The average hourly pay for a Legal Assistant in Fresno, California is $15.09.
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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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Popular Skills for Legal Assistant
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Skills in Document Preparation and Filing Court Documents are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Drafting Correspondence, Document Management and Client Interaction.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 33.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (16.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (14.2% more).
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