Law Office Management Certificate

This unique program trains and updates those interested in the varied aspects of the law office and business environment. This is a one-semester course designed to provide working professionals with management principles and concepts, functional and organizational applications, human resource management, supervisory techniques, managing financial resources and ethical responsibilities.

This comprehensive course in Law Office Management is designed to provide students with the necessary skills to perform as excellent law office managers in today's law firms, legal departments or governmental agencies and private corporations. It prepares those interested in seeking a career change in a practical fashion, to excel in the management of today's law office. Speakers and experts in this field add credibility and practicality to this program. LSI awards a Certificate of Completion to each student who successfully completes this course.

Course Topics

  • Legal Industry
  • Organizational structure
  • Human resource management
  • Recruiting
  • Supervisory techniques in a professional setting
  • Managing financial resources and reports
  • Time keeping and effective billing
  • Information systems
  • Operating budgets and database management
  • Maintaining Trust Account
  • Legal constraints
  • Communication and the legal profession
  • Ethical responsibilities

Job Placement Assistance

Job placement assistance is provided to our students and includes opportunities in government agencies, law firms, and private sector legal departments. The administration encourages students to work in the legal field to gain experience. All offers of employment are displayed on the bulletin board at the Legal Studies office located in RDB 1003 and are announced in class.