Legal Administrative Assistant
Train for Careers in Law
The Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma program at MTI College is designed to put graduates to work right away in legal offices locally in Sacramento or anywhere nationwide. Our program helps students learn everything they need to know to help manage a law office. Students who complete the program leave prepared to work in a wide range of law practices – including civil, criminal and family law.
Classes and coursework at MTI College place an emphasis on acquiring these office managerial skills. Students will gain expertise in using Microsoft Office Suite products—used almost universally in law offices around the nation. MTI instructors also offer one-on-one tutoring to help students obtain a better grasp of the skills they need to flourish in a law office. [ABA approved program applies only to the Paralegal Program]
Complete the program in less than a year
A great start for a career in law
MTI Legal Job Placement Assistance
Graduates of the Legal Training program will have access to MTI’s job placement assistance. This free service provides students with resume writing assistance, proven job interview techniques, as well as other job search resources and coaching techniques.
Legal Administrative Assistant Job Description
Document preparation is the primary role undertaken in legal administrative assistant jobs in a law office. Attorneys count on their legal administrative assistants and secretaries in preparing and processing a variety of law documents to be used in trials, hearings, or other legal actions. These documents can include complaints, motions, summons, and subpoenas.
Legal Administrative Assistants are also called upon to assist in composing official and personal correspondence for attorneys. Other duties often include managing client appointments, greeting clients at the law office, filing important documents, and attending to bookkeeping tasks.
Review Program Assessment Data
Median Loan Debt Incurred by Students
Median Loan Debt: *
* Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Registration: $13,570
Books and Supplies: $1,319
Job Placement Rate
Award Year Adjusted Job Placement Rate: 100%
Award Year Unadjusted Job Placement Rate: 28%
Based on the number of Legal Administrative Assistant graduates in the 2015-2016 award year (7/1/2015 – 6/30/2016) who registered for graduate placement services and secured employment in their field of study, and those who did not register and successfully obtained employment on their own.
* Future results may vary. MTI’s job placement rate calculations are based on the award year July 1 to June 30. The unadjusted rate represents the percentage of total graduates who obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate represents the percentage of graduates who are actively looking for work and obtain employment in or related to their field of study. The adjusted rate does not include graduates who are not looking for work for reasons such as continuing education, remaining at current place of employment, military service, health issues, death, etc. For a complete explanation of MTI’s placement calculations, please visit: Job Placement Rate Calculation
All information provided in compliance with U.S. Code 75 FR 66948 §668.6.
More Career Training Options from MTI
Students can receive their diploma from MTI College of Sacramento in less than a year in the Legal Administrative Assistant program.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible for advancement to other degree programs offered through MTI. They can enroll in the second year of the Business Administration program or the other legal studies programs and earn either Associate in Arts degree through completing additional courses.
For students who have more time and are interested in a career as a paralegal, MTI College also offers a two-year Associate Degree for Paralegal positions. In addition to this traditional on-campus format, MTI offers a partial online Paralegal Associate Degree program.
Apply to MTI Sacramento
Carving out an exciting career in the legal profession starts with contacting MTI College. Contact an MTI admissions adviser today and learn which of these programs best suits your goals.
To apply to MTI’s Legal Administrative Assistant program, simply fill out the form on the right side of the page, or visit our applications page. From there, an MTI student advisor guide contact you and guide you through the remaining process.
Check out our articles on paralegal training to learn more about MTI’s legal training programs as well as the necessary skills legal assistants need, job opportunities, and more.