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Basic Program

The Basic Program focuses on legal office procedures, document preparation and legal principles.
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Topics Covered

  • What it means to be a Lawyer's Assistant
  • Careers in the legal field
  • File Set-up and Maintenance
  • Court Systems
  • Document Management
  • Pre-Trial Preparation
  • Legal Forms and Procedures
  • Trial Documents
  • Ethics
  • and much more...

Welcome to the Lawyer's Assistant Institute (LAI)

Learn the skills you need to become a Lawyer's Assistant, at home and at your own pace. You'll learn valuable information about records management, PC and Internet basics, time and stress management and administrative office procedures. When you become a lawyer's assistan, you will discover many interesting and varied responsibilities. You will be performing a critical function that will aid a law firm to run more efficiently and smoothly, while earning the respect of the lawyers that we will be supporting.

You will learn skills that are in demand and have the opportunity to earn great money in a profession that will always exist. As a trained legal secretary, you will be able to work in a law firm, corporate legal department, government agency. You will support lawyers, paralegals, judges and other legal professionals.

Our program includes all the lessons and learning aids you will need. There will also be opportunities to enhance these lessons with additional educational tools. In your own time and pace you will be able to gather all the skills necessary to enter the legal profession.

In today's litigious society, Lawyer's Assistants earn an average of $51,000 a year. However, with experience, you could possibly earn over $81,000 per year. The U.S. Department of Labor reports that the demand for Lawyer's Assistants will continue to increase nearly 19.5% over the next six years. This will mean more than 290,000 new job openings by 2019.

Our lawyer's assistant program will give you the important fundamental tools necessary to start work in the legal field. The curriculum includes:

  • Administrative Procedures
  • Calendaring/Organization
  • Technology current used in the legal field
  • Document Preparation
  • Ethics and Professional Conduct... to name a few.

When I first enrolled in Legal Secretary Institute's legal secretarial program, I thought I was going to get the basic information most other courses offer, but during the classes, I realized this course was different... read more

Jennifer L.