Defense Attorney Salary in the United States

How much does a Defense Attorney make in the United States? The average Defense Attorney salary in the United States is $83,699 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $77,421 and $90,809. 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 Cities

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Job Openings for Defense Attorney
Special Counsel - Naples , FL
Special Counsel is seeking a Criminal Defense Attorney for a law firm in Naples/Fort Myers, FL. This position focuses on trial preparation, discovery and depositions. Qualifications : * 5+ years ...
Special Counsel - 9 days ago
McCoy Leavitt Laskey LLC -
This office is seeking an attorney with 4 - 6 years of insurance defense experience who is capable of handling cases from inception through settlement/trial. The position includes a highly ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
Company Name Witheld - Atlanta , GA
We are a nationally recognized personal injury firm, in beautiful Sandy Springs, GA, seeking a Trial Attorney, that has experience with Insurance Defense to become a part of our team! You will ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Andrews Biernacki Davis - Orlando , FL
Growing Insurance Defense firm is seeking an Associate Attorney for its Orlando office. PIP experience preferred. Job Requirements: • A minimum of 1 year of PIP litigation experience • Trial ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
Demidchik Law Firm - San Gabriel , CA
Job title: Criminal Practice Attorney Job Type: Full-time Location:San Gabriel, CA Description: Expanding Law Firm is looking for a candidate who is self-motivated, reliable, and able to work ...
ZipRecruiter - 4 days ago
Personnel Management Solutions, Inc. - Chicago , IL
Immediate opening for Insurance Defense Attorney with at least 5+ years of experience handling insurance defense litigation for highly respected, multi-state litigation firm in their Chicago office
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago