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Precise editing by legal experts

Maximize Your Legal Document

Precise editing by legal experts

Ensure your legal documents reflect the highest standards of clarity and accuracy with ServiceScape. Our legal editors, seasoned in various fields of law, specialize in refining your writing to perfection. Whether you need your brief, contract, letter, pleading, motion, or memorandum edited, we understand your document's intent and can guarantee that your arguments are presented compellingly. Let us elevate your legal texts to their fullest potential.

Expertise in legal style guide editing

Legal Style Adherence

Expertise in legal style guide editing

From the Bluebook to ALWD to McGill, we understand all the requirements and nuances of legal citation and formatting guidelines, ensuring your documents adhere to the highest standards of clarity and professionalism. Our specialized approach guarantees that every legal text, from contracts to court documents, is cited correctly and fully compliant with the essential norms of legal writing.

Collaborate with your legal editor anytime

Open Communication

Collaborate with your legal editor anytime

Seamless communication is our priority. Interview prospective legal editors to find your ideal match, and enjoy ongoing dialogue throughout your project. Whether through messages or teleconferences, our legal editors are always ready to discuss your document, providing feedback from an expert's perspective. With free and open communication, you can feel confident that the end result will meet your expectations.

Transparent, fair legal editing rates

Clear-Cut Pricing

Transparent, fair legal editing rates

At ServiceScape, transparency in pricing is paramount. Browse editor profiles to find rates that fit your budget, ensuring you understand the costs before committing. Our pricing model is simple and straightforward, determined by your project's deadline without hidden fees or complex tiers. Whether it's a quick review or an in-depth edit, expect one clear rate, allowing you to plan confidently and efficiently for your legal editing needs.

Our editors will meet your deadlines

Guaranteed Legal Editing Delivery

Our editors will meet your deadlines

ServiceScape editors understand the importance of being on schedule. Whether it's a quick one hour edit or a detailed project spanning weeks, we commit to returning your documents on time, every time. Our professional editors are prepared to meet various due dates, ensuring your legal work is delivered with accuracy and speed. Rely on us for consistent, timely delivery, giving you peace of mind for every project's deadline.

How It Works

Have your legal document edited in three steps

Find Your Legal Editor

Browse profiles of accomplished editing professionals.

Upload Your Legal Document

Send your files and provide any details regarding the project.

Download the Edited Version

Receive the edited version before your requested due date.

Our Editor Marketplace

Choose your own legal editor

At ServiceScape, connecting with the ideal editor for your law-related needs is seamless.

Many of our legal editors:

  • Hold advanced degrees
  • Offer decades of rich editing experience
  • Have hundreds of client ratings and reviews
  • Are experts across various fields
Find Your Legal Editor

4,698 Client Reviews
140,484 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University


1,013 Client Reviews
47,720 Pages Edited

Director of Marketing at Alternative Balance


604 Client Reviews
16,668 Pages Edited

J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law


223 Client Reviews
14,872 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center


2,268 Client Reviews
54,255 Pages Edited

J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law

Our Testimonials and Experience

What we bring to the table

ServiceScape is built on 24 years worth of experience, working on over 341,000 projects with over 98,000 clients. Our legal editing and proofreading services are rated 4.9 out of 5 stars, based on 216 reviews collected over the last 5 years. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

Overall Average Rating
126,166 Rated Projects
Alessia Moretti
Alessia MorettiGraduate Student

"My freelancer's attention to detail and commitment to quality exceeded my expectations. Every aspect of the project was handled with utmost professionalism."

Jasper van der Meer
Jasper van der MeerFaculty Member

"I was amazed by the promptness and efficiency of the person I hired. The project was completed well ahead of the deadline, without compromising on quality."

Emily Johnson
Emily JohnsonPublished Author

"The level of creativity and innovation in his approach was outstanding. He truly transformed my ideas into something extraordinary!"

Olivia Brown
Olivia BrownTeacher

"Exceptional service! The professional was incredibly responsive and attentive to all my requirements, making the entire process seamless and enjoyable."

Sarah Miller
Sarah MillerSenior Executive Publisher

"I highly recommend her services. The professionalism and expertise displayed by the freelancer were top-notch, and the results were simply superb."

Jean Kabila
Jean KabilaAttorney

"The quality of work delivered was impeccable. Every detail was carefully considered and executed to perfection. Absolutely thrilled with the service!"

Anke Verbeek
Anke VerbeekEntrepreneur

"Her ability to understand and adapt to my specific needs was remarkable. The final product was exactly what I was hoping for, and more."

Eduardo Ramirez
Eduardo RamirezData Analyst

"Prompt, professional, and passionate about her work. She went above and beyond to ensure the project's success."

Lukas Schmidt
Lukas SchmidtCulinary Director

"The service was outstanding from start to finish. Communication was clear and frequent, keeping me in the loop at every stage."

