The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Word Processing skills in Dallas, Texas is $12.00.
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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 Document Preparation, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents, Office Administration and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 66.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (66.7% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (55.0% more).
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