Legal Office Assistant
Legal Office Assistant Program
MedCertify’s Legal Office Assistant prepares students for employment in legal practices, including family, civil and criminal law, anywhere in the United States. Students will gain the foundational skills and knowledge needed to start and advance in the legal field, including but not limited to court proceedings, legal documents, billing, litigation, and more. Students will also learn the Microsoft Office suite. These programs are almost universally used by legal office assistants nationwide. Students will take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS) exam upon course completion.
Microsoft Office – Word – 2 Weeks
Microsoft Office – Excel – 2 Weeks
Microsoft Office – Outlook – 1 Week
Microsoft Office – Powerpoint – 1 Week
Introduction to Legal Concepts Series – 2 Weeks
Legal Office Administration Series – 2 Weeks
Professional Office Development – 2 Weeks
Program Total Duration – 12 Weeks
The Legal Office Assistant program teaches students how to carryout out administrative duties within a legal office setting, such as preparing legal documents, drafting contracts, reviewing bills and invoices, and more. Along with learning and understanding basic office duties, students will are taught the following:
- Clear written and spoken communication
- Proper office dress and behavior
- Ethical conduct within a legal practice
- Gain an understanding of the different types and procedures of family, business, bankruptcy, and criminal law
- Self-management skills such as time and stress management
- Negotiation and conflict resolution skills
- Perform mathematical calculations that will be used in any office setting
- How to develop and deliver presentations for meetings and client pitches
- Problem-solving skills
- How to handle and manage diverse groups of employees and clients
Career & Certification
Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MOS)
Passing the Microsoft Office Specialist exam demonstrates you have a complete understanding of the MS suite and can get the most out of Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.
- Legal Assistant
- Legal Office Administrator
- File Clerk
- Legal researcher
- Litigation Assistant
- Legal Administrative Assistant
- Title examiner
Employment of legal assistants is projected to grow 12 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
There are a projected 43,000 openings for paralegals and legal assistants every year.
According to BLS.GOV, the median annual wage for legal assistants was $52,920 in 2020.
Career development with resume building and job placement assistance.
Students will have 6-months access to all the training material.
One certification exam fee is covered by us with tuition. *Ask for more details.
Scholarship Options Are Available
Students who enroll in MedCertify’s career training programs come from different backgrounds. Whether you’re a first-time student, recently unemployed or just seeking a new career, we provide different scholarship opportunities to help pay for your education. Please speak with one of our admissions representatives to discuss your scholarship options and opportunities.
The MyCAA (My Career Advancement Account) Scholarship is strictly for military spouses and is used as a workforce development program. In addition, the MyCAA scholarship provides up to $4,000 tuition assistance.
This scholarship will help military spouses cover the entire cost of courses at MedCertify as they pursue certificates and certifications necessary to gain employment in high-demand, high growth portable career fields, and occupations. Let an Admission Representative discuss the scholarship with you today!
The Army Credentialing Assistance (CA) program provides qualifying soldiers with up to $4,000 in educational benefits. Soldiers can utilize these benefits to pay for all necessary books, supplies, and associated materials required for an approved training course and/or exam. Utilization of this program helps to increase the Soldier’s value to and competitiveness of the Army through helping Soldiers attain industry recognized credentials. Credentialing Soldiers helps to improve overall Army readiness through retention of quality Soldiers. This further enhances Soldiers career progression, and provides Soldiers with skills and capabilities reflective of civilian qualifications. Funding is provided for voluntary off-duty courses and/or exams leading to an industry-recognized academic or vocational credential listed in the Army COOL website.
The Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) implemented Priority of Service for all Veterans to provide scholarship assistance through SWAs, local WIBs, One‐Stop Career Centers, and other targeted grantees.
Priority of service means the right of veterans to take precedence over a non‐covered person in obtaining all employment and training services.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program offers scholarships to certain dislocated workers in the United States. Adults that have been terminated or laid off (including self-employed), eligible for or exhausted unemployment income and unlikely to return to industry or occupation are eligible for this scholarship.
Spouses of a member of the Armed Forces who lost employment due to permanent change in duty station or is unemployed, underemployed and has difficulty finding or upgrading employment may also be eligible.
The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) is a program developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help improve the public workforce system and help low income adults and other eligible adults meeting certain criteria. WIOA also helps employers hire and retain skilled workers. MedCertify has partnered with the Department of Labor to offer courses that prepare students for national certification in the medical, business, and IT fields.