Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma

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Become an important member of any legal team as a legal administrative assistant.

Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma
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Quick Facts

Total Program Credits:
57 Credits

Transfer Credits:
Transfer in up to 75% of the program
*Prior learning and work experience may count toward program credit

Program Length:
5 quarters full time
15 months with year-round classes

Employment Rate:
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Salary Range:
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With Globe University’s Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma, you can learn how to be a vital cog in a law office.

Our courses are aimed at providing specialized legal training related to office technology and procedures, preparing you for an entry-level position as a legal administrative assistant.

Our diploma classes cover:

  • Legal terminology
  • Law office procedures and technology
  • American legal systems
  • Legal research methods

Globe University’s Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma prepares students to understand several aspects of law office work, including:

  • Fees and billing procedures
  • Scheduling and calendaring
  • Preparation and maintenance of case files
  • Preparation of law office forms
  • Use of legal-specific software applications

Our program can be completed in just 15 months of year-round, full-time study.

You’ll learn how to prepare legal documents and conduct legal research, providing you with the knowledge and office skills needed for a career as a legal administrative assistant.

Do you want to learn more about becoming a legal administrative assistant or any other legal discipline? Call 1-877-303-6060 or request more information. We will be happy to answer any questions or schedule a tour of a campus near you.

Legal Terminology

This is a concentrated study of terminology used in the legal process. Students learn the proper use of legal terminology through reading and practice. Legal terms are spelled, defined and applied to real situations that occur in the legal field.

Introduction to the Legal Profession

This course is an overview of the legal profession. It examines the range of employment settings, work responsibilities, job requirements and career opportunities in the legal field. The course surveys the knowledge, abilities, skills and technologies employed in the practice of law with emphasis on legal and ethical constraints.

Legal Research I

Students perform legal research using texts and the computer. They learn fundamentals of legal analysis relating to primary law and secondary law and correct citation format, as well as how to use the law library, electronic resources and a range of other tools to find relevant primary and secondary law. Students receive instruction in Westlaw.

American Legal Systems

This course analyzes the function and workings of American courts; their influence on politics and society; the roles of judges, courses and lawyers; and the concept of law as a coherent system. Students incorporate current legal events as they examine and debate the fundamental history, structure and jurisprudential cornerstones of the modern American legal system.

Law Office Procedures and Technology

This course familiarizes students with practical inner workings of a law office. Topics include office organization, legal terminology, fees and billing procedures, scheduling and calendaring, preparation and maintenance of case files, preparation of law office forms, and an introduction to a variety of legal-specific software applications.  

Here are a few examples of companies that have employed our graduates:

Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma Graduates July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2013

  • Eaton John Overbey Welles, LLP
  • Clifford and Raihala S.C. 
  • Medtox Laboratories, Inc.