How much does a Paralegal III make in the United States? The average Paralegal III salary in the United States is $82,254 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $73,603 and $91,531. 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. 

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Job Description for Paralegal III

Paralegal III assists and supports attorneys with research or due diligence. Researches and analyzes law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, treaties, constitutions, and legal codes. Being a Paralegal III prepares legal documents, such as briefs, pleadings, appeals, wills, contracts, etc. May direct the work of clerical or other support staff. Has a strong understanding of technical legal terminology. Additionally, Paralegal III typically requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to an attorney. Typically requires paralegal certification. The Paralegal III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Paralegal III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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