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Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Open registration begins on Monday, May 30th, 2017 for select programs.

Classes for select programs begin Monday, June 12th, 2017. For more information call 754-321-5100 or click here to request information.

Atlantic Technical College

Job Outlook in the Ft. Lauderdale area:

  • Demand for Legal Secretaries is expected to grow 4%* between 2015 and 2023.
  • Entry level wages for are about $14/hour**. Actual wages vary according to education, experience and certifications.
    * Bureau of Labor Statistics
    **The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity

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Legal Administrative Specialist


Program Length:
1050 hours/approx. 10 months – full time

Schedule:
M – F     7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. (part-time)
M – F     7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (full-time)
* M – Th   6:30 p.m. –  9:30 p.m. (part-time)*M-*Mon & Wed – online
Tue & Thur – in classroom               

Course Content:
Students will be prepared for employment as a Legal Administrative Specialist, Information Technology Assistant, Front Desk Specialist and Administrative Support. It is intended to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in any of these occupations.

Coursework prepares students to perform legal office duties utilizing knowledge of legal terminology and legal office procedures; to transcribe legal documents; to perform legal office functions; to produce quality work using advanced features of business software applications.  After successfully completing the program, the student will be able to perform legal office activities and will have developed skills in keyboarding, records management, communications, human relations, transcription, computer applications, and decision making.

Additional Skills Covered:

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Business Law Concepts
  • Communication Skills
  • Computer Literacy
  • Document Preparation
  • Employability Skills and Portfolio
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Legal Terminology
  • Legal Transcription
  • Microsoft Office 2013/16
  • Speed Development

Industry Certification & State Credentials:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

College Credit Transfer Opportunity and / or Advanced Credit
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry credential, students may be awarded up to credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System.  Students must enroll in Broward College within 2 years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry credentials.

To get started in the Legal Administrative Specialist program, sigh up today for a program orientation!

Advisor: Brooke.Lehmejian@browardschools.com today!

Get Started on your Career Plan Today!

Step 1 Attend a Program Orientation

Step 2  Take the Tests of Adult Basic Education or meet exemption criteria

  • See your counselor/advisor for details on test exemption criteria.
  • Accommodations for testing are available to qualified individuals.
  • Visit the Office of Disability Services for details before testing.

Step 3  Meet with your counselor/advisor 

  • Receive test results
  • Discuss technical or academic program placement
  • Special needs
  • Financial aid
  • Registration procedures

Step 4  Registration and Enrollment

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