1. The proofreading symbols
2. Employment options and other types of proofreading: Publishing, Advertising, Financial, Medical
The law firm environment; what to expect
4. Proofreading terminology and jobs: Full Reads, Attorney's Revisions,
Proofreader Corrections, Bookreads
5. Spelling words - legal, financial - and Grammar Review
7. Proofreading exercises and Team Reading
8. Citations and the Blue Book
9. Blacklining; overview and exercises
At each step of the way the instructor corrects each student's
material and gives one-on-one feedback.
Students take home 30 pages of homework (with answer keys) covering
all of the above, review and practice, and return a few days later for:
2. In-depth discussion of defined terms and EDGAR
continue with an intensive team read exercise, several bookreads, and then the final exam.
4. NEW: Cross-referencing, Citations and Table of Authorities (You
won't get training in this anywhere else!)
5. Discussion of recommended proofreading agencies. Students are also given another packet of material
to prep for those tests at home.
at each step of the way the instructor corrects each student's material and gives one-on-one feedback.
6. Employment discussion; students receive comments on their resumes, a discussion of the list of 16 agencies and
their tests, tips on how to get proofreading jobs, as well as 40 more pages of take-home material.