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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Legal Support Representatives WE ARE GROWING! Full-time benefited position-flexible work schedule Black Hills IP, LLC, Rapid City, an Intellectual Property support services company is seeking flexible, organized, detailed-oriented individuals to perform non-litigation work & coordinate communications between attorneys, customers, and the US Patent Office. Applicants must have HSD or GED & 4 yrs cl...
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,...
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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...
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...
Job Title: Legal Analyst, Intl. Reports to: VAT Manager, Latin America & Brazil Location: Lake Oswego, OR Department: Tax Services Job Summary Research, analyze and document tax rates, rules for Indirect Tax in Latin America (Argentina and Brazil) Job responsibilities & duties • Research, interpret, document and apply tax laws and regulations of Argentina and Brazil. • Monitor statutes, regulation...
Good Career Opportunity! Law firm located in downtown Pittsburgh is seeking a Legal Secretary to support Associates involved in Family Law. Two years of experience in family law including knowledge of e-filing and court system, the ability to transcribe dictation, and excellent communication skills for client contact are desired. BS/BA and or Paralegal Certification a plus but not required. This i...
LEGAL ASSISTANT SEATTLE POLICE LEGAL UNIT JOB #2014-00731 Job: Legal Assistant Union: Non-Represented Status: Full Time Shift: Day Shift Filing Dates: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 to Tuesday July 15, 2014 Salary: $23.37 to $26.23 per hour (advertised internal and external) Location: Seattle Police Headquarters - 610 Fifth Avenue The Seattle Police Department is currently recruiting Legal Assistant for th...
CRM Notes: Legal Secretary duties include but are not limited to drafting pleadings, filing and serving documents electronically, prepare correspondence, calendaring, scheduling motions and depositions, schedule Court Calls, set up new cases and provide general support in a legal setting. The primary role of the Legal Secretary is to provide administrative support to 4 civil trial attorneys. In th...
Job Description Altria Group is a FORTUNE 200 company that owns the premier tobacco companies in the United States including Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark. The companies' brands include Marlboro, Copenhagen, Skoal, Black & Mild, MarkTen and VERVE. Altria also owns Ste. Michelle Wine Estates, one of the country's top premium wine producers, and Philip...
We are looking for an experienced Help Desk Analyst with 2-5 years in a legal environment. This is a temporary position in a major NYC law firm. MUST HAVE solid background supporting attorneys and legal staff. Troubleshooting applications and replacing damaged equipment. Optimum technical support and customer service. Support and maintain user account information including rights, security and sys...
Administrative Assistant, Executive Office & Legal Department The Administrative Assistant’s primary responsibility is to provide professional administrative and secretarial support to the Executive Office and Legal Affairs. This position has extensive contact with various constituencies including ABA members and Board of Directors members, franchise company personnel and other association executi...
Legal Secretary - Tallahassee Gunster, Florida’s Law Firm for business, provides full-service legal counsel to leading organizations and individuals from its 11 offices statewide. Established in 1925, the Firm has expanded, diversified and evolved, but always with a singular focus: Florida and its clients’ stake in it. A magnet for business-savvy attorneys who embrace collaboration for the greates...
Administrative Assistant - Legal Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're...
Administrative Assistant - Legal Uline – Shipping Supply Specialists "The people I work with are as passionate as I am." "I came to Uline for a job. Instead, I found a career." Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, packaging and industrial supplies. We're a family-owned company known for our incredible customer service and quality products. Our people make the difference. We're...
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Legal Support Workers, Other

Salaries

$24,960.00 - $84,000.00
Typical Salary for Legal Support Workers, Other
(27 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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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