Course Detail: LAC - Legal Assistant Certificate Program with Externship
Legal Assistants play one of the most important roles in the legal industry. Though individual attorneys are ultimately responsible for the legal work they produce and the strategies they devise, many tasks - from legal research and writing, source citing, filing, and others - are delegated to legal assistants. As such, it is imperative for successful Legal Assistants to have a fundamental understanding of the primary substantive and procedural elements applicable to the practice of law so that they can support the attorneys as best as possible. To be as successful as possible on the job, Legal Assistants require a broad understanding of the law, various civil litigation principles where Legal Assistants are used most often as well as the ethical considerations that affect every aspect of the job. This program provides students with a comprehensive understanding of professional responsibility in the legal field and how these laws apply to all legal staff, specifically.

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Legal Assistant Certificate Program

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