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Attorney Staff Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$154,467 (USD)

Average Salary

$74/hr

Average Hourly

$10,195

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Attorney Staff is $154,467 a year and $74 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for an Attorney Staff is between $106,543 and $192,657. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for an Attorney Staff. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Advises, consults, litigates and performs trial work, and carries out the legal processes necessary to effect the rights, privileges, and obligations of the organization.
  • Studies Constitution, statues, decisions, and ordinances of quasi-judicial bodies.
  • Gathers evidence and information for management decision making.
  • Prepares and reviews various legal instruments and documents, such as contracts, leases, licenses, purchases, sales, real estate, etc.
  • Examines legal data to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuit.
  • Examines material, such as advertisements, publications, etc., for legal implications, advising officials of proposed legislation that might affect the organization.
  • Applies for copyrights or registration of the organization's products, processes, devices, and trademarks, advising whether to initiate or defend law suits.
  • Conducts pretrial preparations and defends the organization in lawsuits.
  • Advises officials on tax matters, government regulations, and/or legal rights.
  • Represents the company before quasi-judicial or administrative agencies of the government.
  • Requires completion of law school with an LLB degree or JD degree and admission to the bar.
Attorney Staff Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Lawyers

Job family population: 628,370

Estimated population of Attorney Staff jobs: 44,947

Rate of error: 0.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$179,070
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Attorney Staff Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Senior Attorney and Manager of Enterprise Risk Management
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
ACGME
Title: Senior Attorney and Manager of ERM Department: Department of Finance and Administration ... This role requires working in collaboration with senior ACGME leaders, peers, and frontline staff ...
Spanish Speaking Attorney
May 8
Chicago, IL, USA
Law Offices of Dworkin & Maciariello
You will have dedicated support staff, highly efficient case management systems and will have ... We are seeking an experienced Workers Compensation Attorney with 1 -3 years prior experience. You ...
Associate Attorney
May 14
Chicago, IL, USA
Grund & Leavitt, P.C.
Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills, the ability to effectively communicate with clients as well as attorneys and staff members, experience in taking and defending ...
Licensed Financial Attorney
May 16
Riverwoods, IL, USA
CRS Group
Financial Attorney Overview: The CRS Group is currently looking for a Licensed Attorney for one of ... The CRS Group is a nationwide Staffing Firm who works primarily with Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 ...
Tax Resolution Attorney - Remote/Telecommute
May 13
Chicago, IL, USA
Community Tax, LLC
Originally founded as a tax resolution company staffed with Attorneys, CPAs and Enrolled Agents, CTAX has grown into a leading national provider of tax resolution, tax preparation, bookkeeping and ...
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