Legal Assistant with Client Interaction Skills in Miami, Florida Salary

A Legal Assistant with Client Interaction skills in Miami, Florida earns an average salary of $54,346 per year.

$31,760 - $63,457
$32K
$48K
$63K
MEDIAN: $47,500
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50%
90%

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$9.77 - $34.76
$9
$14
$35
MEDIAN: $14.48
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$0$67K
Salary $31,760 - $63,457
Bonus $252 - $4,989
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,150 - $67,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $9.77 - $34.76
Overtime $32.75
Annual Data $0$67K
Bonus $252 - $4,989
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$21,150 - $67,678
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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 this potential evidence, marking passages and pages for further study by case attorneys. The legal assistant may also be tasked with providing reports and summaries of the evidence for circulation among the legal team.

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Legal Assistant Tasks

  • Assist lawyers by researching legal precedent, investigating facts or preparing legal documents.
  • Direct and coordinate law office activity, including delivery of subpoenas.
  • Call upon witnesses to testify at hearing.
  • Investigate facts and law of cases to determine causes of action and to prepare cases.
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions and legal articles, codes and documents.

About Miami, Florida

Miami-Dade County, Florida
440,989
Male:
215,840 (48.9%)
Female:
225,149 (51.1%)
Miami (/maɪˈæmi/; Spanish pronunciation: [miˈami]) is a seaport city at the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Florida and its Atlantic coast. As the seat of Miami-Dade County, the municipality is the principal, central, and most populous of its metropolitan area and part of the second-most populous metropolis in the southeastern United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Miami's metro area is the eighth-most populous and fourth-largest urban area in the U.S., with a population of around 5.5 million. Miami is a major center, and a leader in finance, commerce, culture, media, entertainment, the arts, and international trade. In 2012, Miami was classified as an Alpha−World City in the World Cities Study Group's inventory. In 2010, Miami ranked seventh in the United States in terms of finance, commerce, culture, entertainment, fashion, education, and other sectors. It ranked 33rd among global cities. In 2008, Forbes magazine ranked Miami "America's Cleanest City",...
Miami:
$29,989
Florida:
$49,426
$1,020
Miami:
$286,600
Florida:
$179,800
4.5%

Legal Assistant Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Assistant

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
24%

Experience Affects Legal Assistant Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
90 %
Male
10 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 17%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 54%