The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Legal Assistant with Filing Court Documents skills in Forest, Mississippi is $9.50.
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A legal assistant, also called a paralegal, works either with individual lawyers at a firm or with legal teams. He or she helps lawyers with their caseloads by performing research, searching through documents and evidence, facilitating interviews, preparing memos and providing any other assistance before and during trial proceedings. One of the key roles of a legal assistant is to help lawyers with preparing and prioritizing evidence. A legal assistant is typically tasked with looking through th…Read more
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 115.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (78.9% more) and New York, New York (61.6% more).
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