The average salary for a Late-Career Legal Assistant with Microsoft Word skills in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is $57,325.
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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 Document Preparation, Filing Court Documents, Drafting Correspondence and Typing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Client Interaction.
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Employees with Legal Assistant in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 32.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (30.7% more) and Chicago, Illinois (7.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (20.1% less) and New York, New York (3.7% less).
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