Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary

Training Program

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Program Overview

Legal secretaries are an essential part of the legal profession and assist with legal departments’ smooth running. The role of a legal secretary is to support the lawyers and paralegal in a law office or organization.  As well as working within law firms, legal secretaries can work within other legal environments.

Legal secretaries perform several essential duties involving but not limited to producing legal documents, completing legal forms, typing professional correspondence from dictation, liaising with clients and responding to enquiries. By working as a legal secretary, you will get to know a wide range of legal procedures and build up experience in several different areas.

Course specifics

Course Code Course Name
POFL 1003 Legal Office Procedures & Terminology
POFL 1091 Computer Applications for Legal Secretaries

Current schedule

Legal Office Procedures & Terminology

  • Course Code: POFL 1003 152721
  • 09/16/24 - 11/06/24
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Mon. & Wed.

Computer Applications for Legal secretaries

  • Course Code: POFL 1091 15275
  • 11/11/24 - 12/18/24
  • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Mon. & Wed.

Testing Information

Students who successfully complete the legal secretary program have the option to test for the Accredited Legal Professional (APL) from the National Association for Legal Support Professionals (NALS). For more information regarding the Accredited Legal Professional (APL) credential, please visit the NALS website.

Admission requirements

  • Students must be 18 years of age
  • High school diploma/GED NOT required


  • POFL 1003 - Legal Office Procedures & Terminology: $155.00
  • PFOL 1091 - Applications for Legal Secretaries: $105.00
  • Textbooks: 
    • The Legal Secretary Guide by Cordy Paschall, E-BOOK
    • Master Legal Vocabulary and Terminology ISBN: 978-1791849597


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Page last updated July 18, 2024.

Contact Information

Continuing Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

(361) 698-1328

3209 S. Staples St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78411