Jingwei Zhang
Jingwei ZhangProfessor

"Truly impressed by the quick turnaround time. This professional managed to deliver a high-quality result in a remarkably short period."

Aditi Verma
Aditi VermaMechanical Engineer

"His commitment is evident in his work. He made sure I was completely happy with the final outcome."

Felix Weber
Felix WeberProject Director

"A blend of professionalism, skill, and creativity. This individual brought a fresh perspective to the project that was both inspiring and effective."

Ryan Fletcher
Ryan FletcherTherapist

"The freelancer's expertise in his field is unmatched. He provided invaluable insights and suggestions that greatly enhanced the project."

Elif Deniz Yılmaz
Elif Deniz YılmazAssociate Professor

"I appreciated his attention to detail and dedication to delivering a product that not only met, but exceeded my expectations."

Irfan Hisham Kamarul
Irfan Hisham KamarulAssociate Professor

"Her approach to the project was both thorough and innovative. She managed to capture the essence of my vision perfectly. Thank you so much!"

Bram Visser
Bram VisserResearcher

"Remarkable service! The quality of work was consistently high, and her ability to meet tight deadlines was impressive."

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The ServiceScape Advantage

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When you choose ServiceScape for your editing project, we guarantee that the result will be high-quality writing that's 100% error-free, delivered on time every time.

Your Questions, Answered


What will be corrected?

At ServiceScape, our editors specialize in refining and perfecting your legal documents. They focus on several key areas to ensure your legal writing is precise, clear, and authoritative:

  • Grammar and Syntax Correction: Detailed attention to grammar, syntax, and sentence structure to ensure legal documents are error-free.
  • Spelling and Punctuation Check: Rigorous correction of spelling and punctuation errors to maintain the document's professionalism.
  • Legal Style and Tone Consistency: Adjusting the style and tone to match the formal context and expectations of legal documents.
  • Clarity and Legal Jargon Precision: Enhancing clarity while ensuring the correct use of legal terminology for unambiguous communication.
  • Logical Structure and Argumentation: Structuring arguments and information logically for compelling advocacy and clear legal analysis.
  • Content Review and Legal Critique: Providing constructive feedback and recommendations based on legal standards and practices.
  • Format and Legal Citation: Ensuring proper formatting and citation according to legal style guides like the Bluebook or McGill Guide for legal accuracy and compliance.
  • Consistency in Legal Terms and References: Guaranteeing consistency in legal terminology and reference points throughout the document.
  • Vocabulary and Legal Expression Enhancement: Improving language use to convey legal arguments effectively and persuasively.
  • Elimination of Redundancies: Removing unnecessary wording to create concise and powerful legal texts.
  • Tense and Voice Consistency: Ensuring consistent use of tense and voice for clarity and professional tone.

Our aim is to elevate your legal documents to the highest level of professionalism and precision.

How do we ensure adherence to legal style guide standards?

Our legal editing service guarantees that your documents comply with the specific standards of legal style guides, focusing on:

  • Legal Citation Format: Accurate formatting of citations and references as per The Bluebook, ALWD, McGill Guide, or other relevant legal style guides.
  • Document Formatting: Proper setup of margins, line spacing, paragraph indentation, typeface, font size, and overall document structure specific to legal texts.
  • Footnotes and Endnotes: Correct formatting and placement of footnotes and endnotes for detailed citation and commentary.
  • Tables of Authorities: Compilation and formatting of tables of authorities to list cited cases, statutes, and other legal references accurately.
  • Consistency in Legal Terminology: Ensuring uniform use of legal terms and phrases throughout the document for coherence and clarity.
  • Title and Heading Standards: Formatting titles and headings according to legal document standards, including briefs, motions, and memoranda.
  • Quotation and Excerpt Formatting: Proper presentation of quoted or excerpted material, ensuring compliance with legal style guides.
  • Appendices and Attachments: Correct structuring and referencing of appendices and attachments in legal documents.
  • Professional Tone and Language: Maintaining a professional and formal tone suited to legal documents, while ensuring the text is accessible and clear.
  • Compliance with Jurisdictional Requirements: Tailoring documents to meet the specific citation and formatting rules of the relevant jurisdiction or court.

Our attention to legal style guide standards ensures your documents are not only professionally polished but also meet the precise requirements of legal writing and documentation.

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to hire, and clicking on the "Hire Me" button. After your payment method has been processed, your editor will get to work and will deliver the edited version before your due date.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

How fast can you edit my writing?

Our fastest delivery option is one hour using our Express Delivery service.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to request a free sample from, and clicking on the "Free Sample" button. If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I send a message to an editor?

You can send a message to an editor by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Send Message" button. We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I schedule a teleconference with an editor?

You can schedule a teleconference call by just browsing our marketplace of editors, clicking on the "View Profile" button of an editor you want to contact, and clicking on the "Teleconference" button. We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read thousands of ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi.

In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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