How much does a Legal Secretary, Specialist make in the United States? The average Legal Secretary, Specialist salary in the United States is $69,590 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $60,190 and $81,490. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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The Legal Secretary, Specialist prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints and general correspondence. Performs secretarial and administrative duties for an attorney or group of attorneys. Being a Legal Secretary, Specialist utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Maintains files and schedules. In addition, Legal Secretary, Specialist may need to interact with clients or participate in meetings discussing sensitive or confidential matters. May act as a team expert and guide or train more junior secretaries. Requires knowledge of legal terminology and standard formats and procedures. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Being a Legal Secretary, Specialist independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. Working as a Legal Secretary, Specialist typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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