The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $22.50.
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Job Description for Legal Assistant
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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Skills in Legal Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence, Office Administration and Document Preparation.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (42.3% less), Dallas, Texas (40.1% less) and Portland, Oregon (33.5% less).
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