Entry-Level Legal Secretary in Orlando, Florida Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Legal Secretary in Orlando, Florida is $13.96 per hour. A skill in Scheduling is associated with high pay for this job.

$21,745 - $39,930
$22K
$33K
$40K
MEDIAN: $33,402
10%
50%
90%

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$12.67 - $14.27
$13
MEDIAN: $13.48
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$0$39K
Salary $21,745 - $39,930
Bonus $548
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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$25,611 - $37,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10
Hourly Data $0$19
Hourly Rate $13.48
Overtime $19.38
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $548
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).
)
$25,611 - $37,494
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 5 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Legal Secretary

Legal secretaries work primarily for lawyers’ offices and courts to perform secretarial duties and provide legal support services to attorneys. They must file materials, such as motions, briefs, memorandums, pleadings, etc. at various court systems in a timely manner, as well as maintain appointments and remind lawyers to see clients. They may need to interview clients, either on the phone or in-person prior to referring them to their lawyers. They are generally tasked with typing and editing pleadings, briefs, technical papers, letters to various parties, and memos, among other documents, and must ensure that all legal documents are free of grammatical errors and typos. They may also accompany lawyers to courts to assist in hearings.

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Legal Secretary Tasks

  • Prepare and process legal documents and papers; summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
  • Review legal publications and perform database searches to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases.
  • Attend legal meetings; client interviews, hearings or depositions and take notes.
  • Assist attorneys in collecting employment, medical and other records.
  • Organize and maintain law libraries, documents and case files.

About Orlando, Florida

Orange County, Florida
270,917
Male:
130,940 (48.3%)
Female:
139,977 (51.7%)
Orlando (/ɔːrˈlændoʊ/) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida and the county seat of Orange County. Located in Central Florida, it is the center of the Orlando metropolitan area, which had a population of 2,387,138, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released in March 2016, making it the 24th-largest metropolitan area in the United States, the sixth-largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States, and the third-largest metropolitan area in Florida. As of July 1, 2014, Orlando had an estimated city-proper population of 262,372, making it the 73rd-largest city in the United States, the fourth-largest city in Florida, and the state's largest inland city. The City of Orlando is nicknamed "The City Beautiful," and its symbol is the fountain at Lake Eola. Orlando is also known as "The Theme Park Capital of the World" and in 2014 its tourist attractions and events drew more than 62 million visitors. The...
Orlando:
$44,804
Florida:
$49,426
$1,027
Orlando:
$214,400
Florida:
$179,800
5.2%

Legal Secretary Job Listings

Key Stats for Legal Secretary

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
84%
5-9 years
5%

Skills That Affect Legal Secretary Salaries

Scheduling
▲19%

Filing Court Documents
▲4%

National Average
$30,000

Client Interaction
▼3%

Document Preparation
▼3%

Microsoft Word
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 50%