Average Trial Lawyer Salary

$99,287
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$99k
90%
$218k

The average salary for a Trial Lawyer is $99,287

Base Salary
$60k - $218k
Bonus
$2k - $75k
Profit Sharing
$245 - $87k
Commission
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$64k - $309k
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What Do Trial Lawyers Do?

Trial Lawyer Tasks
  • Advise clients in business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits or legal rights and obligations.
  • Select jurors, argue motions, meet with judges, and question witnesses during the course of a trial.
  • Analyze and interpret laws, rulings, and regulations with probable case outcomes for individuals and businesses.
  • Represent clients in court or before government agencies, present and summarize cases to judges and juries.
  • Gather evidence to formulate defense or to initiate legal actions; evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments for presentation of cases.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
76.9%
Female
23.1%
This data is based on 26 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

77%

Dental

45%

Vision

43%

None

23%