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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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Legal Assistant - Manley, Deas, Kochalski LLC , hourly rate: $14.86
Legal Assistant - Codilis and Associates , hourly rate: $19.45
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If you enjoy getting to the bottom of things or being able to discover new things through vigorous hours of long hard research, then being a research associate may be a great career for you. Although the specific job duties of a research associate depend greatly on what type of company one is employed ...
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Research Associate (Unspecified Type) - University of California, San Diego (UCSD) , salaries: $37,788 - $70,491
Research Associate (Unspecified Type) - Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Inc. , salaries: $55,752 - $115,400
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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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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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Postdoctoral research associates generally assist tenured professors and/or senior researchers and work in a university environment or laboratory, though they also work independently. They often assist principal investigators in performing experimental investigations; on behalf of principal investigators, ...
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Postdoctoral Research Associate - University of Washington (UW) , salaries: $37,191 - $56,490
Postdoctoral Research Associate - Stanford University , salaries: $41,905 - $68,623
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Senior research associates are often employed by medical research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, scientific laboratories, and major universities. As a senior research associate, an individual performs a number of duties to support various business and scientific objectives. Day-to-day responsibilities ...
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Senior Research Associate - Gilead Sciences, Inc. , salaries: $60,573 - $89,053
Senior Research Associate - Genentech, Inc. , salaries: $82,591 - $107,766
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Entry-level attorneys are normally employed in larger law firms for work that must be performed by persons with legal training. As the most inexperienced lawyers at a firm, entry-level attorneys may not be asked to present a casein a courtroom. Instead, they generally assist more senior legal personnel ...
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A legal clerk is a person who works within a law office and is responsible for researching, compiling, and organizing legal documents for both judges and lawyers. This person will work primarily in an indoor environment, and some light travel may be required. Travel will not be extensive though, as ...
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Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments ...
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Legal Secretary - Perkins Coie Llp , salaries: $48,766
Legal Secretary - Baker, Donelson, Bearman & Caldwell , salaries: $55,495
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Institutions such as government agencies, public works administration agencies, for-profit and non-profit organizations study the environment and the effects of proposed or existing man-made infrastructure. The environmental technician goes into the field to examine soil and water samples; he or she ...
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Environmental Technician - Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. , hourly rate: $15.50
Environmental Technician - Stericycle, Inc. , hourly rate: $13.76
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Researcher (General/Unknown Type) - University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison , salaries: $56,500
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