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Sprott Shaw College has designed the Executive Legal Administrator program to meet today’s employer need by focusing on office fundamentals, soft skills and legal administrative skills.

Legal Assistants need to have an understanding of the vocabulary and processes of law and will be required to handle and format legal correspondence such as wills, affidavits, deeds and briefs. In some cases, Legal Assistants attend court or meetings to take notes or minutes.  The courses in the this program will provide the training to acquire the above skills as well as:

  • Certification in MS Office using Word, Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of the fundamentals of Bookkeeping and Accounting principles including double-entry bookkeeping, the complete accounting cycle and preparing financial reports
  • Knowledge in utilizing most modules of Sage 50 (Simply) Accounting
  • Business communication skills
  • Training in Human Resource Management including analysis of job descriptions, recruiting, legislation and regulations
  • Understanding legal office procedures
  • Gaining an overview of criminal law
  • The understanding of legal subject areas such as Wills and Estates, Corporate Law, Civil Litigation, Family Law and Residential Real Estate Law.
  • Knowing how to apply marketing principles to digital marketing and the use of digital marketing technology

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Career opportunities in the legal field include:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant
  • Legal Assistant
  • Commercial Law Assistant
  • Litigation Assistant
  • Corporate law secretary
  • Trademark assistant
  • Real Estate Secretary



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