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Becoming a Legal Administrative Assistant

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Legal administrative assistants are employed by law firms to help lawyers organize and prepare documents for hearings, trials and meetings. Community colleges frequently offer 2-year degree programs for legal administrative assistants. Legal administrative assistants, also known as paralegals, help lawyers complete legal work. The most common degree program for legal administrative assistants is an associate's degree in legal administration, which can be completed at many community colleges throughout the U.S. When choosing colleges, prospective students should look for legal administration degree programs that are approved ...
designed to train individuals for entry-level employment and to improve current job skills for employed students. In August 1999 the Professional And Technical High School (PATHS) opened on TECO’s Central Florida campus. PATHS allows high school students from all over the Osceola County School District to take advantage of TECO’s technical programs. 1 Cite error: There are tags on this page, but the references will not show without a {{Reflist}} template or a tag; see the .
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION, CAREERS, SALARY ...
Types contracts and legal forms used in property sales; performs routine clerical and administrative duties in support of real estate sales staff Alternate Title(s) : Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Associate, Personal Assistant Salary Range : $26,250 to $34,000 Employment Prospects : Excellent Advancement Prospects : Good Prerequisites: Education or Training —High school diploma, some college helpful Experience —One to two years administrative experience Special Skills and Personality Traits —Competency with word processing, e-mail and other office computer programs; strong organizational and communication skills ... market research, surveys and trends
The U.s. Terror War as Seen Through the Eyes of a Prisoner Khalid ...
When we first began corresponding with Khalid Awan in 2007, we had no idea why he was serving time in U.S. federal prison. We soon discovered Awan was one of the first of thousands of Muslims taken prisoner in the post-9/11 U.S. “terror war.” As the story began unfolding in our letters, we began to realize that this honest, humble and sincere man was not only innocent, but the ongoing injustice being done to him provides critical insight into the mindless, meanspirited, bureaucratic-yes-men idiocy fueling the illegal U.S. “war on terror” (and just about everything else that is going wrong in this country). At our insistence, ... market research, surveys and trends

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Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate Programs in San Diego
A small number of colleges in the San Diego area host legal administrative assistant certificate programs, including San Diego City College and San Diego Miramar College. Students can earn a certificate and associate's degree in legal assistant - paralegal at San Diego City, and a certificate and associate's degree in paralegal from San Diego Miramar. Founded in 1914, San Diego City College is a 2-year, public college and one of the few schools offering legal administrative assistant certificate programs in San Diego. The legal assistant certificate program at San Diego City College is only open to students who have ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
The 21st Century Administrative Professional
median annual earnings of secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive, were $27,450 in May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $21,830 and $34,250. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $17,560, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $41,550. Median annual earnings in the industries employing the largest numbers of secretaries, except legal, medical, and executive in May 2006 were:   Median annual earnings of executive secretaries and administrative assistants were $37,240 in May 2006. The middle 50 percent earned between $30,240 and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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An unflattering picture of a well-known figure in college athletics is splashed across the Internet and in newspapers. Alcohol is involved. So is a female who is not his wife. Evans might need time to rehabilitate image before taking next step By Marc Weiszer - marc.weiszer@onlineathens.com Published Sunday, July 11, 2010 An unflattering picture of a well-known figure in college athletics is splashed across the Internet and in newspapers. Alcohol is involved. So is a female who is not his wife. http://images.morris.com/images/athens/mdControlled/cms/2010/07/10/674525382.jpg File / Staff || Friends say former Georgia athletic ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/LEGAL. AssoCIATE IN APPLIEd sCIENCE dEgrEE ..... is designed for students interested in becoming a general administrative assistant ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
Secretaries and administrative assistants are increasingly assuming responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. As the reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, the role of the office professional has greatly evolved. Office automation and organizational restructuring have led secretaries and administrative assistants to increasingly assume responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. In spite of these changes, however, the core responsibilities for secretaries and administrative assistants have remained much the same: performing and coordinating an office's ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Legal Administrative Assistant Degree | Diploma Program | College
At Globe University/Minnesota School of Business (GUMSB), a student can earn a technical diploma in legal administrative assistant. This program provides the legal knowledge, office skills and training needed for a successful career as a legal secretary or administrative assistant. Call 877-655-7676 or send us a request for more information about becoming a legal administrative assistant. Our legal administrative assistant diploma was designed with the help of experienced legal professionals—attorneys, legal office managers and paralegals. Some more reasons to study at GU/MSB include: A program that can be completed in 12 ...
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What is the difference between a Legal Secretary & a Paralegal ...
What are the education reqirements for each? Pro's and con's of each? What about salary? I live in Indiana...does anyone work in this profession in Indiana? (serious answers only) Paralegals can perform many of the same things as lawyers, but they can not practice law, such as giving legal advice, or presenting cases before a court of law. They assist lawyers by dong the "grunt work" for a matter, such as filings, research, tracking status of matters, and document production. To become a paralegal, you are required to complete a program in paralegal studies. There are proficiency tests that enable one to ...
WikiAnswers - What are the level of skills required to be a secretary
High school graduates who have basic office skills may qualify for entry-level secretarial positions. However, employers increasingly require extensive knowledge of software applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management. Secretaries and administrative assistants should be proficient in keyboarding and good at spelling, punctuation, grammar, and oral communication. Employers also look for good customer service and interpersonal skills because secretaries and administrative assistants must be tactful in their dealings with people. Discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, ...