How much does a Legal Assistant make in the United States? The average Legal Assistant salary in the United States is $50,828 as of September 27, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $44,030 and $58,724. 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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Kaufman & Canoles - Village of Williamsburg , VA
The Williamsburg office of Kaufman & Canoles seeks a qualified Legal Assistant to provide secretarial support to its Trust & Estate attorneys. Our attorneys have earned a reputation for outstanding ...
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Zell Law - Reston , VA
Legal Assistant - Scorecard at Estate Planning Firm Your mission is to create a stellar service and support system for the entire Zell Law team. You assist, draft, coordinate and organize almost ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
ThompsonMcMullan - Richmond , VA
The Legal Assistant is responsible for supporting attorneys in the Elder Law group for all aspects of administrative support. Primary Responsibilities: * Answer telephone calls and assist clients
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C. - Reston , VA
Mid-size Intellectual Property law firm in Reston, VA is seeking a full-time Legal Assistant. Responses requested from direct candidates only. Flexible hybrid work schedules. Essential Functions ...
LinkedIn - 18 days ago
Alex Taylor Law, PLC - Richmond , VA
Legal Staff, Years of Experience : Max 0 years required, Practice Area : Litigation - Medical Malpractice,Litigation,Litigation - Personal Injury, We are seeking a Paralegal Legal Assistant to become ...
LawCrossing - 9 days ago
Kiernan Trebach LLP - Virginia Beach , VA
Kiernan Trebach LLP, a Civil Litigation Defense Firm, with office along the East Coast, is seeking a full time Litigation Legal Assistant with 5+ years of experience to join our new Virginia Beach ...
LinkedIn - 9 days ago

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