Legal Assistant Diploma
31 Weeks 27 In-Class 4 Practicum
Online Classroom Blended
The Legal Assistant Diploma program at ABM College prepares students to enter any legal, corporate, or judicial setting and provide excellent legal assistance and administrative support. Students learn industry rules and regulations, proper spelling, grammar and writing, transcription techniques, legal document review and preparation, file system and information management, workflow schedule and deadline management, as well as relevant computer software to effectively manage correspondence, documents, databases and more. Students end with a 4-week practicum placement to translate their education into real work experience.
The ABM College Legal Assistant Diploma program combines a solid foundation of office skills with an emphasis on how those skills are used in law offices. Practical, hands-on training provides students with the opportunity to learn the principles of office procedures, terminology, and accounting as they are used in the legal industry.
In addition to this, our Legal Assistant program introduces the different areas of specialization in legal practice. These include corporate and business law, criminal law, family law, civil litigation, real estate law, and wills and estate law. The program gives participants training in the solid communication and technical skills needed to serve these diverse areas, as well as the interpersonal and soft skills that will build the confidence needed to assist the variety of clients encountered in this profession.
Included in this program is a one-month practicum, which enables students to apply their in-class theory to a real world setting. Arranged at reputable Law Offices and Court Houses, this practicum allows students to get a clear understanding of the demands of work and creates a clear path to enter into the workforce following graduation.
The fun, online quiz takes 3 minutes to complete and you will get a personalized report that identifies your strengths and social style, plus the type of training and positions you are best suited for.Take the quiz
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