The average salary for an Experienced Legal Assistant with Word Processing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $66,129.
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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 that pay less than market rate include Typing, Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents and Document Preparation.
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