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Staff Attorney Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$158,040 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Staff Attorney is $158,040 a year and $76 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Staff Attorney is between $109,007 and $197,113. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Staff Attorney. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Staff Attorney Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Personal Injury Litigation Attorney Manager / Director
Oct 26
North Haven, CT, USA
Legal Solutions Group, PC
Supervisor and management of multiple attorney's and support staff is a MUST. * Excellent pay with full benefits package. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for handling and/or managing a ...
Associate Attorney - General Practice (1-4 years)
Nov 12
Milford, CT, USA
Milford Law, LLC. d/b/a Kapusta, Otzel & Averaimo
Milford Law, LLC. seeks a full time associate attorney with 1-4 years experience in the general practice of law including, but not limited to, civil litigation, consumer protection, business law ...
Oct 11
Bristol, CT, USA
... an attorney reporting to any of them may delegate to her or him. * Conceives and recommends ... Experience supervising paralegal/legal support staff * JD law degree from an accredited law school
Oct 30
Waterbury, CT, USA
Grady & Riley, LLP
Busy Waterbury, CT general practice law firm seeks a full time Attorney with 1 - 3 years experience. Excellent research and writing skills required. Court experience and real estate closings a plus
Attorney - Criminal Defense
Oct 26
West Hartford, CT, USA
Kirschbaum Law
Associate attorneys work closely with experienced criminal defense attorneys, and they are provided regular training in all aspects of criminal defense practice. After three to five years in the ...