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A legal assistant works with attorneys to help them with their casework. Attention to detail is necessary. The assistant will research legal precedents and investigate facts of cases to determine appropriate causes of action and help prepare cases for settlement or litigation. A strong command of the ...
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Legal Assistant - Small Law Firm , salaries: $27,490 - $48,362
Legal Assistant - Office of The Public Defenders , salaries: $21,225 - $30,616
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Public interest lawyers are both advocates and advisers of the law. Lawyers who choose to specialize in public law ensure that there is legal representation available to all members of society. This means that their clients can include those living in poverty, and their cases may involve civil rights ...
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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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