The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Assistant with Case Management skills in San Jose, California is $45,495.
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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
Filing Court Documents
Skills in Drafting Correspondence are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Office Administration, Client Interaction, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (14.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (12.8% less) and New York, New York (11.2% less).
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