An Attorney, Solo Practitioner earns an average salary of $85,000 per year.

$44,500 - $260,000
(Median)
$44K
$85K
$260K
MEDIAN: $85,000
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$44,500 - $260,000  
   
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$62,630 - $360,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Job Description for Attorney, Solo Practitioner

Solo practitioner attorneys are self-employed individuals work in a variety of areas of law. The educational requirements to become an attorney with a solo practice are similar to those of other types of attorneys, with a bachelor's and law degree required, as well as successfully passing the bar examine and being licensed to practice in their state.

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Attorney, Solo Practitioner Tasks

  • 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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Experience Affects Attorney, Solo Practitioner Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 53%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$90,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
53%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 25%
dental benefits
Dental: 25%
medical benefits
Vision: 25%
dental benefits
None: 75%
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