The average salary for a Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $47,500.
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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 Client Interaction, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Office Administration and Document Preparation.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Miami, Florida earn an average of 23.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.9% more) and Chicago, Illinois (5.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (9.9% less), Seattle, Washington (5.9% less) and New York, New York (4.6% less).
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