Legal Office Administration Program Online

Legal Office Assistant program online

CD-ED grads enter the workplace as confident legal professionals

Get the Skills to Be a Legal Office Assistant in 64 Weeks Online

Legal Assistant Career Opportunities

Successful Legal Office Administration graduates are employed in a variety of interesting locations, including:

  • Law Offices
  • Court Systems
  • Insurance Companies
  • Real Estate
  • Government Departments
  • Healthcare & Social Assistance Organizations
    And More!

As a Legal Office Administrator, sometimes called Legal Secretary, you’ll work closely with lawyers, prosecutors and public defenders and be directly involved in legal proceedings. You’ll provide administrative assistance and support to these professionals in legal environments.

The Legal, practical and clerical knowledge of Legal Office Administrators helps to keep the justice system running smoothly.

Focused Online Legal Administration Training

This is career-focused education. You won’t spend time working through electives or irrelevant content designed to drag out the program and drive up costs. Your program is tailored around you and getting into a rewarding professional position, without spending a ton of time and money sitting in a classroom.

Legal Office Admin graduates are skilled in:

  • Business English and Communications
  • Practical Business Math
  • Filing
  • Canadian Law
  • Business Law
  • Procedures for the Canadian Legal Office
  • Legal Terminology and Legal Transcription
  • Keyboarding

The Legal Office Administration online course is an entry level program which equips the student to be able to learn decision-making concepts, global issues, values and ethics, and social responsibility.

The program is led by experienced legal administration professionals. As a student you benefit from firsthand industry knowledge of what employers expect and what it’s really like to work  in legal office administration.

You’ll feel confident moving into a professional legal setting after completing this 64 week program.

Microsoft Certification – Paid for by CD-ED

Getting familiar with Microsoft Office is a big part of the Legal Office Administration training. As you complete each Microsoft Office-based module, you’ll feel fully prepared for the corresponding Microsoft certification test. Plus, you’ll receive a voucher from CD-ED to cover the cost of the exam.

If you feel unsure of your current computer skills, don’t worry. Instructors will work with you at your pace.

Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out!
Take the CD-ED “Career Training Readiness Quiz”

The fun, online quiz takes 3-minutes to complete and you’ll get a personalized report. Identify your strengths and social style plus the training and positions you’re best suited for.
Get Your Career Training Readiness score now.

About Distance Education & Learning Online

Online Education has grown enormously over the past 10 years and is recognized by employers as equivalent to traditional classroom training. The CD-ED program includes all the theory and practical training of traditional learning, without the set schedule, costly commute or rigid lesson plans of traditional learning.

But it’s not right for everyone.

Online Learning requires discipline and time management skills. We recommend students be able to devote 20 hours per week to their program.

Program Curriculum

20 hrs/wk, 64 Weeks, 1280 Hours

Weeks Hours Code Module Subject
1-5 90 COC 104 Word
6-11 102 MAT 106 Excel
12-18 119 COC 203 Business English & Communication
19-23 90 MAT 102 Practical Business Math
24 17 COM 102 Filing
25-38 238 BUS 103 Canadian Law
39-44 102 BUS 104 Business Law
45-56 216 BUS 106 Legal Office Procedures (Canada)
57-64 144 BUS 105 Legal Transcription
1-64 162 COC 106 Keyboarding runs concurrently

Required For Enrollment: All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent prior to enrollment. For any questions about eligibility, please call 1-866-369-6050 to speak with a knowledgeable CD-ED Admissions Advisor.

Online Services & Community Learning

As a CD-ED student, you may be learning on your own schedule – but you’re far from on your own. Our student website ensures that you’ll never feel alone, with access to course-wide discussions, live chats and a private messaging system that allow you to interact with as many (or as few!) fellow students as you wish. Plus, you have access to and continual interaction with your instructors.

  • Convenient Online Learning Platform
  • Unlimited Instructor Support
  • 24/7 Access to Resources
  • Industry Software & Materials

Is Legal Office Administration Right For You?

Get More Info…

If you’re interested in learning more about careers in Legal Office Administration, and exploring whether Online Learning with CD-ED is right for you, fill out the form on the side of this page to receive information.

A helpful CD-ED Admissions Specialist will be happy to answer any questions and can help with everything from career paths to financial aid.