How much does a Legal Secretary III make in the United States? The average Legal Secretary III salary in the United States is $71,379 as of September 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $62,600 and $81,545. 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 III

Legal Secretary III 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 III maintains files and schedules. Utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Additionally, Legal Secretary III may need to interact with clients or participate in meetings discussing sensitive or confidential matters. 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. The Legal Secretary III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Legal Secretary III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description

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