Lawyer Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Lawyer in United States

The average salary of a(n) Lawyer in United States is $139,551.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Lawyer in United States is $67.09.

The average bonus of a(n) Lawyer in United States is $9,448.00.

Job Description:

Advises clients as to legal rights, and represents client in criminal and civil lawsuits. Researches, gathers evidence, interviews clients and witnesses, prepares legal briefs, and develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in divorce, civil, criminal, and other cases to formulate defense or to initiate legal action. Represents client in court and before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of government. Practices various phases of law. Files briefs with court clerk. Interprets laws, rulings, and regulations for individuals and businesses. May confer with colleagues with specialty in area of lawsuit to establish and verify basis for legal proceedings. May act as trustee, guardian, or executor. May draft wills, trusts, transfer of assets, gifts and other documents. May advise corporate clients concerning transactions of business involving internal affairs, stockholders, directors, officers and corporate relations with general public. May supervise and coordinate activities of subordinate legal personnel. May prepare business contracts, pay taxes, settle labor disputes, and administer other legal matters. May teach college courses in law. May specialize in specific phase of law. Less

Advises clients as to legal rights, and represents client in criminal and civil lawsuits. Researches, gathers evidence, interviews clients and witnesses, prepares legal briefs, and develops strategy, arguments, and testimony in divorce, civil, criminal, and other cases to formulate defense... More

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