Legal Support Jobs

Legal Support Overview


As the name implies, a legal support professional will provide assistance and support to attorneys and other legal professionals in either a law firm or business environment. Legal support professionals include legal assistants, paralegals, court reporters, title examiners, abstractors and title searchers. The duties of a legal support professional can vary significantly depending on the type of support an employer requires. A paralegal or legal assistant will be responsible for regulatory filings, drafting of simple legal documentation, and maintaining client records. Court reporters will be responsible for recording court and legal proceedings. Title insurance clerks, including abstractors, researchers and examiners, will research publicly recorded legal documents pertaining to real estate. Legal support professionals can find employment working for attorneys, government agencies and mortgage or title insurance companies.

Legal Support Education Requirements


The education requirements for a legal support professional will vary depending on the specific type of legal support position. As a general rule, paralegals and legal assistants will need an associate degree or a paralegal certificate. A court reporter will need a high school diploma and licensing or certification by a professional organization. A title clerk will need a high school diploma.

Legal Support Job Market


Overall, the job market for legal support professionals is promising, with industry experts predicting average to above-average growth over the next decade. The job market for paralegals and legal assistants is very strong, and it is anticipated that this profession will experience faster than average growth of 17 percent over the next five to 10 years. The job market for court reporters is expected to experience average growth of approximately 10 percent over the next five to 10 years. Similarly, the job outlook for title insurance professionals is expected to experience 11 percent growth over the next five to 10 years.

Legal Support Salary


The median annual salary for legal assistants and paralegals is approximately $47,000. The median annual salary for a court reporter is approximately $48,000. The median annual salary for a title insurance clerk is approximately $35,000.
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Company Confidential LISLE, IL, 60532
Legal DuPage County Law Firm has the following openings: General Litigation secretary; Family Law secretary; and Real Estate paralegal. A minimum of 4 years' experience is required and all Candidates must possess a high degree of computer proficiency, and be highly skilled in all Microsoft Office programs. Experience with electronic court filing is required. Great benefits: Health & Dental insuran...
RHI Consulting Palo Alto, CA, 94306
Req ID: 70841 Job Summary As an Account Executive , your responsibilities will include: Team Leadership: Motivating and directing the staffing professionals on your team; ensuring incremental growth of divisional revenue is consistent with company targets; working with Division and Branch Management to develop the division's production and performance goals; actively participating in the r...
Fannie Mae Corp Dallas, TX, 75201
THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better. Join our diverse, high-performing team and make...
Robert Half International Inc United States, CA
Job Summary As an Account Executive, your responsibilities will include: Team Leadership: Motivating and directing the staffing professionals on your team; ensuring incremental growth of divisional revenue is consistent with company targets; working with Division and Branch Management to develop the division's production and performance goals; actively participating in the recruitment and hiring...
Fannie Mae Dallas, TX
397743true397743falseSubmission for the position: Legal Support II - (Job Number: 42363)false397743falsetruehttps://fanniemae.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=42363&lang=enLegal Support IItrueLegal Support II42363 THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing i...
Fannie Mae Washington, DC
388403true388403falseSubmission for the position: Legal Support III - (Job Number: 41829)false388403falsetruehttps://fanniemae.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=41829&lang=enLegal Support IIItrueLegal Support III41829 THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housin...
Robert Half International Inc United States, MN
Job Summary As an Account Executive, your responsibilities will include: Business development: Develop and grow your own client base by marketing our legal staffing services for full time placement solutions using your proven legal and/or recruiting background. Market to law firms and corporate legal clients via telephone as well as conduct in-person meetings with C-level executives and key deci...
Citigroup Inc. NAM, NY
Brief Description of the Organization Citi, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com. Manager, Legal Support- Negotiation-14063945 Description The Capital Markets Documentation Unit is responsible for negotiating and...
Citigroup Inc. NAM, NY
Brief Description of the Organization Citi, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services. Additional information may be found at www.citigroup.com. Assistant Officer- Legal Support- Negotiation-14061619 Description The Capital Markets Documentation Unit is responsible for negot...
Citigroup Inc. EMEA, NY
Brief Description of the Organization Citi, the leading global financial services company, has some 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 100 countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealt...
Citigroup Inc. Tampa, FL, 33602
The Capital Markets Documentation Unit is responsible for negotiating and managing the International Swap and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and other similar contracts between the firm and our customers. Currently, Citi is seeking candidates to become part of a new legal team that will learn contract negotiation in support of firm’s derivative trading business. This position will have responsibi...
Citigroup Inc. Tampa, FL, 33602
The Capital Markets Documentation Unit is responsible for negotiating and managing the International Swap and Derivatives Association (ISDA) and other similar contracts between the firm and our customers. Currently, Citi is seeking candidates to become part of a new legal team that will learn contract negotiation in support of firm’s derivative trading business. This position supports the firm’s ...
United States Federal Government Washington, DC, 20319
About the Agency This position is located in the Operations Division of the Bureau of Competition. The Bureau is one of two mission components of the Federal Trade Commission which is the law enforcement agency charged with protecting the American consumer and ensuring that markets operate in a manner that provides for open competition. If selected for this position, you will provide technical ad...
State of California San Francisco, CA, 94118
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State of California Los Angeles, CA, 90009
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American International Group Las Vegas, NV, 89134
Position Description Picture yourself building a successful career at AIG working alongside other talented, highly motivated individuals committed to reaching our goal of becoming the #1 insurance provider and changing the way Americans think about, purchase and use insurance. We believe that our success depends on building a world class team. If you would like to be a part of our team, we invite...
Maricopa County, Arizona Phoenix, AZ, 85002
Position Overview Benefits Supplemental Questions The Legal Support Supervisor position is responsible for the daily supervision and training of support staff in assigned areas. This recruitment will be used to fill the vacancy in the Civil Division of the County Attorney's Office. Position Qualifications: Minimum Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or GED certificate plus four ...
Fannie Mae Corp Washington, DC, 20319
THE COMPANY Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better. Join our diverse, high-performing team and make...
Req ID: 67032 Job Summary As an Account Executive , your responsibilities will include: Business development: Develop and grow your own client base by marketing our legal staffing services for full time placement solutions using your proven legal and/or recruiting background. Market to law firms and corporate legal clients via telephone as well as conduct in-person meetings with C-level executi...
ZipRealty, Inc. Emeryville, CA, 94608
Corporate Counsel Realogy Holdings Corp is a global leader in residential real estate franchising with company-owned real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Under its brands, Realogy operates approximately 13,600 offices in 104 countries around the world. ZipRealty is a Realogy company, which develops technology solutio...

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Legal Support Workers, Other

Salaries

$24,960.00 - $84,000.00
Typical Salary for Legal Support Workers, Other
(27 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
42.3%
Some College Coursework Completed
15.4%
Master's
15.4%
Certification
11.5%
Professional
7.7%
High School
3.8%
Associates
3.8%
(26 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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