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The Legal Office Assistant certificate program is a one-year program designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to become employed as legal office support staff. Upon sucessful completion of this program, students will be able to accurately manage legal documents; analyze and evaluate data and information; create and maintain a variety of calendars, databases, spreadsheets and business correspondence; use a variety of specialized legal software packages with proficiency; effectively communicate through oral and written techniques; and apply a variety of office management concepts to the automated law office environment.

Graduation Requirements (33-35 credits)

After successfully completing the requirements of the Legal Office Assistant Program, a student should be prepared to:

Demonstrate the ability to accurately perform legal document management skills.
Analyze and evaluate data and information.
Create and maintain a variety of calendars, databases, spreadsheets, and business correspondence.
Demonstrate the ability to use a variety of specialized legal software packages with proficiency.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively communicate through oral and written techniques.
Demonstrate the ability to apply a variety of legal management concepts in the automated office environment.