Get the Skills for a Legal Support Career
Legal Studies Certificate Training Program Online or On Campus in as Little as 7 Months*!
All your life you loved watching those dramatic, cliff-hanging TV shows where at the center of the excitement was the Lawyer, either trying to defend their client or prosecute the defendant. You may have even dreamed one day you would be that person on TV mingling with the lawyers but then life may have gotten in the way. Well, it’s your time to prepare for a legal support career.
If this story sounds remotely like you, then now is the time to be re-inspired by lawyers, courtrooms, legal dockets, research and more and learn about Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers’ Legal Studies Certificate Training Program.
Becoming a Legal Support Professional
To be fully qualified to work in a law office it is imperative that you are proficient with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook. To compete in today’s global economy, well-trained individuals need to possess both the confidence and competency to perform as a company asset. Therefore you need the right skills to compete.
The Legal Studies coursework includes:
- Introduction to Law
- Business Law
- American Government
- Legal Research and Writing
- Law Office Procedures
- Law Office Management
The Legal Studies Certificate Training Program prepares students for work in business, government, non-profit or educational settings. Upon successful graduation, students are prepared for positions such as Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Office Clerks, Administrative Assistants, Receptionists and more.
Flexible Online and On-Campus Training
You can choose to study at one of our two Miami campuses (Kendall or North Dade) or take advantage of our online training options. However you choose to study, our knowledgeable, caring, and friendly staff will be on hand to give you the support and encouragement you need.
Affordable, Career-Focused Education
Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers provides students with the career-ready skills in preparation for job opportunities in any business environment.
Equipping our students with the skills they need for a competitive job market is how Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers got started over 20 years ago. We’ve helped thousands of students acquire the computer skills and job search confidence to improve their employment security.
Our programs are designed so you get the skills you need in less time by offering:
- Career-focused education: You get the high-demand skills employers look for.
- Flexible scheduling: Classes are available when you are available. Certificate programs can be completed in less than a year, in normal time.
- Financial aid to those who qualify: Our caring staff will enable you to take your time as you apply through the financial aid process. We’re here to make it easier.
- Classes starting every two weeks: You don’t have to wait months to get started. The sooner you start, the sooner you graduate.
- Placement assistance: We won’t stop helping until our graduates looking to work are working.
Are You Career Training Ready? Find Out! Take the Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers “Career Training Readiness Quiz”
The 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 Career Training Readiness score now.
|Introduction to Law||Basic||LAW101||3|
|Legal Research and Writing||Comprehensive||LAW102||3|
|Law Office Procedures I||Comprehensive||LAW103||3|
|Law Office Management||Comprehensives||LAW105||3|
Already have some educational background? We accept eligible transfer credits for previous courses taken. Talk with an Admissions Consultant to see if you have transfer credits.
Career opportunities our Legal Studies Training Program graduates qualify for are:
Law Office Manager
Be the cornerstone of any successful business by managing records, client communications, staff and calendars.
Find yourself in the center of the law office preparing and processing documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.
You play a critical role in the law office with preparing affidavits, correspondence, trial preparation through organizing documents and meeting with clients and other professionals to discuss case details.
Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.
General office clerks perform a variety of administrative tasks, including answering telephones, typing or word processing, making copies of documents, and maintaining records.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, at www.bls.gov Occupational Outlook Handbook below are the expected job growth rates by position through 2022.
|Legal Assistant||17%||Legal Secretary||12%||Law Office Administrator||12%|
|Receptionist||14%||Office Clerk||6%||Law Office Manager||17%|
“Right now, it feels good to be in a job where I can use the things I learned. It’s hard to describe how stressful it was before this. No real skills meant that I just couldn’t find a good job. Thanks to Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers, I won’t have to worry about that anymore. I’m so thankful to everyone who helped me.”
– Kathleen, Sullivan and Cogilano Training Centers Graduate
Is a Career in the Legal Support Industry Right for you? Get More Info…
Are you ready to move ahead with your education and your career? Fill out the form to get more information and see if the Legal Studies Certificate Program at Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers is right for you.
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* 7 month program length when completed in normal time.