Legal Administrative Assistant

Courses such as criminal law; wills, trusts and estates; and real estate will provide you with legal research and writing skills, knowledge of how to prepare for a trial, and an understanding of legal terminology. Graduates can work in positions such as Paralegal, legal office secretary or legal administrative assistant.

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Legal Administrative Assistant Program

Associate in Specialized Business Degree

CSB’s Legal Administrative Assistant program is designed for students to develop advanced level office, communications, and computer technology skills. Students also develop working knowledge of the legal terminology and office procedures involved in working in a legal office.

The coursework offers students the opportunity to learn legal research methods, to prepare trial and appellate procedures, and to draft legal documents. Students are also introduced to various fields of substantive law such as civil and criminal litigation, wills, trusts and estates, and family law.


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In addition to fundamental core subjects in communications and office technology as well as job preparation subjects, the student will also take the following specialized subjects:

  • Fundamentals of Legal Assisting
  • Legal Terminology
  • Legal Transcription I, II
  • Contracts
  • Business Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • Torts
  • Real Estate
  • Legal Research
  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Legal Writing I, II
  • Law Office Technology
  • Customer Service
  • Legal Office Secretary
  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Transcriptionist
  • Paralegal
  • MOS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint
  • IC3 Global Standard 3 Certification


Barbara Douglas
Legal Instructor
B.A. The Pennsylvania State University