Legal Office Assistant: Bilingual (Spanish/English) Intensive Training

Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: B2455)

Prepares students to work in a bilingual (English/Spanish) legal office setting. Emphasizes the development of skills in bilingual legal terminology, telephone and reception techniques, legal office procedures, keyboarding correspondence, and word processing using Microsoft Word.

Prepara a los estudiantes para empleos en oficinas legales bilingües. Enfatiza el desarroyo de habilidades en terminología legal, técnicas telefónicas y de recepción, procedimientos legales de oficina, mecanografía, correspondencia, procesador de palabras (word processing), utilizando Microsoft Word.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Work in a legal office setting interacting with supervisors, co-workers, and the public in a variety of ways, including receiving, clarifying, and providing information and direction in both English and Spanish.
  • Solve problems posed within the legal office environment by assessing information, including identifying issues, identifying complaints, comparing prices, comparing office systems and software, contacting legal professionals, etc., to determine the best solution/s.
  • Interact properly and ethically in a legal environment with people of diverse backgrounds at work and in the community providing quality customer service in both English and Spanish.
  • Utilize print material and computer/Internet documents such as reports, tables, statistics, and reference materials to produce clear, accurate, and organized documents utilizing word processing applications.

Gainful Employment

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Students who complete this program will have acquired the necessary analytical tools to successfully secure gainful employment in the field of study.

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Program Requirements
BUS 36LEGAL OFFICE ASSISTANT---BILINGUAL (ENGLISH/SPANISH)12
BUS 70KEYBOARDING I1
or BUS 71 KEYBOARDING II
BUS 210BUSINESS ENGLISH3
Select 2-4 units of the following:2-4
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS I
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS II
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS III
WORK EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS IV
Total Units18-20