Legal Office

The Legal Office Program prepares students to enter a legal office environment. Qualities essential to work in this field include attention to detail/accuracy, adaptable personality/ interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, excellent writing and speaking skills, organizational skills, excellent keyboarding skill, and ability to multi-task. The program emphasizes legal office procedures, professionalism, terminology, transcribing and formatting legal documents. Students acquire the skills and knowledge to work in law firms, real estate offices, bank trust departments, and government agencies.

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2017–2018 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Full-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
2/12/2018 7/17/2018 (plus internship) M–Th 7:30am–4:00pm

Part-Time (evenings)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2017 7/17/2018 M–Th 12:00pm–4:00pm

 

2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time
8/21/2018 5/28/2019 (plus internship) T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm

 

Program Cost

 

 

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Earning Potential

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $15.79
  • Annual Salary = $32,840.00

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $22-27
  • Annual Salary = $46,240-$56,120

 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative assistant
  • Legal assistant
  • Legal secretary

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Bank trust departments
  • Community legal services program
  • Courts
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance agencies
  • Investment firms
  • Large corporations
  • Law firms
  • Real estate and title agencies

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