The Legal Assistant program is designed to introduce students to paralegal training, law application and the legal environment, while also examining business, family, and employment law. In addition, courses include the study of business ethics, estate administration, trial preparation, and office administration. Students receive instruction from industry experienced experts in each Legal Assistant course at the Court Reporting Institute Online.
A diploma in Legal Assisting will prepare graduates to work in entry-level positions as a legal assistant or paralegal under the supervision of attorneys engaged in private practices or corporate legal departments. This paralegal training will provide students with fundamental skills in keyboarding, legal research, corporate law, and will build an understanding of trial preparation and procedure.