Legal Office Administration

You’ll develop the cultural awareness and critical thinking skills you need to analyze and produce a broad range of discourse in a full spectrum of careers — and to make a difference in whatever you do.

Course Description:

This course introduces to the field of Legal Office Administration. Students will develop the skills necessary to perform a variety of secretarial and administrative duties in law offices, legal departments of large firms, real estate companies, land title offices, municipal, provincial and federal courts and government. Students will learn processes, procedures and terminologies used in the Canadian legal system. Students will learn the computer skills necessary to perform the transcription and to use Document processing software as well as specialized legal software and prepare the legal documents such as deeds, wills, affidavits and briefs etc. Specialized Areas of practices which students will study during the course of the program includes Will’s estate, Corporate and Business Law, Real Estate Law, Family Law, Civil Litigation & Debt Collection etc.

Course Outline:

Course Outline:  
Essential Skills  
Microsoft Windows  
Word Level 1 and Level 2  
Excel Level 1 and Level 2  
PowerPoint  
Outlook  
Access  
Communications Essentials  
Business Communications  
Office Procedures  
Accounting Essentials  
Legal Terminology  
Legal Transcription  
Wills & Estates  
Corporate and Business Law  
Real Estate Law  
Family Law  
Civil Litigation & Debt collection  
Legal Software  

Course Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course student will be able to:

  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Produce presentations and written reports
  • Choose appropriate methods of business communication in a variety of situations
  • Develop, implement and maintain administrative procedures
  • Perform general clerical work, such as order supplies and maintain inventory
  • Billing procedures and practices
  • Prepare and key in correspondence and various legal documents, from handwritten copy, shorthand, and machine dictation using computers
  • Compile, Review, proofread and revise legal documents and reports to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage
  • Schedule appointments, meetings, and conferences for the employer
  • Set up and maintain electronic and hardcopy filing systems.
  • Obtain relevant information from other organizations or agencies and co-ordinate the flow of information internally
  • Perform accurate legal research and analysis.
  • Perform other general office work as required including preparing financial statements.
Career Opportunities  
Administrative assistant – legal  
Collection legal assistant  
Corporate finance legal assistant  
Corporate law administrative assistant  
Corporate law legal assistant  
Corporate records legal assistant  
Estate administrative assistant  
Estate secretary  
Family law legal assistant  
Legal administrative assistant  
Legal assistant  
Legal secretary  
Legal stenographer  
Litigation administrative assistant  
Mortgage and real estate legal assistant  
Real estate administrative assistant  
Real estate secretary  
Wills and estates legal assistant  
and more  
Course Duration:44 Weeks

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