Pay for Senior Trial Attorneys in the United States sits in the ballpark of $118K annually. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most Senior Trial Attorneys report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Senior Trial Attorneys (68 percent) survey respondents are male. Most enjoy medical while approximately half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$83,463 - $231,802
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
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.