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2013-2014 College Catalog 
2013-2014 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Administration – Legal Secretary Certificate

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Office Administration - Legal Secretary

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 microcomputer, tablets, etc. 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.

Electives: 3 Semester Hours

 Students must select a minimum of 6 credit hours from RLS, BUS, PRL, OAD, or CIS courses.

Total Hours Required for Certificate: 55

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