Legal Services Director Salary in New Jersey

How much does a Legal Services Director make in New Jersey? The average Legal Services Director salary in New Jersey is $196,470 as of October 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $169,388 and $225,592. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession.

Salary range for a Legal Services Director
$169,388 to $225,592
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Job Description

Legal Services Director oversees the activities of the organization's legal department. Provides legal advice, interpretation, and guidance to senior management and officers regarding contracts, state/federal regulatory requirements, intellectual property or trademark protection, and other business matters. Being a Legal Services Director reviews all information and prepares defense for any legal actions against the organization or advises on prosecuting lawsuits on behalf of the organization. Coordinates and reviews the work of internal or external legal staff. Additionally, Legal Services Director manages staff of attorneys. Requires a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited law school. Requires admittance to a state bar. Typically reports to top management. The Legal Services Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Legal Services Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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Location Avg. Salary Date Updated
Location Bayonne, NJ Avg. Salary $202,939 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bergenfield, NJ Avg. Salary $204,716 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Bloomfield, NJ Avg. Salary $204,894 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location East Brunswick, NJ Avg. Salary $205,889 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Hoboken, NJ Avg. Salary $215,023 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Irvington, NJ Avg. Salary $202,939 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Lakewood, NJ Avg. Salary $202,400 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Middlesex, NJ Avg. Salary $199,385 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Passaic, NJ Avg. Salary $204,894 Date Updated October 30, 2019
Location Union, NJ Avg. Salary $202,939 Date Updated October 30, 2019
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