Legal Secretary Certificate Course

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Course Information
Course Type
Certificate Programs
Location Online
Instructor Center for Legal Studies Term
Spring 2017
Fee
$
645
Day & Time See Course Description

Course Description

This intensive program is designed for both beginning and experienced secretaries who are interested in improving their skills and working more efficiently within the law office. Students will study such topics as: legal terminology; legal process; jurisdiction and venue; ethics; written communications including letters, pleadings, discovery, notices and motions; filing procedures, billing and accounting; time management; records management; an overview of commonly used word and data processing programs; legal research; memoranda preparation, and citation format.

Choose from 6 Convenient Sessions

  • Session 1: January 8-February 23
  • Session 2: March 5-April 20
  • Session 3: April 30-June 15
  • Session 4: June 25-August 10
  • Session 5: August 20-October 5
  • Session 6: October 15-November 30