Attorney, Solo Practitioner Salary

An Attorney, Solo Practitioner earns an average salary of $61,674 per year.

$35,479 - $197,265
(Median)
$35K
$62K
$200K
MEDIAN: $61,673
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90%

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$78.30 - $357.45
(Median)
$78
$200
$360
MEDIAN: $200
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$180K$360K$540K
Salary
$35,479 - $197,265  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,479  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,524 - $535,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$120$240$360
Hourly Rate
$78.30 - $357.45  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$240K$480K$720K
Bonus
$0.00 - $48,479  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$39,524 - $535,818  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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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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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 18% dental benefits Dental: 5%
vision benefits Vision: 3% employee benefits None: 82%
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