The average hourly pay for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Dallas, Texas is $24.00.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Case Management, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania earn an average of 10.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (24.0% less), Houston, Texas (20.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (4.1% less).
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