Legal Office Management

Associate in Science
Career/Technical (Major Code: 02461)

Provides training for individuals who desire to work in supervisory and management positions in the legal office environment. Emphasizes leadership, supervision, management, and technical skills required in a legal office setting as well as an option to focus on legal English/Spanish language skills for bilingual managers.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will evaluate documents required in the administration of a legal office and apply this information to provide an efficient and productive legal office environment.
  • Student will train legal office staff and be open to the ideas and changes proposed by supervisors and staff and their integration into the legal office environment.
  • Student will interact properly and ethically in a legal environment with people of diverse backgrounds and determine how to manage the various individuals in a sensitive and respectful manner.
  • Student will research office efficiency by identifying, analyzing, and assessing the topic of office efficiency from a variety of sources and apply to specific office situations.
Program Requirements
Select 5-6 units of the following:5-6
SPANISH COMPUTER SKILLS FOR INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION
LEGAL TERMINOLOGY---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)
PROJECT MANAGEMENT
BUSINESS PRESENTATION SKILLS--- BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)
BUSINESS PRESENTATION SKILLS
MEDIATION, NEGOTIATION, AND CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
Complete courses required for Legal Office Management - Intermediate certificate42-43
Total Units47-49

To earn an associate degree, additional general education and graduation requirements must be completed.