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Legal Secretary Certification Course

Legal Secretary Certification Course

40 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Introduction

Develop your understanding of the legal system and gain valuable skills in office administration with this engaging online qualification. The Legal Secretary Certification Course covers the core competencies and expertise required to work in law practices in an administrative capacity, with lessons taught by industry experts breaking this knowledge down into accessible, easy-to-understand videos. Your learning is augmented further with online study materials.

Course description

The Legal Secretary Certification Course gives you an understanding of administrative roles in the law profession, and covers the fundamentals of the legal system. It also covers the specific procedures you need to know as a professional legal secretary, with video demonstrations of bail hearings and jury decisions, and provides a complete overview of common terminology used within the industry.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Video lessons
  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The Legal Secretary Certification Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

 

Course Curriculum

Legal Secretary Introduction
Legal Secretary Introduction 00:06:00
Courts, Crime, and Controversy
The Courts and the Criminal Justice System 00:16:00
Actors in the Courthouse 00:10:00
Criminal vs Civil Court Cases 00:16:00
Demo 1 – Sample Entry of Appearance 00:03:00
Demo 2 – Sample Plea Agreement 00:08:00
Law on the Books and in Action 00:06:00
Law and Crime
The Basis of American Law 00:16:00
Demo 1 – Reading Legal Citations 00:05:00
Sources of American Law 00:14:00
Civil Disputes and Criminal Law 00:17:00
State Courts
State Courts 00:12:00
Demo 1 – Sample Search Warrant 00:10:00
Arrest to Arraignment
Crime and Arrest 00:13:00
Bail 00:10:00
Demo 1 – Bail Bond Agreement 00:04:00
Preliminary Hearing, Grand Jury, and Arraignment 00:06:00
Trials and Juries
History of Trials by Jury 00:12:00
Demo 1 – Voir Dire 00:12:00
Overview of Basic Evidence 00:06:00
Steps In The Trial Process 00:12:00
Appellate Courts
Nature of the Appellate Process 00:10:00
Demo 1 – Notice of Appeal 00:05:00
Demo 2 – Sample Double Jeopardy Motion 00:11:00
Legal Terminology
Legal Terminology 00:16:00
Demo 1 – The Online Legal Dictionary 00:04:00
Demo 2 – Sample Contract 00:11:00
Assignment
Assignment – Legal Secretary Certification Course 00:00:00

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