Belmont College

Legal Office Specialist Certificate (LGL)

View the required classes for the Legal Office Specialist Certificate.

Gainful Employment Information.

It’s the exciting, energizing world of legal America, and it awaits one who holds a Legal Office Specialist Certificate!  This program prepares you for entry level positions in:

  • Law firms
  • Corporate legal departments
  • Local, state, and federal government offices and agencies

Throughout the Legal Office Specialtist certificate program, you will gain crucial skills, via challenging situations and hands-on activities, in a multitude of legal areas.  These skills are essential in providing administrative support in law firms and other legal environments and include:

  • Understanding legal documents and terminology
  • Legal machine transcription
  • Legal office procedures
  • Word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, and database applications
  • Assisting with organization and preparation of closings, hearings, trials, reports, memos, and meetings
  • Preparing, analyzing, and organizing legal documents and information
  • Tracking case documents
  • Managing databases
  • Creating graphics for presentations

The fast-paced legal world awaits you as you enter the workplace with your specialized Legal Office Specialist certificate skills from Belmont!

Program Outcomes:

  1. Transcribe legal terms from prerecorded dictation.
  2. Analyze and organize information.
  3. Define legal terms and use them in legal context.
  4. Provide administrative support.
  5. Create legal documents using word processing software.
  6. Produce legal documents using machine transcribers.
  7. Apply appropriate writing techniques, use correct spelling, punctuation, and proper grammar when composing business correspondence.
  8. Learn correct records management procedures in order to file and retrieve correspondence in a correct and timely fashion.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

Class Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.
Saturday - Sunday

Contact Information

Belmont College
Main: 740.695.9500
Harrison County Center: 740.942.2222
Monroe County Center: 740.472.5468

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