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Effective Legal Office Administration Online Course

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Overview:

The Effective Legal Office Administration course (USA Standards) provides individuals with legal office skills and knowledge. The Effective Legal Office Administration (USA Standards) is perfect for individuals already employed in HR or those that want to get their foot into through the door. The course will allow individuals to explore legal office administration, gain experience on how to work on the job and continue with their education or advance in their career.

The Effective Legal Office Administration course (USA Standards) will discuss managing and coordinating administrative tasks, administering legal records to ensure that paper records are secure, confidential and accessible.

The Effective HR Administration course is perfect whether you want to begin your career in the legal administrative field or want to advance and become a mid-level manager. The course is internationally recognised and accredited to a training organisation and you will be issued an internationally recognised qualification following full completion of Effective Legal Office Administration course.

Why consider 1Training?

As improvements and advancements are made in technology, online courses are no longer just conventional means of studying at affordable costs. In many aspects online training offers superiority to traditional learning. There is an effectiveness and convenience that traditional learning cannot provide. The overall convenience and flexibility makes it a superior learning method.

1Training offers the most convenient path to gain an internationally recognised qualification that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your skill and expertise in an enterprise or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at 1Training and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor and multiple free resources which include Free CV writing pack, Nus Discounted Card, Free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to prepare accurate court documents.
  • Learn how to compose legal transcripts.
  • Know the legal terminology.
  • Learn routine legal correspondence.
  • Gain an understanding of family and business law.

Course Titles

  • Module 01: Certification for Paralegals
  • Module 02: The Law Office
  • Module 03: Billing
  • Module 04: Preparing Legal Documents
  • Module 05: Litigation
  • Module 06: Contracts
  • Module 07: Torts
  • Module 08: Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Module 09: Family Law
  • Module 10: Business Law
  • Module 11:  Real Estate
  • Module 12: Estate Planning and Guardianship
  • Module 13: Bankruptcy

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at anytime.

 Who is this Course aimed at?

  • The course is aimed at those working in litigation law administration.
  • Office Managers.
  • Senior Administrators.
  • Paralegals and Law Clerks.

Entry Requirements

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English and basic IT knowledge
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Effective Legal Office Administration course you will be required to take a multiple choice question assessment test. The multiple choice question assessment will be automatically marked with learners receiving an instant grade.

Certification

Those who successfully complete the exam will be awarded the certificate in Effective Legal Office Administration.

Awarding Body

The certificate will be awarded by CPD and iAP. This internationally recognised qualification will make your CV standout and encourage employers to see your motivation at expanding your skills and knowledge in the IT enterprise.

Progression and Career Path

Once you successfully complete Effective Legal Office Administration you will be qualified to work in the following positions. The Effective Legal Office Administration qualification will also put you in line to demand a higher salary or job promotion. The average UK salary per annum according to https://www.payscale.com is given below.

  • Office Manager – £24,073 per annum
  • Legal Administrator – £18,839 per annum
  • Paralegal £18,984 – per annnum
  • Legal Assistant – £18,085 per annum
  • Legal Secretary – £19,101 per annum

Other Benefits

  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Excellent Tutor Support Service (Monday to Friday)
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Quizzes, tests mock exams, practice exams to ensure you are 100% ready
  • Eligible for a Totum discount card
  • Free Career Support Service
  • 25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
  • Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

