Legal Administrative Assistant Career

Legal Administrative Assistant Career

Globe University’s Legal Administrative Assistant program can prepare you to step into an entry-level position in a law office.

Attorneys rely on their administrative assistants for support. Legal administrative assistants keep offices running smoothly, assisting with legal services and interacting with clients.

The primary employers of legal administrative assistants are legal service providers, local and state governments, private companies and insurance carriers.

Legal Administrative Assistant Job Description

Legal administrative assistants have a number of duties, which can include:

  • Maintaining files
  • Office management
  • Preparing legal papers
  • Drafting correspondence—summonses, complaints, motions and subpoenas
  • Scheduling
  • Preparing forms
  • Using legal-specific software

Job Outlook for Legal Administrative Assistants

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 17 percent growth for paralegals and legal assistants through 2022.

The average growth for all professions during that timeframe is 11 percent, according to the BLS.

Preparing for a Career as a Legal Administrative Assistant

Globe University offers a legal administrative assistant diploma.

Call 1-877-303-6060 or contact college admissions today to learn more about our program.