Legal Office Professional--Basic
Certificate of Achievement
Career/Technical (Major Code: C2355)
The Legal Office Professional program prepares students to work in a legal office. Our curriculum is designed to provide the learner with a foundation of technical and necessary clerical skills for an entry-level employment. Emphasizes structure of the court system, legal terminology, and the preparation of legal documents in the areas of civil litigation, family law, wills and probate, and criminal law. Develops word processing and English language skills. An added feature is that students have an option of working toward a legal specialty in family law, civil litigation, criminal law, business law, international business law, immigration law, and will, trusts and probate. Students who successfully complete the program will gain entry-level employment as legal secretaries, legal assistants, legal support staff and case assistants in a law office environment, legal services, local or State government agencies.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
- Student will 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.
- Student will interact properly and ethically in a legal environment with people of diverse backgrounds at work and in the community providing quality customer service.
- Student will 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.
|BUS 73||KEYBOARDING SPEED AND ACCURACY I||1|
|BUS 200A||MICROSOFT WORD: BEGINNING||2.5|
|BUS 200B||MICROSOFT WORD: ADVANCED||2.5|
|BUS 206||FILING AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT||2.5|
|BUS 210||BUSINESS ENGLISH||3|
|LEGL 255||INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LEGAL TERMINOLOGY||3|
|LEGL 270||COMPUTER SKILLS FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS||2.5|