type a witness testimony, from your home, on your own schedule? Where do we sign up?
About your potential employer
LegalProofs is a Florida-based transcription company offering remote transcription jobs. If you are tired of running around courtrooms with heavy equipment, it’s time to start working smarter, from the comfort of your couch.
The company is looking to expand its team with freelance transcribers who want to build a work-from-home career. The best part of the job is that you get to choose your own working hours.
What does a transcriber do?
Simply put, a transcriber listens to recorded audio or video and types what they hear word for word. This means that the faster you type, the more money you make.
Typing speed matters in transcription, so if you can type more than 80 words per minute, you are doing a great job.
Your job at LegalProofs
At LegalProofs, you get to choose whether you want to join its general transcription team or its legal transcription team.
The difference between the two is pretty straightforward. General transcription requires non-legal related transcription and pays $30 per audio hour. As part of the legal team, you will get to transcribe court proceedings and then review your work to achieve 97% accuracy. This type of transcription pays $1.00 per page.
If you are a legal expert, you can work your way up to the legal proofing team. This position includes proofing all completed transcriptions, confirming the style guides and templates have been followed, and ensuring they are 100% accurate and ready for the clients. You will get paid $0.75 per page.
Why work with LegalProofs
Working at LegalProofs means you get to set your own schedule. Its projects are based in the U.S., so you can choose a timezone that best fits your busy lifestyle.
The company pays weekly via PayPal and makes sure you always have work and a steady paycheck.
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Moreover, working with LegalProofs means you will be part of an amazing community that keeps the spirit alive with competitions, giveaways, and lots of positive vibes.
This is what you need to have to apply for this job:
- Great listening and transcribing skills
- English language proficiency
- 97% to 98% word accuracy
- Ability to follow different style guides and templates
- Punctuality and adherence to deadlines
- Understanding of legal jargon (preferable but not required)
- Knowledge of Microsoft Word or alternatives
Note: LegalProofs hires transcribers from all over the world. However, it doesn’t accept applications from California and Massachusetts residents.
Do you like what you see so far? Apply here today and become the best transcriber LegalProofs has ever had!