The 12-week Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant certificate course is designed to prepare you as a Legal Secretary or Legal Assistant. Because many associations have designated the title “Paralegal” for those who have gone through a college degree program, we have chosen the Legal Secretary / Legal Assistant accordingly. 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.