Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs Salary

An Attorney, Legislative Counsel, Public Affairs earns an average salary of $78,184 per year.

$64,834 - $216,992
(Median)
$65K
$78K
$220K
MEDIAN: $78,183
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$64,834 - $216,992  
   
Bonus
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
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$65,011 - $484,463  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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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.

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Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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