How much does a Legal Researcher make in the United States? The average Legal Researcher salary in the United States is $54,441 as of June 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $48,250 and $61,594. 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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25% $48,250 10% $42,615 90% $68,107 75% $61,594 $54,441 50%(Median)
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Legal Researcher

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... legal research, analysis of case law, and participating in trials. Candidates should have 1-2 years' experience, be licensed in Virginia and have a strong academic record. In order to be successful ...
Jobot - 1 day ago
Carroll & Nuttall, P.C. - Fairfax , VA
Create and maintain, organize and index all files pleadings and other documents * Assist with legal research and trial preparation * Collaborate with attorney on a daily basis Qualifications: * Three ...
LinkedIn - 8 days ago
Anthem, Inc. - Richmond , VA
Conducts legal research and analysis, and recommends appropriate course of action and next steps. * Performs fact checking, gathers documents, researches and responds to subpoenas and record requests ...
JobCase - 28 days ago
Candidate must have excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills, strong legal research and writing skills, and be able to prioritize and multitask while handling a large volume of cases ...
Recruitology - 10 days ago
Dewberry - Fairfax , VA
... legal research as needed. + Other duties as assigned. + 5 years legal office experience preferred. + Paralegal certificate is required. + Must be proficient with MS Office programs. + Must be ... - 28 days ago
Air Line Pilots Association - McLean , VA
... legal research and analysis and investigates issues relating to benefits matters; * prepares articles summarizing case law and legislation relevant to pilot benefits; * makes presentations to ...
JobTarget - 13 days ago

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