Legal Office

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Our Legal Office program — one of the only programs of its kind in the Denver area — is focused on preparing students for entry-level legal office positions.

Students gain the skills and knowledge to work in law firms, real estate offices, bank trust departments, and government agencies. Students earn the law, prepare legal documents, understand legal terminology and procedures, and work in a multi-task 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. 

Earn your certificate in our Legal Office program for $4,463. Additional costs for books and materials may apply.           You could earn up to $57,600 per year starting salary as a Legal Secretary.          Go to school part-time for 9 months and become a Legal Assistant in the Legal Office program.

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Learn more about career advancement, licensing and credit transfering for Legal Office and other Health Science and Administration programs with our HSA Road Map.

2019–2020 Program Dates

Please note that end dates are approximate.


Start Date End Date Days Time Status
8/20/2019 5/26/2020 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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