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Hourly billing rates

The below figures are the national average hourly billing figures for law firms with less than 9 lawyers.

Status

Partners/Shareholders

Associates

Paralegals

 

Average

$183

$139

$72

 

Median*

$175

$130

$70

Hourly billing rates

The below figures are for law firms with less than 9 lawyers

Status

Senior Paralegal

Legal Assistant

 

Average

$76

$68

 

Median*

$75

$65

Source: 1999 Survey of Law Firm Economics, Altman Weil Pensa Publications, Inc.

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