Legal Office

The Legal Office Program prepares students to enter a legal office environment. Qualities essential to work in this field include attention to detail/accuracy, adaptable personality/ interpersonal skills, ability to work under pressure, excellent writing and speaking skills, organizational skills, excellent keyboarding skill, and ability to multi-task. The program emphasizes legal office procedures, professionalism, terminology, transcribing and formatting legal documents. Students acquire the skills and knowledge to work in law firms, real estate offices, bank trust departments, and government agencies.

                     

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2018–2019 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate. Internship begins after end date.

Part-Time (daytime)

Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/21/2018 5/28/2019 (plus internship) T,Th 7:30am–4:00pm Closed

 

Program Cost

 

 

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Earning Potential

Occupation Projected Job Growth 2014-2024 10% Wage 25% Wage Median Wage 90% Wage
Legal Secretary 9% 12.97/hr ($26,970/yr)

16.11/hr ($33,510/yr)

21.24/hr ($44,180/yr)

36.31/hr ($75,530/yr)
           

Wage information is based on the O*NET Online Occupational Database and Career One Stop for the Denver Metro Area. Entry-level employees can expect wages between the 10% and 25% rates in the first 1-3 years in a job. The 90% Wage is typical of someone who has been working in the occupation for 7 years or more. 

*Salary is not guaranteed and should be used as a guideline only. 

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative assistant
  • Legal assistant
  • Legal secretary

 

What types of companies might hire me?

  • Bank trust departments
  • Community legal services program
  • Courts
  • Government agencies
  • Insurance agencies
  • Investment firms
  • Large corporations
  • Law firms
  • Real estate and title agencies

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