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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Office Management and Technology - Legal Secretary, Certificate

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A legal secretary prepares legal papers and correspondence of a legal nature, such as wills, summonses, complaints, motions, and subpoenas using electronic devices such as a microcomputer or tablets. Legal secretaries often provide lawyers with direct assistance, such as helping with research for cases, gathering necessary documents for trials, and submitting paperwork to courthouses. Other duties may include scheduling client appointments, answering calls, taking notes during legal meetings, and maintaining the firm’s legal research references.

Area I - Written Composition: 3 Hours

Area II - Humanities and Fine Arts: 3 Hours

Area III - Natural Science or Mathematics: 6 Hours

Area IV - History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 1 Hour

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 52 Hours

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