Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Junior Associate Attorney is $64,867
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Junior Associate Attorneys?
An entry-level Junior Associate Attorney with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,869 based on 34 salaries. An early career Junior Associate Attorney with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,277 based on 73 …Read more
What Do Junior Associate Attorneys Do?
Junior associate attorneys are responsible for gathering information for legal cases and assisting senior attorneys in forming arguments. They are in charge of facilitating the research process and interviewing key individuals before proceeding in court. They help complete court and administrative paperwork.
They use their excellent verbal and written skills to communicate with clients, court staff, judges, and other attorneys. Some of their main responsibilities include litigating in court, …Read more
- Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, 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.
- 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.
- Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.