Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Legal Specialist is $64,658
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Legal Specialists?
An entry-level Legal Specialist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,705 based on 7 salaries. An early career Legal Specialist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $61,335 based on 64 salaries. A …Read more
What Do Legal Specialists Do?
Legal specialists assist supervising attorneys and provide support in a wide range of tasks, and may work on commercial litigation, lawsuits filed by customers, contract disputes, class actions, and more. These specialists may also draft legal communications and make general files, as well as gather documents and respond to clients' requests and legal inquiries. Communication skills are important in this position to work well with clients as well as other legal professionals.
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- Develop, implement and validate document management, version processes and discovery processes.
- Liaise with outside counsel, consultants and other departments.
- Support scheduling, obtain equipment and edit presentations and notes.
- Draft, edit and update legal documents, validating for accuracy.