How much does a Real Estate Lawyer make in the United States? The average Real Estate Lawyer salary in the United States is $153,120 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $133,530 and $169,650. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $133,530 10% $115,694 90% $184,700 75% $169,650 $153,120 50%(Median)
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Estate and Trust Litigation Attorney

Shannon, Mullins & Wright - Alexandria, VA

Estate Planning Attorney

GPAC - Alexandria, VA

Managing Attorney (Woodbridge/Fredericksburg, VA)

Champion Title & Settlements, Inc. - Amonate, VA

Commercial Real Estate Attorney

Kaufman & Canoles - Norfolk, VA

Job Description

The Real Estate Lawyer provides legal advice to an organization, prepares resolutions and forms, and participates in major legal actions. Handles all real estate related legal issues, including transfers of titles and deeds, construction, mortgage concerns, and zoning. Being a Real Estate Lawyer typically reports to the top legal executive/general counsel. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school and may require admittance to a state bar. Being a Real Estate Lawyer occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Working as a Real Estate Lawyer typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021

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