Earnings for Senior Trial Attorneys in the United States come in at around $118K per year on average. Location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Senior Trial Attorneys, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to slightly less than one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$83,299 - $245,712
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 144
Job Description for Senior Trial Attorney
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.