This 45-hour, seven-week, intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Topics include: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format. New topics include law office management, professionalism, database management and computers in the law office.

Snapshot

Format: Online

Hours: 45

Credits: 4.5 CEUs

When: Starts bi-monthly

Cost: $995 + materials

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals seeking legal secretary training and skills necessary for a career in the legal field
  • Current paralegals, administrative assistants and legal secretaries wanting to increase their legal secretary skills  as well as learn new marketable job skills

This course presumes a basic knowledge of word processing and a typing proficiency of at least 50 words per minute.

Course Information

Course Date Info: 

August Session – Register Now
Monday, August 23 - Friday, October 8, 2021
#0333-006

Course Format: 
Online
Course Fee(s): 

$995 (does not include course materials)

This program is coordinated by our educational partner, CLS by BARBRI, one of America's most respected legal education training centers. They have offered legal programs nationally since 1980. These courses are taught by experienced legal and educational professionals selected by CLS.