Our Top 6 Legal Editors

Browse Legal Editors Whose Attention to Detail Is Unrivaled

With ServiceScape, you can find a legal editor who can not only understand your language and intent, but also enhance your legal writing to better communicate your perspective. When precision and clarity is paramount, choose ServiceScape for all of your legal editing needs.

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1. LMAedit

214 Client Reviews
14,055 Pages Edited

Director of Communications at the Yale Center

Starting at $3.95 USD per page


2. LexEditor

2,239 Client Reviews
53,356 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


3. S.Edwards

604 Client Reviews
16,623 Pages Edited

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

Starting at $12.95 USD per page


4. WriteWatchman

4,661 Client Reviews
138,784 Pages Edited

Professor at Cincinnati State University

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


5. IowaWriter

471 Client Reviews
32,347 Pages Edited

B.A. in English Literature from Northern Illinois University

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


6. EditingWithExperience

275 Client Reviews
13,417 Pages Edited

Editor at Elsevier Inc.

Starting at $5.95 USD per page

Browse More Legal EditorsRated 4.888 Out of 5 Stars Based on 8,464 Reviews
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What We Bring to the Table

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It pays to hire a ServiceScape legal editor

Drafting a brief, contract, letter, pleading, motion, memorandum, or other legal document requires consistent terminology, perfect clarity, and impeccable attention to detail. Any mistake, no matter how minor, may have unintentional consequences that could lead to a flawed interpretation of your stance or reasoning. When precision is key, let our legal editors inspect your writing, correcting potential flaws and strengthening your overall argument.

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Our team of legal experts specialize in providing meticulous professional editing services to the legal community. ServiceScape’s legal editors have years of experience working on legal documents and will not only correct mistakes you may have missed, but also enhance your legal writing so that it conveys your ideas in a compelling manner. They have worked on documents ranging from simple contracts to complex legal documents, giving them expertise in most areas of the law. You can trust that our team is committed to ensuring the excellence of your work.

Finding the right legal editor has never been easier

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When browsing our directory, you can find client ratings and reviews within each editor profile. Many of our legal editors have been reviewed hundreds or even thousands of times by past clients. Our legal editors also have portfolios featuring samples of edited documents, allowing you to better understand their capabilities by seeing their actual work. You can even submit a sample edit request if you’d like to see if the individual is a good fit before committing to a transaction.

With access to our legal editors' reviews and past performance, you can rest assured that your chosen editor will be the right fit for your legal editing project.

What our legal editors will do for you

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Our legal editors will begin with essential elements of your document, such as grammar and sentence structure, to ensure your legal writing is free of errors. However, that’s just scratching the surface of our legal editing services.

Our legal editors have years of experience handling various legal documents in different areas such as corporate law, international law, and family law. With this knowledge, we will delve into the content of your document to guarantee that your meaning is clear and that your point is made in the most effective way possible. If there’s an argument to be made, we will ensure that the discussion flows well from point to point without distraction. Our editors pay attention to both large-scale structure and minute details so that each document is flawless in its legal accuracy.

Specifically, our editors will:

  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure
  • Ensure that your format and citations adhere to the required legal conventions
  • Improve readability, clarity, and flow
  • Ensure tonal consistency
  • Enhance your word choice and vocabulary
  • Check for consistency in regional and international English spelling conventions as required by the project
  • Remove redundant and unnecessary content to focus your legal writing
  • Review your reasoning, challenge your assertions when necessary, and ensure that your ideas are fully developed

ServiceScape legal editors use their extensive knowledge and skillset to ensure that your writing is the very best it can be. We understand that no two projects are alike and may require different approaches. Our editors work closely with clients to develop a tailor-made solution that meets their individual needs and strive to produce results before the deadline.

Additionally, we are committed to protecting our clients’ privacy by providing them with a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) and adhering to strict confidentiality guidelines. If required, clients can request a custom NDA for added security.

Communicate with your legal editor at any time

Teleconference with a legal editor

Do you want to interview each prospective legal editor to find the right fit for your project? Would you like to connect with the legal editor you have hired and have an ongoing dialogue about your document?

When it comes to communication, our legal editors will be there for you every step of the way. Just send a message when you have a question or comment, and your editor will respond promptly. If you need real-time interaction, you can set up a teleconference call and communicate directly with your legal editor of choice. Our legal editors are personable and professional, ready to communicate with you about any detailed concerns, sticking points, or specific needs in your project. With free and open communication, it is easy to collaborate with your legal editor throughout your project and feel confident that the end result will meet all of your expectations.

ServiceScape legal editors add the right finishing touch so that your writing is the very best it can be. Start browsing now to find the perfect legal editor for your project.

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the editor will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

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 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.

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.

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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