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Course: Legal Assistant/Secretary Specialist + Microsoft Office 2016 Program
Program Length: 990
Course Type: Mentor Supported
Description:

Legal Assistants coordinate office activities for Attorneys or Administrative Law Examiners. Legal Assistants perform a variety of legal secretarial duties such as scheduling hearings, preparing legal documents, docketing cases and providing data and direction to others. The work requires knowledge of legal, secretarial, and office practices. Our Legal Secretary Specialist program takes the training to another level for individuals looking to work in a legal office setting. Individuals will learn the necessary skills to becoming a successful legal assistant, study and understand the law and prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam.
Understanding the Law The US legal system plays an ever-increasing role in our lives. Our Understanding the Law course helps you become engaged in the study of US law by examining how various aspects of law affect individuals.  We use hypothetical and real world examples to illustrate important points of the law and to inspire insight. This course also incorporates extensive coverage of ethical issues, consumer rights, employee rights and family law. Students will discover the fundamental different types of US law, including international and comparative law in order to gain essential knowledge for today's global marketplace. 
Prerequisite(s): None
Administrative Assistant As an office professional, you only have to do one thing: everything! And there never seems to be enough time to do it all, much less learn how. But if you really want to ramp up your job performance – and add value to your employer – you need to take this Administrative Assistant course. This course offers an almost endless supply of savvy advice, great tips, proven tools, and powerful strategies for dealing with both everyday job responsibilities and requirements.
So whether you’re brushing up your skills, keeping up with new developments in business, increasing your own marketability, or just starting a challenging and rewarding career, this comprehensive course is just the right thing to move your career forward!  
Prerequisite: None
Legal Assistant (Secretary)Looking for a challenge? Do you like research and staying organized? Do you enjoy the excitement of a busy office? If so, then you should consider becoming a legal assistant or legal secretary. Legal assistants/secretaries perform clerical duties at law firms and other legal offices. Unlike regular assistants/secretaries, legal assistants require extensive knowledge of legal proceedings and documentation. They may do factual or legal research at all levels of a case and will often organize meetings, appointments and dates for attorneys. Our Legal Assistant/Legal Secretary course will introduce the basic duties of the job and the knowledge necessary to be successful in the field. 
Prerequisite & Recommendation: Student needs to have general secretarial training or experience. We highly recommend that the student also take a course in Understanding the Law to have a very solid background in the legal system. 
Microsoft® Office (MOS) 2016If you're looking for a way to get up to speed quickly on the newest version of Microsoft Office, this course offers step-by-step instructions to make it easy. Office 2016 has new features and tools to master, and whether you're upgrading from an earlier version or encountering the Office applications for the first time, you'll appreciate this simplified approach.
This course covers:

Microsoft Word 2016
Microsoft Excel 2016
Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Microsoft Outlook 2016
Microsoft Access 2016

Microsoft Office holds more than 90 percent of the market for Windows-based productivity suites. Our MS Office 2016 course makes this technology easy to understand, even for those who are new to computers.
NOTE: This course does NOT include the MS Office programs themselves. Students will need to have Office 2016 already installed on their computers. 
** Course Subject to Change.

Contact Information
Address:
1200 Taylor Road Montgomery, AL 36117