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Legal Administrative Assistant

Start: TBA       Type: Online / In-class; Evening & Weekends       Duration (hr): 149


This course introduces students to essential skills necessary in today’s legal business environment. The skills are developed based on learning and usage of Microsoft Office major tools and learning fundamentals of legal office administrative assistant techniques with emphasis on improving  typing skills. The course is intended to teach students general legal office procedures, such as telephone usage and mailing and operating office equipment. The students will also learn how to use a computer to write documents in Word, do calculations in Excel, collect and retrieve data using MS Access, prepare PowerPoint presentation, create a phone book, task list, and schedules in Outlook, and browse the Internet.
Upon completing this course, students will be comfortable working within the Microsoft Office environment and efficiently use major Microsoft Office tools to perform various legal administrative tasks. In addition, students will become familiar with the process of creating business documents such as business letters, invoices, etc. Students will acquire a solid foundation in computer usage that will allow them to learn easily more specialized computer applications in legal and other industries.
The following major skills will be developed:
  • MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Internet browsing and searching technique
  • Writing letters that create good will with clients.
  • Applying proper telephone communication techniques
  • Basic law office procedures
  • Specifics of legal office accounting and billing
  • Written communications
  • Using typical legal office equipment
  • Specifics of law ethics
  • Using Law Library
  • Organizing a Corporation fundamentals
  • Familiarity with Court system
  • Litigation practice


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