Douglas College

Legal Administrative Assistant

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Degree:Certificate; Co-op
Field of Study:Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary
Description:Students in this program are trained in legal office procedures, legal terminology, court systems, legal record keeping, bookkeeping, billing clients and the preparation, filing and service of legal documents in the areas of wills and estates, family law, litigation, corporate law and conveyancing. In addition, the students will become highly proficient in keyboarding, machine transcription (dicta typing) and a variety of computer programs. Upon successful completion of program requirements, students will be eligible to apply for an Office Administration Certificate - Legal Administrative Assistant Option.
URL:Legal Administrative Assistant at Douglas College
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Legal SecretariesCourt RecordersCourt Clerks

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade11 English 

Douglas College general admission requirements must also be met. Full-time students require a typing speed of 40 net words per minute. Part-time students do not require a specific keyboarding speed for entry.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 07, 2010