The Legal Office Support certificate is a short-term training program specifically designed for students interested in acquiring the skills needed for entry-level positions in small to medium law firms. Training focuses on developing a high level of proficiency in keyboarding and word processing, preparing various legal documents, and understanding legal office ethics and procedures. Students learn how to prepare court and client documents related to various legal specialties such as litigation, contracts, torts, criminal law, family law, real estate, wills and estates.
Courses in this certificate are transferable to the Legal Administrative Assistant (degree) program.
Simultaneous awarding of Certificate and Degree policy: Certificates whose coursework is embedded in an Associate's degree program will not be awarded simultaneously in the same term as the degree is awarded; i.e. Legal Administrative Assistant(LAD) and Office Support Certificate(OFC) or Legal Office Support Certificate(LOS).
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