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Legal Secretary

Responsible for preparing and processing legal documents such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions, and pretrial agreements. A Legal Secretary assists attorneys by performing research to identify laws and court decisions relevant to pending cases; collecting information such as employment, medical, and other records; and submitting information from research for attorney review and approval. A person in this position also organizes and maintains law libraries and document and case files and completes various forms, such as accident reports, trial and courtroom requests, and applications for clients. A Legal Secretary is often called upon to attend legal meetings, such as client interviews, hearings, or depositions, and take notes. Other duties may include drafting and typing office correspondence and other documents and mailing, faxing, or arranging for delivery of legal correspondence to clients, witnesses, and court officials.

Required (Select 3)
Product Name/Outline
Business Communication
Legal Secretarial Skills (U.S.)
Typing Speed & Accuracy

Elective 1 (Select 4)
Product Name/Outline
Business Ethics Awareness (U.S.)
Business Writing
Editing & Proofing (Chicago Style)
Filing (U.S.)
ITAA Information Security Awareness
Internet Research Techniques and Resources (U.S.)
Legal Research (U.S.)
Listening Skills
Office Procedures (U.S.)
Spelling (U.S.)
Telephone Etiquette
Written English
Written English (UK)

Elective 2 (Select 1)
Product Name/Outline
CorelDRAW 9.0
Lotus 1-2-3 9.5
Lotus Freelance Graphics 9.5
MS Excel 2000
MS Excel 2000 Fundamentals
MS Excel 2000 Fundamentals (Interactive)
MS Excel 2002
MS Excel 2002 Fundamentals
MS Excel 2003
MS Excel 2003 Fundamentals
MS Excel 2007
MS Excel 97
MS Excel 97 Fundamentals
MS Outlook 2000 Fundamentals
MS Outlook 2002 Fundamentals
MS Outlook 2003 Fundamentals
MS PowerPoint 2000
MS PowerPoint 2000 Fundamentals
MS PowerPoint 2002
MS PowerPoint 2002 Fundamentals
MS PowerPoint 2003
MS PowerPoint 97
MS PowerPoint 97 Fundamentals

Elective 3 (Select 1)
Product Name/Outline
Corel WordPerfect 9.0
Lotus Word Pro 9.5
MS Word 2000
MS Word 2002
MS Word 2003
MS Word 97