Business Technology & Service

Legal Administrative Assistant

Legaladm 1 Legal administrative assistants are educated for entry-level positions in the legal profession.  They perform clerical duties related to a lawyer’s practice.  They transcribe and type correspondence and legal and other documents, manage calendars, and maintain files.  Clerical duties include managing and scheduling appointments and hearings, assisting in the production of trial notebooks and exhibits, paying bills for witness and process service fees, recording trial dates, and delivering subpoenas and other documents.  They have been trained in word processing and spreadsheet and database management.  They are also trained in legal office procedures and have had some experience through co-ops and internships in working with office clients.