The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Legal Assistant in Olympia, Washington is $26.60.
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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 Client Interaction, Document Management, Case Management and Microsoft Word are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Document Preparation.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 43.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (42.9% more) and Miami, Florida (15.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (15.9% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5.0% less) and Portland, Oregon (3.3% less).
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