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Legal Administrative Assistant

at Anoka Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 51
  • Delivery: Fully online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Legal Administrative Assistants assist lawyers in private law firms, governmental offices, legal departments of corporations, courthouses, legal aid offices, or the offices of county attorneys, public defenders, and judges. Duties may include preparing legal documents, billing and accounting, processing correspondence, transcribing, communicating with clients, utilizing a variety of software, and organizing and managing a busy legal practice. The Legal Administrative Assistant program consists of technical legal specialty courses plus a core of general education classes designed to develop basic skills. In addition to keyboarding and accounting skills, the legal administrative assistant receives training in computer and word processing operations. law office management, legal transcription, and the Minnesota legal system, procedures, and documents.

Labor Market Information

  • Title Examiners and Searchers

  • Median wage: $20.58/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Paralegals and Legal Assistants

  • Median wage: $24.71/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
  • Legal Secretaries

  • Median wage: $22.59/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Court, Municipal, and License Clerks

  • Median wage: $20.45/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Anoka Technical College
Anoka Technical College
1355 W. Highway 10 Anoka, MN 55303 Local: (763) 576-4850 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: enrollmentservices@anokaramsey.edu