- Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on the development of speed and accuracy in transcribing legal documents from dictation.
The Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate program is a specialized program designed to provide advanced training and simulated practice in the administrative responsibilities required to complement the legal team in law firms, private or public corporations, or government departments. Legal terminology, legal transcription, court procedures, and computer applications are emphasized. This comprehensive, short-term certificate prepares students for employment in law offices, insurance companies, financial institutions, courts, and police departments, as well as in legal departments of business firms and government offices.
Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all of the courses offered within the Business/Public Services and Information Systems Technology departments for the grade to be counted toward graduation. Specifically, these include courses with the following prefixes: ACC, AOT, BAF, BUS, CPT, EGR, HUS, IST, LEG, MGT and MKT.
Students must meet all exit program competencies for graduation from this program.
|AOT-213||Legal Document Production||3|
|AOT-214||Software Applications in the Law Office||3|
|AOT-253||Legal Systems and Procedures||3|
|BUS-121||Business Law I||3|
|CPT-179||Microcomputer Word Processing||3|
|LEG-135||Introduction to Law and Ethics||3|
|LEG-201||Civil Litigation I||3|
|LEG-232||Law Office Management||3|
|Total Credit Hours||36|