Diploma in Legal Assistant
While lawyers assume ultimate responsibility for legal work, they often delegate many of their tasks to legal assistants. If you want to work as a legal administrative assistant, consider earning your legal assistant certificate or diploma with Charter College.
The Charter College Legal Assistant training program has been designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as legal assistants/paralegals who assist attorneys in settings that include law offices, firms, agencies and other governmental entities. The content of the Legal Assistant program is intended to provide the student with specialized training in legal research and writing and in the substantive areas of law including family law, criminal law and procedure, real estate law, torts, contracts, evidence, business law, and legal office operations.
The Legal Assistant program prepares graduates to seek entry-level employment as legal assistants, or paralegals, in law offices and government agencies. Experienced, formally trained Legal Assistants should have the best employment opportunities. Typical job titles for Legal Assistants entering the field include Legal Assistant, Paralegal, Legal Researcher, and Litigation Assistant.
If you want to become a legal assistant in California, start your training at Charter College today. The Legal Assistant Diploma program is offered in Canyon Country, Lancaster, and Long Beach, CA.
- Legal research and writing
- Family law, criminal law and procedure, real estate law, business law
- Torts, contracts, evidence
- Legal office operations
- Office computer programs
- Mathematical and orderly reasoning
- Written and oral communication
Earn a Diploma in Legal Assistant in just 13 months. Charter College starts classes every five weeks providing unparalleled flexibility and our unique accelerated learning approach helps you to graduate on time.