AARP Legal Administrative Associate Salary in the United States

How much does a Legal Administrative Associate make at companies like AARP in the United States? The average salary for Legal Administrative Associate at companies like AARP in the United States is $66,471 as of August 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $58,763 and $74,180. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2

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What does a Legal Administrative Associate do at companies like AARP?


AARP's Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of vulnerable Washington, D.C. seniors 60-plus, providing free legal and social work services to those in need - empowering, defending, protecting, and helping thousands of clients each year in many areas of civil law.

As the Legal Administrative Associate, you will perform a broad range of administrative support for one or more attorneys. You will perform intake for potential clients and supports attorneys with client communications and investigative work such as gathering evidence, searching records and documents, and/or contacting potential clients and witnesses to gather information; organize and maintain case files. The Legal Administrative Assistant also creates and transcribes records of highly sensitive/confidential meetings and conversations and prepares correspondence and legal papers. Arranges appointments and maintains calendars, schedules, and files. Organizes and supports community outreach activities.


  • Schedules appointments, depositions, and meetings and maintains attorneys' files and calendars; makes travel arrangements and prepares and submits expense reports and other financial documents for payment as requested.
  • Assists in the onboarding process for new hires, volunteers, and/or interns, including organizing orientation programs; training in office policies, procedures, and technologies; and addressing employee, intern, and volunteer queries regarding office management and facility management issues.
  • Prepares, edits, cite checks, and formats correspondence, memoranda, pleadings, briefs, and other legal documents. Retrieves and files legal documents with the courts in person or using the Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system as requested.
  • Organizes and maintains litigation, amicus and other case files, runs case reports, tracks court deadlines, and updates the progress of the case using law practice management software. Communicates with outside counsel to refer and monitor status of co-counseled and/or pro bono cases.
  • Provides legal assistance to clients, including conducting intakes and assisting with client interviews. Performs investigative work, records searching, and/or contacting clients, witnesses, and government agencies to gather information.
  • Organizes trainings, community outreaches, and legal clinics under the direction and supervision of the attorney- supervisor and helps create presentation decks and relevant materials.
  • Participates as a member of practice area team and on cross-organizational working groups to develop innovative approaches to enhance service delivery for organization's clients.


  • Associate's degree, paralegal training or certificate with relevant training and experience related to the duties of the position and at least 2 years work experience preferred.
  • Sensitivity to the legal and social needs of the low-income elder population in the District of Columbia.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills and ability to adhere to established best practices and guidelines regarding client services.
  • Ability to competently use standard workplace software (especially Outlook, Word, Excel, and Teams) and to quickly learn new software
  • Professional or personal experience interacting with older adults and LCE's client community.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Additional Requirements

  • Regular and reliable job attendance
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Exhibit respect and understanding of others to maintain professional relationships
  • Independent judgement in evaluation options to make sound decisions
  • In office/open office environment with the ability to work effectively surrounded by moderate noise

Flexible Work Arrangement (FWA)

AARP observes Mondays and Fridays as telecommuting workdays, except for essential functions. Remote work and telecommuting can only be done within the United States and its territories.

Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance; paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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The chart shows total cash compensation for the AARP Legal Administrative Associate in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $58,763 to $74,180 with an average total cash compensation of $66,471. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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