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Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs Salary

An Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs earns an average salary of $74,867 per year.
$61,844 - $147,949
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $74,867
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$61,844 - $147,949  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $99,329  
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$62,314 - $197,265  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
United States (change)

Job Description for Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs

  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liablility, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges and question witnesses during the course of a trial.

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What is it like working as an Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs?

Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs in Washington:
"Rewarding and challenging."
Pros: I am able to work independently for clients I enjoy working with. I work mostly from my home office.
Cons: Billing and administration.

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
45%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 3%