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Get the Skills to Be a Legal Office Administrator

Legal Office Administration diploma online
CD-ED Legal Office Administration program grads enter the workplace as confident legal professionals

70 Weeks Online Legal Office Administration Program

Legal Office Administration Career Opportunities

Successful Legal Office Administration program 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 Office 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 Administration graduates are skilled in:

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Business English & Communications
  • Practical Business Math
  • Filing
  • Canadian Law
  • Business Law
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Legal Terminology & Transcription
  • Keyboarding

The online courses in the Legal Office Administration program are entry level courses that equip students to be able to learn decision-making concepts, global issues, values and ethics, and social responsibility.

The program is led by experienced legal office 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 70-week program.

I’m the first in my family to have graduated with a college degree and I was so proud of myself. If you’re ready to meet a group of people that will be there for your educational journey 110% of the way, then I encourage you to apply.
Justin Wade, LOA Graduate

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 course, 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 have questions about creating a study schedule, don’t worry. Instructors can assist.

Meet our Legal Office Administration instructor, Ashley, and hear about her experience!

Is Online Career Training Right for You? Take the Centre for Distance Education “Online Career Training Readiness Quiz”

This 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 Online Career Training Readiness score now >>

About Online Learning & Distance Education

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. You will be required to devote 20 hours per week to this program.

CD-ED was such an excellent fit to my lifestyle. I didn’t want to have to stop work to take a full time course. I wanted to keep on earning and gaining experience while I was learning. From the beginning, the teaching and support staff at CD-ED were helpful and knowledgeable. I had help to find the course that best suited me and what I wanted to get from my school experience, I was given help to figure out financing, and it was all done without the process being rushed. If you, like me, can’t see yourself back in a classroom setting and would rather do things on your own time in your own way, then this will be the perfect choice for you!
Kristin Cote, LOA Student

Program Curriculum

20 hrs/wk, 70 Weeks, 1440 Hours

WeeksHoursCodeCourse Subject
238STU 101Essentials of Student Success
595COC 104Microsoft Word
6114MAT 106Microsoft Excel
7133ENG 102Business English & Communications
357MAT 103Practical Business Math
119COM 102Filing
119OHS 100Occupational Health & Safety
13247LAW 101Canadian Law
6114LAW 102Business Law
12228LAW 103Procedures for the Canadian Legal Office
476PRO 200Professionalism & Ethics
8152LAW 104Legal Terminology and Legal Transcription
280LAW 105Practicum
68COC 105Keyboarding (Concurrent)

The best way to see if the Centre for Distance Education is right for you is to contact an admissions representative. Get more information about career opportunities, our programs, and financial aid options. Get more info now >>

Required For Enrollment: All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent prior to enrollment. For any questions about eligibility, please call 1-866-446-5898 to speak with a knowledgeable CD-ED Admissions Representative.

Online Services & Community Learning

As a CD-ED student, you may be learning at home – 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 will have weekly interaction with your instructors.

  • Convenient Online Learning Platform
  • Instructor Support
  • Access to Online Resources
  • Industry Software & Materials

Is a Career in 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 this page to receive more information or take our online training readiness quiz!

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

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-866-446-5898