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Based on 2,150 responses, the job of Legal Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.81 out of 5. On average, Legal Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Legal Assistant?

September 2016
"Limited Advancement."
Legal Assistant:
While evidence of employee longevity is a credit to a company, be aware that opportunity for advancement will likely be limited.
September 2015
"Learn "Outside the Box""
Legal Assistant:
Take the "outside the box" approach to your career. Just because something is not "part of your job description" does not mean that you should not learn it. You never know when that bit of information will be useful and employees notice.
September 2015
"Negotiator."
Legal Assistant:
Pros: Review claims from the clients and determine what is missing. Assign a value amount on the claim and negotate dollar amount with insurance companies.enter details in computer systems. Resolve issues between client and insurance. Arrive at agreement and close the case. Love coworkers, challenges, learning new information daily. Enjoy perks.
Cons: Angry and belligerent clients. Clients not being truthful. Too long hours. Can work 48 to 50 hours. Clients feeling entitled. Can be stressful.
September 2015
"Good job."
Legal Assistant:
Pros: People I work with are extremely knowledgable.
Cons: Area of practice is limited to solely personal injury.
October 2015
"Calendaring and follow-up."
Legal Assistant:
To become the best legal assistant by staying motivated with a can do attitude. Also, don't be intimidated by attorneys and look for answers yourself by researching the internet and court websites for state and federal rules.
October 2015
Legal Assistant:
Pros: My boss is pretty accommodating and always corrects me when I make mistake.
Cons: I feel im way underpayed for my profession.
October 2015
"Research the Work."
Legal Assistant:
Legal assistant is a fancier way of stating secretary to a lawyer. The job is rarely as interesting as I was led or believed it would be.