The average salary for an Experienced Legal Secretary with Word Processing skills in Chicago, Illinois is $65,150.
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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
Filing Court Documents
Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, Drafting Correspondence, Filing Court Documents, Microsoft Office and Document Preparation.
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Employees with Legal Secretary in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 24.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (20.2% less), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (19.8% less) and Sacramento, California (11.9% less).
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