Certificate in Legal Administrative Studies

Description

The Legal Administrative Studies certificate provides students with training in general and specialized administrative support procedures which are utilized in today's legal offices. It is a full-time program with two terms of study starting in September. Subjects covered include general office procedures, wills and estates, corporate records, civil litigation, family law, and conveyancing. In addition, students will become knowledgeable in word processing skills.

Faculty's website: kpu.ca/business

Department's website: kpu.ca/business/legal-admin

Admission Requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

Basic keyboarding skills are also recommended.

Curricular Requirements

CMNS 1140Introduction to Professional Communication3
LGLA 1110Bookkeeping for the Law Office1.5
LGLA 1125Introduction To Legal Office Procedures3
LGLA 1135Legal Administrative Computer Applications II3
LGLA 1145Legal Administrative Computer Applications I: Document Preparation/Production3
LGLA 1150Law Office Relations and Conflict Resolution1.5
LGLA 1202Corporate Law and Procedures3
LGLA 1203Conveyancing3
LGLA 1204Wills and Estates3
LGLA 1205Litigation and Civil Procedure3
LGLA 1206Family Law and Procedures3
LGLA 1399Legal Assistant Work Experience/Project3
Total Credits33

Credential Awarded

Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Legal Administrative Studies.

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