The 12-week Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant certificate course is designed to prepare you as a Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant. Paralegals, sometimes called Legal Assistants, work in law firms, government agencies, business corporations, and nonprofits – anywhere that a lawyer may need assistance.

The course provides the knowledge, skills, and ethical reasoning necessary to enter the job market as a legal secretary / Legal Assistants.  Students will study topics as legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices, and motions; filing procedures, legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.

Who will benefit: 

  • The adult learners as affordable and convenient credentialing options that meet their job-seeking goals in a short span of time.
  • Undergraduate and graduate college career professionals who seek work in the legal profession even while pursuing graduate or law school
  • It also benefits experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office.

Successful graduates of this course will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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