Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant

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.

This 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.

No matter the title, a legal assistant or paralegal is a person, qualified by education, training or work experience, who performs specifically delegated substantive legal work under the direction of a lawyer for which the lawyer is responsible.

Required textbooks for this course:

  • Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work , 7th Edition

Roger LeRoy Miller; Mary Meinzinger

ISBN-10: 1-305-50608-1
ISBN-13: 978-1-305-50608-4

Highly Recommended Legal Resources:

  • Legal Office Writing and Grammer

For more information, call The Alternative Dispute Resolution Academy at 866-384-4563, or visit our Online Store to order

Nicole Benjamin, Esq.

Guno Ritfeld, JD.

Stacey Leggett, BS Legal Studies

Class dates 2020

We are now accepting applications for the sessions beginning on June 15, and  August 24, 2020.

Contact

866-384-4563
info@adraceu.com

Address

121 South Orange Ave. Ste 1500, Orlando , Florida, 32801

Address

8000 Tower Crescent Dr.Vienna, Virginia 22182

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