EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Alexandria Technical & Community College

Both the Legal Administrative Assistant AAS and the Legal Secretary Diploma programs prepare students for many specialized administrative support roles in the legal field and other areas of business. Coursework includes extensive training in the preparation and handling of legal documents such as affidavits, wills, pleadings, deeds, discovery documents, etc. The program stresses the importance of accuracy, productivity, and ethical considerations in the legal environment while maintaining confidentiality. Typically, students complete the Legal Administrative Assistant AAS program in four semesters. Students may also elect to complete the Legal Administrative Assistant degree with a concentration in Administrative Office Management.

 

In addition to legal correspondence, attorney timekeeping, client billing, case management, and other day-to-day operations, the fast paced law firms of today require an advanced knowledge of word processing techniques. Students gather and process client data using both traditional and automated methods. Rapid technological development requires legal support staff to utilize word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and specialized software applications. Students explore these applications while developing computer proficiency.

Anoka Technical College

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The Anoka Technical College Legal Administrative Assistant program includes degree and diploma options developed by legal professionals. This online program combines basic administrative assistant courses with specialized legal courses to provide graduates a broad based skill set for success in the work place.

Globe University Minnesota School of Business

Earn a Degree in Legal Science, Work for Justice
 

If you have a passion for justice and want to help protect the rights that make our society great, consider a career in the legal sciences. Minnesota School of Business will provide the training, you provide the commitment. The following programs provide employer-requested skills.

  • Criminal Justice. Bachelor's and associate degree programs, online and at various campus locations. Prepare for a position in security, corrections, investigations or law enforcement support.

  • Paralegal. Bachelor's degree and associate degree programs, online and at various campus locations. Support attorneys as you perform legal research, interview clients, prepare legal documents and analyze evidence.

  • Legal Administrative Assistant. Diploma. Learn office, computer and legal skills for the law office or corporate legal department.

Inver Hills Community College

This program is designed for students interested in a concentrated program in the legal administrative assistant field. Lawyers must rely on competent, skillful assistants who are flexible, resourceful and responsible. Legal administrative assistants, also known as legal secretaries, are indispensable assets to the legal profession. Students learn the responsibilities of the legal administrative assistant, including a complete introduction to the law, legal procedures and court systems, as well as necessary office and computer skills. Graduates may become employed in private attorneys’ offices, corporate legal departments or governmental legal offices.

Minneapolis Community & Technical College

Join the fast-paced world of the legal industry through MCTC’s Legal Administrative Assistant program. You’ll get excellent training in a unique program that is part of a partnership with the 12 largest Downtown Minneapolis law firms. An exciting career awaits you after you complete this hands-on program that gives you an edge-up in landing jobs.

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