Legal Assistant Certificate

Legal Assistant Certificate

The Legal Assistant program is a 10-week course that provides a thorough knowledge of law office procedures including knowledge with the most used legal websites and case management software. Basic administrative skills are required for admission to this program. LSI awards a Certificate of Completion to each student who successfully completes this course.

Course Topics

  • Organization of courts and law firms
  • Various court systems
  • Document formatting, filing fees and costs
  • Correct office procedures
  • Professionalism and Confidentiality
  • Code of ethics
  • Interviewing clients
  • Civil litigation & discovery procedures and trial practice
  • Records management /Time management
  • Court’s Docket Analysis

Specialty workshops are offered in the following areas of law: Litigation, Real Estate, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Family Law. Emphasis is made in Ethics throughout the entire program. A review of most commonly used legal websites and software such as Summation, Concordance, Trial Graphics and others will be covered.