Legal Administrative Specialist
This program prepares students for employment in an attorney’s office, law enforcement agency, government office, insurance office and courthouse. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills that expand the traditional role of the Legal Assistant. Program content includes the use of technology to develop communications skills, higher level thinking skills, decision making skills; legal terminology; office procedures specific to the legal environment; transcription of legal documents from machine dictation; advanced features of business software applications including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as Internet Explorer; research of job opportunities; and the production of high quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.
This occupation has an average wage of $17.62 an hour, based on the Florida Occupational Employment and Wages for Polk County.
Legal Administrative Specialist:
|Course #||OCP||Course Title||Hours|
|OTA0040||A||Information Technology Assistant||150|
|OTA0041||B||Front Desk Specialist||300|
|OTA0050||D||Legal Administrative Specialist||450|
7:30 AM - 1:30 PM
After successfully completing this program, students are eligible to take the Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) National Certification Test and the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Test.