The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Filing skills in Austin, Texas is $44,533.
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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
Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Client Interaction, Document Management and Case Management are correlated to pay that is above average.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 34.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (7.3% more) and Houston, Texas (6.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (0.8% less).
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