How much does a Paralegal III make in Chicago, IL? The average Paralegal III salary in Chicago, IL is $85,571 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $76,567 and $95,222. 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 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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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