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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We are searching for an experienced, organized, proactive individual to fill the position of Litigation Counsel on matters relating to our work for General Electric Company. The candidate will manage and deliver legal services in support of GE’s discovery program for litigation and investigations, will be a member of the Legal Support Solution Leadership Team and advise senior management of discov...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP, a Market Leading Specialty Firm is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant/HR and Operations Support position for the Century City, CA office. The primary role of the Legal Administrative Assistant/Human Resources and Operations Support is to support the administrative function for attorneys on the associate level (expense report, time entry, travel arrangements,...
Company Confidential Clearwater, FL, 33762
Tampa Bay Area Boutique Law Firm seeks legal assistants and administrative support for service, copy center, and hearings. Qualified candidates should have 1 or more years of experience in foreclosure, real estate, bankruptcy, default mortgage servicing, or title. Looking for detail orientated professionals that care about their work and wants to succeed in a thriving environment. Ability and will...
Required Skills • Calendaring skills, attention to detail, efficient and ability to multi-task in a high volume fast pace environment. • General working knowledge of legal calendaring systems. • Understanding of legal terminology is a plus. • Must be able to type 40+ wpm. • The ideal candidate will be upbeat, positive and willing to do what it takes to get the job done. • College prefer but not re...
Position: Legal Support Clerk Location: 2633 Camino Ramon 2nd Floor, Suite 210, San Ramon, CA - 94583 Duration: 3 months (temp to hire) Work Hours: 9am to 5pm Job Description: The Legal Support Technician is responsible for all of the calendaring in the Staff Counsel Construction Defect office. Duties include but are not limited to: Calendaring all hearings and miscellaneous appearances for 20 att...
ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Legal Support Specialist to help support our client's team in San Ramon. Description: The Legal Support Specialist is responsible for all of the calendaring in the Staff Counsel Construction Defect office. Duties include but are not limited to: • Calendaring all hearings and miscellaneous appearances for 20 attorneys • Calendaring ticklers for 5 secretaries • C...
ManpowerGroup is currently seeking a Legal Support Specialist to help support our client's team in San Ramon. Description: The Legal Support Specialist is responsible for all of the calendaring in the Staff Counsel Construction Defect office. Duties include but are not limited to: • Calendaring all hearings and miscellaneous appearances for 20 attorneys • Calendaring ticklers for 5 secretaries • C...
Responsibilities At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function at our Center for Excellence. We’re finding new...
Position Description The Legal Support Technician is responsible for all of the calendaring in the Staff Counsel Construction Defect office. Duties include but are not limited to: calendaring all hearings and miscellaneous appearances for 20 attorneys, calendaring ticklers for 5 secretaries, communicating with attorneys and staff to determine calendar dates and additional ticklers required, openin...
Dickstein Shapiro LLP, a Market Leading Specialty Firm™, is currently seeking a Legal Administrative Assistant/HR and Operations Support position for the Century City, CA office. The primary role of the Legal Administrative Assistant/HR and Ops Support is to support the administrative function for attorneys on the associate level (expense report, time entry, travel arrangements, etc.) and to act a...
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. a Minneapolis based law firm, is seeking two: Legal Administrative Assistants (“Legal Secretaries”) for its highly respected Bismarck, ND office. Legal Secretaries in the Bismarck Office of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A. provide secretarial support services including: transcription; proofreading; drafting routine documents; inputting time reports and assisting with billing; appo...
GENERAL: Under general supervision performs a variety of administrative responsibilities supporting the legal team & executive organization. RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides general administrative support to the Legal Department including the preparation of letters contracts memos presentations and forms. Supports special projects and internal and external communications. Tracks and maintains files incl...
STANLEY Healthcare provides over 5,000 acute care hospitals and 12,000 long-term care organizations with enterprise solutions that transform safety, security and operational efficiency. The STANLEY Healthcare solution set enables customers to achieve organizational excellence and superior care in five critical areas: Patient Safety, Security & Protection, Environmental Monitoring, Clinical Operati...
Company Confidential Southeastern, PA
A national leader in providing litigation support services to the legal, insurance and corporate communities, has an opening for a dynamic Sales Manager at our corporate headquarters in Southeastern Pennsylvania. This individual will direct and lead the sales team to achieve maximum profitability in line with our Company vision and values. Duties and Responsibilities Develop and implement creative...
The Senior Legal Administrative Coordinator will oversee project deadlines, arrange administrative support coverages for attorneys, interact with administative staff to promote a supportive work environment, track attendance and time off requests, receive administrative support requests from attorneys and other firm staff, schedule employee trainings, and conduct employee reviews. The successful c...
JOB SUMMARY This position will be responsible for providing overall corporate administrative and legal support to the legal service center. This individual will work closely with all attorneys and legal support team members and will perform all assigned corporate legal secretarial projects. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide overall legal secretarial support, including bu...
Title: Legal secretary _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Purpose: The purpose of the Legal Secretary is to provide all manner of support to the attorneys. Participate in back up support of other legal secretaries. Relationships: Regular contact with all levels of firm personnel. Routinely works with the legal, financial, and real estate c...
Job Description Summary: The Ft. Lauderdale Office of a prominent litigation powerhouse has an immediate opening for a Legal Assistant. Candidates should be able to provide secretarial and administrative support to the assigned attorneys of the Firm. This position requires advanced secretarial skills, strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, extensive experience, superior judgment and the ability to...
Position Summary A Legal Secretary performs administrative support duties for attorneys and/or paralegals assigned to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the legal department. Principal Responsibilities * Composes engagement letters and routine correspondence. * Creates, maintains, proofreads and corrects confidential documents, files, charts, reports and other materials. * Facilitates co...
Legal Secretary At Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, working together - to serve clients and to serve each other - is what we're all about. Our Firm has multiple offices in Florida, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, as well as offices in California, Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia and Washington, D.C.; we are always looking for talented professionals to join our team. Currently, we are recruiti...
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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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