Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Divorce Lawyer is $96,465
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Divorce Lawyers?
An entry-level Divorce Lawyer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $75,000 based on 10 salaries. An early career Divorce Lawyer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,661 based on 52 salaries. A mid-career …Read more
What Do Divorce Lawyers Do?
Divorce lawyers are specialized attorneys that deal with the dissolution of a marital union. They represent their client in legal filings, the division of assets, and child-custody decisions, working to guarantee their client's rights are secured and ensure they receive an optimal settlement. Divorce lawyers' day-to-day tasks may vary depending on clients' needs; some general tasks they may perform in the course of a workday include returning telephone calls, drafting correspondence, counseling …Read more
- Present cases in court representing the local, state or federal government.
- Review reports, evidence, and conduct research.
- Question witnesses, victims or others involved in the case.