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Staff Attorney Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$158,444 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Staff Attorney is $158,444 a year and $76 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Staff Attorney is between $109,286 and $197,617. 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 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Staff Attorney Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Attorney - Litigation
Jan 10
Hartford, CT, USA
Kocian Law Group
Professional Staff: Kocian Law Group is comprised of Staff Attorneys, Paralegals and Staff members who share the common belief that relationships matter most when it comes to the way we represent ...
Personal Injury Litigation Attorney - Manager / Leader
Oct 26
North Haven, CT, USA
Legal Solutions Group, PC
Supervisor and management of multiple attorney's and support staff is a MUST. * Solid work history. DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for handling and/or managing a broad range of litigation ...
Associate Attorney
Jan 9
New Haven, CT, USA
Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, LLC
Seeking first year associate for position with Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, LLC, (ELS&M) a small, nationally-recognized, multi-jurisdictional, New Haven-based plaintiffs' product ...
Associate Attorney
Dec 19
Hartford, CT, USA
Paskowitz Law Firm
Part time associate needed for small personal injury firm
Nov 29
Southington, CT, USA
Marinosci Law Group, PC
National law firm has an immediate opening for a Foreclosure/Litigation attorney. Ideal candidate should have experience with creditor rights/default law in multiple New England states, specifically ...