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Business Management & Administration

Legal Administrative Specialist

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Course Content:

This program prepares the student for employment in law firms, clerks of court offices, and corporate and judicial legal offices. The program prepares individuals 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; to research job opportunities; and to produce high-quality employment portfolios and job-seeking documents.

After 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.

Upon completion of the Legal Administrative Specialist program, students are eligible to test for the Accredited Legal Professional exam (ALP) offered by the National Association for Legal Support Professionals (NALS). The ALP was designed to establish preparedness for the demanding field of law. 

Additional Skills Covered:

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


Industry Certification & State Credential Exams:

Students will be prepared to take one or more approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certifications or licensure exams in their field of study.


College Credit Transfer Opportunity and/or Advanced Standing:

Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, including the attainment of an aligned industry certification, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by Broward College or the Florida College System.  Students must enroll within two (2) years of completing the program at Atlantic Technical College. Additional college credit may be awarded with the attainment of additional industry certifications.

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Job Outlook:

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Enroll in our Legal Administrative Specialist program today.

To get started in the Legal Administrative Specialist program, sign up today for an ATC Program Information Session or to contact counselor at: [email protected] today!

Program Info







Program Length:

1050 hours (approximately 10 months – full time; 20 months – part time)

Program Offered:

August, January & June

Delivery Method:

Traditional – 100% classroom based
Distance – 100% of instructional hours via distance education (online).

Days & Times:


  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. – 1:50 p.m. – full time
  • Monday – Friday
    7:05 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. – part time

100% Distance

with mandatory virtual weekly labs

  • Distance
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
  • Virtual Lab
    Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.