Legal Office Services

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Adults & High School Juniors and Seniors

Trained legal administrative assistants are continually in high demand, and they can work in every industry within the workforce. In this program, students gain knowledge of legal office procedures and of the terminology specific to the legal field. Students will:

  • Develop advanced computer skills necessary to produce various types of legal documents
  • Learn to perform legal research, filing, billing and scheduling
  • Grow verbal and nonverbal communication techniques

Students also learn basic concepts in specialty areas of law such as:

  • Civil and criminal litigation and procedure
  • Torts, family law, real estate, and bankruptcy

Students also have the opportunity to prepare for nationally recognized industry certifications like Microsoft Office Specialist and Accredited Legal Professional (ALP), which is the basic certification for legal professionals.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Course Name
Fundamentals of Technology 
Foundations for the Legal Office
Legal Office Procedures
Advanced Computer Applications for the Law Office 
Advanced Legal Communications
Legal Specialties
Total Class Hours: 1050


No Prerequisites


Class Times

  • Start Date:  August,October,January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Credentials Available

  • National Association of Legal Professionals (NALS)
    • Accredited Legal Professional
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
    • Word or Work Expert, Parts I & II
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • PowerPoint


Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?


  • Critical Thinking
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Time Management
  • Information Ordering
  • Oral Expression

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the Data Management Coordinator.
  • Positive Placement Rate:  91.7%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Judicial Administrative Assistant
  • Legal or Litigation Assistant
  • Legal Administrative Secretary



Potential Wages

  • US - $12.97 - $36.31 Hourly; $26,970 - $75,530 Annually           

  • OK - $13.07 - $25.17 Hourly; $27,190 - $42,360 Annually           

  • SOC Code: 43-6012.00 - Legal Secretaries

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 22.0301


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there prerequisites for this program?

A:  Refer to the "Prerequisites" tab above.

Q: What are possible occupations for me?

A: Refer to the "Potential Occupations" tab above.

Q: What certifications are available?

A: Refer to the "Credentials Available" tab above.

Q: What is the cost of this program?

A: Refer to the "cost" tab above.

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