Legal Secretary/Assistant Program

legal assistant photoThis is a fast track program for individuals who are currently working in a general office position and want to enter the legal field. The program emphasis is on legal office procedures, legal terminology, transcribing, and formatting legal documents. Students entering this program must show they are proficient in the following: 45 to 50 wpm on a five-minute timing with no more than five errors and CIS 118 Intro PC Applications.

Why consider becoming a legal administrative assistant?

yellow check markEarn salaries of $22,000 - $50,000 per year depending on experience

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Utilize your skills by working in a multi-task environment

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Learn to prepare legal documents

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Flexible class schedules make learning convenient

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Acquire an understanding of legal terminology and procedures

What is the average pay for legal administrative assistant jobs?

Entry-level

  • Hourly Pay = $21.06
  • Annual Salary = $43,807

Experienced

  • Hourly Pay = $27.70
  • Annual Salary = $57,617

Legal Support Workers

  • Hourly Pay = $14.89 - $28.24
  • Annual Salary = $30,972 - $58,735

Administrative assistantWhat types of jobs can I choose to learn?

  • Legal assistant
  • Legal secretary

What types of companies can I work for?

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

Program Details

Program Start Dates:

  • Day Program: March 12, 2014 and April 9, 2014.
  • Eventing Program: Hybrid online classes with monthy start dates.

Class Hours:

  • Day Program: Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Evening Program: Monday - Thursday; 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Cost

  • Total Contact Hours: 421.25
  • Total Credit Hours: 22 Hours
  • Estimated Program Cost: $2,244.00 plus books and materials
  • Estimated Time to Complete: day program - 5 months; evening program - 16 months
  • The estimated costs are for reference only. Exact prices will be assigned during the registration process.

 

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office: 720-423-4744
Financial Aid Fax: 720-423-4903
Hours: M-W 8am-6pm; TH-F 8am-3pm

Note: Not all programs qualify. Please click on the Cost tab to see if your program qualifies.

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Events

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Farewell to the Block Party
Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Student Workshop: Metric System
Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Friday, May 2, 2014
Emily Griffith Fashion Show
Time: 3:30pm

From our teachers...

We place nearly 100% of our students who complete these programs. We have very good job contacts in these programs, with a lot of community support, which makes these very successful programs.

Terry Partridge
Current Faculty