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Legal Administrative Assistant

at Inver Hills Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 30
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program is designed for students interested in a concentrated program in the legal administrative assistant field. Lawyers must rely on competent, skillful assistants who are flexible, resourceful, and responsible. Legal administrative assistants, also known as legal secretaries, are indispensable assets to the legal profession. Students learn the responsibilities of the legal administrative assistant, including a complete introduction of the law, legal procedures, and court systems, as well as necessary office and computer skills. Graduates may become employed in private attorney's offices, corporate legal departments, or governmental legal offices.

Program Locations

  • Inver Hills Community College 55076

Labor Market Information

  • Legal Secretaries

  • Median wage: $23.78/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Title Examiners and Searchers

  • Median wage: $21.99/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

  • Median wage: $21.13/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Median wage: $25.51/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Inver Hills Community College
Inver Hills Community College
2500 East 80th Street Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 Toll-Free: (866) 576-0689 Local: (651) 450-3902 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: