The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Filing Court Documents skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $62,922.
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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 pl…Read more
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Popular Skills for Legal Secretary
Skills in Document Preparation, Drafting Correspondence, Microsoft Word and Client Interaction are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 29.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (8.5% more) and New York, New York (7.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sacramento, California (13.4% less) and Chicago, Illinois (8.6% less).
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