A Senior Trial Attorney earns an average salary of $119,818 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Senior Trial Attorney Total Pay (?
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$78,048 - $202,328
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$78,048 - $202,328  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $38,671  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $41,217  
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$86,291 - $241,779  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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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.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
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National Average
$131,000
Los Angeles
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Experience Affects Senior Trial Attorney Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$131,000
Mid-Career
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 37 votes.
Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
3%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
55%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 20%
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