Law Clerk in Los Angeles Salary

The average wage for a Law Clerk in Los Angeles, California is $15.58 per hour. A skill in Legal Research is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,891 - $82,434
$35K
$41K
$82K
MEDIAN: $40,612
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50%
90%

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$10.85 - $25.64
$11
$16
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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$0$82K
Salary $34,891 - $82,434
Total Pay (?
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$24,793 - $65,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.85 - $25.64
Overtime $28.00
Annual Data $0$65K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,793 - $65,437
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Law Clerk

A law clerk's primary function is to perform research for a judge pertaining to legal issues before their court; they may work at the federal, state or municipal levels. Specific tasks performed by law clerks include drafting memoranda and opinions, preparing files for hearings and providing other support to judges as hearings are underway. They also review briefs to ensure they are accurate, as well as provide advice to the judge and others on their team related to cases.

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Law Clerk Tasks

  • Search for and study legal documents to investigate facts and law of cases.
  • Deliver or direct delivery of subpoenas to witnesses and parties to action, serve copies of pleas to opposing counsel.
  • Review and file pleadings, petitions and other documents relevant to court actions.
  • Research and analyze law sources to prepare drafts of briefs or arguments for review, approval and use by attorney.
  • Prepare affidavits of documents and maintain document files and case correspondence.

About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,971,896
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

Law Clerk Job Listings

Key Stats for Law Clerk

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%

Skills That Affect Law Clerk Salaries

Legal Research
▲32%

National Average
$39,000

Legal Document Review
▼6%

Technical Writing
▼8%

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 22%
no benefits
None: 48%