Course Curriculum Total Units : 189
➤ Module 01 - Certification For Paralegals
Course Introduction
1.0 Certification For Paralegals
1.1 Certification of Paralegals
1.2 NALA Certification
1.3 NAFP Certification
1.4 NALS Certification
1.5 Paralegal or Legal Assistant?
1.6 Exam Format
1.7 Demo – Paralegal Practice Test
1.8 Examination for Certification
1.9 Preparation for Certification
1.10 Lesson 01 Review
➤ Module 02 - The Law Office
2.0 The Law Office
2.1 Ethical Considerations
2.2 Maintaining Integrity
2.3 Unauthorized Practice of Law
2.4 Confidentiality
2.5 Maintaining Integrity (Cont.)
2.6 The Basics
2.7 The Basics: The Legal Team
2.8 The Basics: Types of Law Practices
2.9 The Basics: Sole Practitioner
2.10 Client Relations
2.11 Dealing With Mail
2.12 File Management
2.13 Use Of Technology
2.14 Demo – Using Excel in a Legal Office
2.15 Use of Technology (Cont.)
2.16 Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have:
2.17 Demo – Office Management Resources
2.18 Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Cont.)
2.19 Lesson 02 Review
➤ Module 03 – Billing
3.0 Billing
3.1 How Attorneys Charge
3.2 Factors that Impact an Attorney’s Fee
3.3 Understanding Billing
3.4 Demo – Sample Invoice
3.5 Time and Cost Entries
3.6 Demo – Law Office Management Program
3.7 Time and Cost Entries (Cont.)
3.8 Trust Accounts
3.9 Docket Administration
3.10 Lesson 03 Review
➤ Module 04 - Preparing Legal Documents
4.0 Preparing Legal Documents
4.1 Basic Preparation
4.2 Begin the Case
4.3 Answer
4.4 Basic Preparation (Cont.)
4.5 Caption
4.6 The Title
4.7 The Body
4.8 Signature and COS
4.9 Complaint
4.10 Summons
4.11 Answer (Cont.)
4.12 Legal Citations
4.13 Legal Research
4.14 The Law Library
4.15 Demo – Online Legal Research
4.16 Lesson 04 Review
➤ Module 05 – Litigation
5.0 Litigation
5.1 What is Litigation
5.2 Opening the File
5.3 Delivery of Documents
5.4 Additional Pleadings
5.5 Motions Prior to Trial
5.6 What is Discovery?
5.7 Demo – Deposition Summary
5.8 Motions Prior To Trial (Cont.)
5.9 Demo – Motion
5.10 Motions During Trial
5.11 Lesson 05 Review
➤ Module 06 – Contracts
6.0 Contracts
6.1 The Basics
6.2 Demo – Sample Fee Agreement
6.3 The Basics (Cont.)
6.4 The Essential Elements
6.5 Demo – Sample Child Care Agreement
6.6 Remedies for Breach of Contract
6.7 General Damages
6.8 Consequential Damages
6.9 Reliance Damages
6.10 Specific Performance
6.11 Lesson 06 Review
➤ Module 07 – Torts
7.0 Torts
7.1 The Goal of Tort Law
7.2 The Basics
7.3 Injunctive Relief
7.4 There are 3 Main Types of Torts
7.5 Intentional Torts
7.6 Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
7.7 Negligence
7.8 Strict Liability
7.9 Demo – Discovery Request
7.10 Lesson 07 Review
➤ Module 08 - Criminal Law And Procedure
8.0 Criminal Law And Procedure
8.1 Jurisdiction
8.2 The Basics
8.3 Elements of a Crime
8.4 Levels of Mens Rea
8.5 Definitions of Some Common Crimes
8.6 Manslaughter
8.7 Defining Some Common Crimes
8.8 Demo – Robbery Statute
8.9 The Basics (Cont.)
8.10 Some of the Defenses a Defendant May Use
8.11 Defenses Continued
8.12 Criminal Procedure
8.13 4th Amendment
8.14 The Procedures
8.15 4th Amendment (Cont.)
8.16 The Procedures (Cont.)
8.17 5th Amendment
8.18 5th Amendment Procedures
8.19 Miranda Warnings
8.20 5th Amendment Procedures (Cont.)
8.21 6th Amendment Procedures
8.22 Demo – Docket Sheet
8.23 Lesson 08 Review
➤ Module 09 - Family Law
9.0 Family Law
9.1 Marriage
9.2 Before the Marriage
9.3 Demo – Premarital Agreement
9.4 Before the Marriage (Cont.)
9.5 Marriage (Cont.)
9.6 Annulment
9.7 Divorce
9.8 No Fault Divorce
9.9 Demo – Complaint for Divorce
9.10 Child Custody
9.11 Support Agreements
9.12 The Attorney’s Role in a Divorce
9.13 Uniform Laws
9.14 Lesson 09 Review
➤ Module 10 - Business Law
10.0 Business Law
10.1 Types of Organizations
10.2 Sole Proprietorship
10.3 The Sole Proprietor
10.4 Partnerships
10.5 Limited Liability Partnership
10.6 Partnerships (Cont.)
10.7 Corporations
10.8 Demo – Articles of Incorporation
10.9 Demo – Corporate By-Laws
10.10 Corporations (Cont.)
10.11 Limited Liability Companies
10.12 Demo – Incorporation Questionnaire
10.13 Lesson 10 Review
➤ Module 11 - Real Estate
11.0 Real Estate
11.1 The Basics
11.2 Basic Ownership Rights
11.3 4 Methods of Acquiring Property
11.4 Real Estate Practice
11.5 The Basics on Estates
11.6 Types of Concurrent Ownership
11.7 Documenting Transactions
11.8 Recording Transactions
11.9 Deeds
11.10 Warranty Deed Sample
11.11 Mortgages
11.12 Sample Mortgage
11.13 Purchase Transactions
11.14 Purchase Agreement
11.15 Documenting Transactions (Cont.)
11.16 Litigation
11.17 Demo – Sample Lease
11.18 Demo – Sample Eviction Letter
11.19 Demo – Sample Purchase Offer
11.20 Lesson 11 Review
➤ Module 12 - Estate Planning And Guardianship
12.0 Estate Planning And Guardianship
12.1 The Basics
12.2 Estate Plan Documents
12.3 Intestate Succession
12.4 Right to Inherit
12.5 Characteristics of a Will
12.6 Characteristics of a Will – Signature
12.7 Types of Wills
12.8 Nuncupative Will
12.9 Types of Wills (Cont.)
12.10 Demo – Last Will and Testament
12.11 Types of Trusts and Funding
12.12 Elements of a Trust
12.13 Types of Trusts and Funding (Cont.)
12.14 Elder Law
12.15 Uniform Probate Code
12.16 Administration
12.17 Guardianships or Conservatorships
12.18 Demo – General Power of Attorney
12.19 Lesson 12 Review
➤ Module 13 – Bankruptcy
13.0 Bankruptcy
13.1 The Basics
13.2 Filing a Chapter 7 Case
13.3 The Chapter 7 Case
13.4 Means Testing
13.5 The Automatic Stay & 341 Meeting
13.6 During the Chapter 7
13.7 Demo – Bankrupcy Resources
13.8 Chapter 11 Cases
13.9 Chapter 13 Cases
13.10 Types of Debt
13.11 Dischargeable and Non-Dischargeable Debt
13.12 Lesson 13 Review
13.13 Course Closure
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