Legal Practice Assistant

Support lawyers by conducting legal research, drafting documents, communicating with clients, and preparing hearings, trials, and meetings.

Degree Options Associate, Certificate
Locations Lewiston

Students will be provided with training in legal office procedures and the preparation of legal documents.  Internship experience in a law-related office is an integral part of the Legal Practice Assistant curriculum. Students produce legal documents from draft, dictation, and forms as well as understand basic legal research skills and be able to work effectively in a standard law library.

Related Careers

• Legal secretary, $48,600
• Paralegal assistant, $50,410
• Court reporter, $55,120

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“I enrolled in this program to gain the necessary tools and rich knowledge which has become a crucial component for my success in the legal field. The experience I gained in this program has created a strong foundation for my future endeavors.” - Payton J. Schooler ‘18, ITC, United States Air Force, Paralegal

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