The average salary for an Early-Career Legal Secretary with Software Knowledge skills in Washington, District of Columbia is $44,494.
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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, Client Interaction and Scheduling are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Legal Secretary
An experienced Legal Secretary with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $65,305 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $78,995.
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