Legal Secretary

This program teaches you all the skills you need to work for a lawyer in a law office
Temecula, CA P.O. Box 760,, Temecula, CA 92593
(951) 9723600

Course at a Glance

Mode of learning : Online - Instructor Lead(LVC)

Domain / Subject : Business & Management

Function : General

Trainer name : Katherine Squires Pang

Duration : 350 Hours

Difficulty : Medium

Legal Secretary

This program teaches you all the skills you need to work for a lawyer in a law office. You will master everything from legal office management and accounting to legal terminology and legal writing. This program will prepare you for the National Association of Legal Professionals (NALS) Accredited Legal Secretary (ALS) examination.


This program will prepare you for a career as a legal secretary in a law office, law firm, non-profit agency, or governmental agency. Upon completion, you'll know how to:

  • Manage the front end of a legal office.
  • Attend to accounting and QuickBooks details for attorneys.
  • Use legal terminology effectively.
  • Complete basic legal writing tasks.
  • Manage projects in legal offices.
  • Communicate persuasively and effectively.


Textbooks included in the cost of the program are:

  • Office Procedures for the Legal Professional
  • Gregg Reference Manual
  • Harvard Business Essentials: Power, Influence and Persuasion
  • Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting for the Successful Small Business
  • Bookkeeping Made Simple
  • Dictionary of Legal Terms
  • Accouting for Managers

This program is compatible with both PC and Mac computers.  PCs require Windows XP or later operating systems with IE8 or later browsers. Mac computers require Safari browser.  (A high-speed Internet connection is hightly recommended.)  In addition, you may require Adobe Reader, Flash Plug-in, and a QuickTime plug-in on your computer (all are available through free downloads).  PowerPoint is also required for the program.

Hardware Requirements:

  • For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1.8 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card
  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color


This program is for you if you have a high school diploma or GED and you want to work for a lawyer in a legal setting such as a law office, a law firm, an in-house legal department, or a governmental or non-profit agency. You do not need any prior experience or training in this field. You should have an Internet connection and e-mailing capabilities and be familiar with using the Internet.

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Legal Secretary Program
  • Law Office Management
  • Legal Terminology
  • Introduction to the Legal System
  • Legal Writing
  • Midterm Exam
  • Persuasive Communication
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Excel
  • Introduction to Quickbooks
  • Project Management
  • Final Exam


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