How much does a Legal Secretary II make in Chicago, IL? The average Legal Secretary II salary in Chicago, IL is $66,892 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $58,636 and $76,744. 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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Job Description for Legal Secretary II

Legal Secretary II performs secretarial and administrative duties for an attorney or group of attorneys. Prepares legal documents, contracts, briefs, motions, summonses, complaints and general correspondence. Being a Legal Secretary II maintains files and schedules. Utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Additionally, Legal Secretary II may have some interaction with clients. Requires knowledge of legal terminology and standard formats and procedures. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Legal Secretary II works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Legal Secretary II typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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