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A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before ...
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MEDIAN: $41,192
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Legal Assistant - Manley, Deas, Kochalski LLC , hourly rate: $14.86
Legal Assistant - Codilis and Associates , hourly rate: $19.45
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Legal counsels, also called general counsels, are the chief lawyers of large corporations or government agencies. They advise departments on legal ramifications, ensure that the business is working in accordance with the law, and may represent the company or government agency in the case that a law suit ...
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MEDIAN: $99,041
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Legal Counsel - Liberty Mutual Insurance Group , salaries: $68,727
Legal Counsel - Viacom Inc. , salaries: $100,000
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The legal executive/general counsel is an attorney who offers advice on legal strategies and logistics for the company. They usually head a legal department, and that department advises and and oversees company compliance with current laws regarding labor and commercial operation. The general counsel ...
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MEDIAN: $107,500
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A paralegal (also known as a legal assistant) works in a law office for one or more attorneys to assist them in the execution of their practice. Many times a paralegal will be called upon to type written notes or transcribe recordings of meetings or telephone calls. A paralegal must also be organized ...
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$29K
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$64K
MEDIAN: $42,709
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Paralegal / Legal Assistant - U.S. Department of Justice , salaries: $40,000
Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp , salaries: $38,800
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The paralegal or legal assistant aids lawyers in everyday office functions, such as doing paperwork and answering the phone. They are not qualified to be lawyers, but they must have some legal knowledge so that they can make sense of the information they are working with. Paralegals/legal assistants ...
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MEDIAN: $42,362
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Associate attorneys at law firms are responsible for completing legal tasks for their firm. They conduct research for current legal cases, attend court proceedings, and provide accurate analysis and advice on future legal actions. In addition, they complete and deliver crucial documents to courts as ...
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$49K
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MEDIAN: $77,324
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Legal interns generally work in offices for law firms, though they may also work within legal departments of various businesses. These interns may work full-time if they have recently graduated from a law school, or part-time if they are still attending law school. They may either be paid or unpaid to ...
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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Associate attorneys are lawyers who usually have a minimal amount of experience in the field. Many are just out of law school and developing their careers. Associate attorneys typically start out under the guidance of an experienced attorney, assisting with cases and writing reports. After gaining experience, ...
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MEDIAN: $68,274
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Associate Attorney - Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman,&Dicker Llp , salaries: $82,888
Associate Attorney - Jackson Lewis Llp , salaries: $118,847
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Lawyers, public interest, usually work for public interest law firms, nonprofit organizations, or government agencies. They represent plaintiffs in areas such as employment discrimination, environmental issues, campaign finance issues, disability rights, and civil rights. Some law firms have special ...
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MEDIAN: $50,669
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Lawyer, Public Interest - State of Tennessee (TN) , salaries: $46,915
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A legal advisor provides advice to clients on legal issues, documents, and decisions. These advisors usually specialize in a particular area of law, remaining within that field for most or all of their career. Companies principally use legal advisors to prevent and resolve legal disputes between their ...
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MEDIAN: $73,194
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MEDIAN: $59,653
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