How much does a Legal Secretary IV make in the United States? The average Legal Secretary IV salary in the United States is $70,485 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $60,999 and $82,552. 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 IV

Legal Secretary IV 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 IV maintains files and schedules. Utilizes document creation software and other legal reference software. Additionally, Legal Secretary IV 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. The Legal Secretary IV 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. To be a Legal Secretary IV typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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