Business Skills Training Catalog – Legal Office Administration Online Training Series!

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Overview: In the Effective Legal Office Administration training course students will learn about the many aspects of legal administration. This course will cover the specialized legal requirements of working in a law office which includes topics such as certification for paralegals, the law office, preparing legal documents, billing, litigation and contracts. Students will also learn about family law, business law, real estate law, bankruptcy, criminal law and procedure. By the end of the training course students will have a basic understanding of legal office operations.

Series Taught By: Nichole Hoskins Goudreau

Available CEUs for Course Series Completion: 10
Students can earn up to 10 CEUs for fully completing this course series. This information will be displayed on the certificate of completion.Learn More

Course Modules:

Module 01 – Certification for Paralegals

(Duration: 11m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Certification for Paralegals
  3. NALA Certification
  4. NAFP Certification
  5. NALS Certification
  6. Paralegal or Legal Assistant?
  7. Exam Format
  8. Demo – Paralegal Practice Test
  9. Examination for Certification
  10. Preparation for Certification
  11. Lesson 01 Review
  12. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 03 – Billing

(Duration: 43m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Billing
  3. How Attorney’s Charge
  4. Factors that Impact an Attorney’s Fee
  5. Understanding Billing
  6. Demo- Sample Invoice
  7. Time and Cost Entries
  8. Demo- Law Office Management Program
  9. Time and Cost Entries (Cont.)
  10. Trust Accounts
  11. Docket Administration
  12. Lesson 03 Review
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 05 – Litigation

(Duration: 27m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Litigation
  3. What is Litigation
  4. Opening the File
  5. Delivery of Documents
  6. Additional Pleadings
  7. Motions Prior to Trial
  8. What is Discovery?
  9. Demo- Deposition Summary
  10. Motions Prior To Trial (Cont.)
  11. Demo- Motion
  12. Motions During Trial
  13. Lesson 05 Review
  14. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 07 – Torts

(Duration: 42m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Torts
  3. The Goal of Tort Law
  4. The Basics
  5. Injunctive Relief
  6. There are 3 Main Types of Torts
  7. Intentional Torts
  8. Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  9. Negligence
  10. Strict Liability
  11. Demo- Discovery Request
  12. Lesson 07 Review
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 09 – Family Law

(Duration: 34m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Family Law
  3. Marriage
  4. Before the Marriage
  5. Demo- Premarital Agreement
  6. Before the Marriage (Cont.)
  7. Marriage (Cont.)
  8. Annulment
  9. Divorce
  10. No Fault Divorce
  11. Demo- Complaint for Divorce
  12. Child Custody
  13. Support Agreements
  14. The Attorney’s Role in a Divorce
  15. Uniform Laws
  16. Lesson 09 Review
  17. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 11 – Real Estate

(Duration: 42m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Real Estate
  3. The Basics
  4. Basic Ownership Rights
  5. 4 Methods of Acquiring Property
  6. Real Estate Practice
  7. The Basics on Estates
  8. Types of Concurrent Ownership
  9. Documenting Transactions
  10. Recording Transactions
  11. Deeds
  12. Warranty Deed Sample
  13. Mortgages
  14. Sample Mortgage
  15. Purchase Transactions
  16. Purchase Agreement
  17. Documenting Transactions
  18. Litigation
  19. Demo – Sample Lease
  20. Demo – Sample Eviction Letter
  21. Demo – Sample Purchase Offer
  22. Lesson 11 Review
  23. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 13 – Bankruptcy

(Duration: 19m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Bankruptcy
  3. The Basics
  4. Filing a Chapter 7 Case
  5. The Chapter 7 Case
  6. Means Testing
  7. The Automatic Stay & 341 Meeting
  8. During the Chapter 7
  9. Demo – Bankruptcy Resources
  10. Chapter 11 Cases
  11. Chapter 13 Cases
  12. Types of Debt
  13. Dischargeable and Non-Dischargeable Debt
  14. Lesson 13 Review
  15. Course Closure
  16. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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This course includes
  • about 7.51 hours on-demand video
  • 13 downloadable Pdf Workbooks
  • Unlimited time access (During Membership)
  • Access on mobile and Desktop
  • Certificate of Completion

Module 02 – The Law Office

(Duration: 52m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. The Law Office
  3. Ethical Considerations
  4. Maintaining Integrity
  5. Unauthorized Practice of Law
  6. Confidentiality
  7. Maintaining Integrity (slide 13)
  8. The Basics
  9. The Basics: The Legal Team
  10. The Basics: Types of Law Practices
  11. The Basics: Sole Practitioner
  12. Client Relations
  13. Dealing With Mail
  14. File Management
  15. Use Of Technology
  16. Demo – Using Excel in a Legal Office
  17. Use of Technology (Cont.)
  18. Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have:
  19. Demo – Office Management Resources
  20. Skills that Every Legal Secretary Should Have: (Cont.)
  21. Lesson 02 Review
  22. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 04 – Preparing Legal Documents

(Duration: 32m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Preparing Legal Documents
  3. Basic Preparation
  4. Begin The Case
  5. Answer
  6. Basic Preparation (Cont.)
  7. Caption
  8. The Title
  9. The Body
  10. Signature and COS
  11. Complaint
  12. Summons
  13. Answer (Cont.)
  14. Legal Citations
  15. Legal Research
  16. The Law Library
  17. Demo- Online Legal Research
  18. Lesson 04 Review
  19. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 06 – Contracts

(Duration: 27m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Contracts
  3. The Basics
  4. Demo- Sample Fee Agreement
  5. The Essential Elements
  6. Demo- Sample Child Care Contract
  7. Remedies for Breach of Contract
  8. General Damages
  9. Consequential Damages
  10. Reliance Damages
  11. Specific Performance
  12. Lesson 06 Review
  13. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 08 – Criminal Law and Procedure

(Duration: 41m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Criminal Law and Procedure
  3. Jurisdiction
  4. The Basics
  5. Misdemeanors
  6. Felonies
  7. The Basics
  8. Elements of a Crime
  9. Levels of Mens Rea
  10. Definitions of Some Common Crimes
  11. Manslaughter
  12. Defining Some Common Crimes
  13. Demo- Robbery Statute
  14. The Basics (Cont.)
  15. Some of the Defenses a Defendant may Use
  16. Defenses Continued
  17. Criminal Procedure
  18. 4th Amendment
  19. The Procedures
  20. 4th Amendment (Cont.)
  21. The Procedures
  22. 5th Amendment
  23. 5th Amendment Procedures
  24. Miranda Warnings
  25. 5th Amendment Procedures (Cont.)
  26. 6th Amendment Procedures
  27. Demo- Docket Sheet
  28. Lesson 08 Review
  29. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 10 – Business Law

(Duration: 57m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Business Law
  3. Types of Organizations
  4. Sole Proprietorship
  5. The Sole Proprietor
  6. Partnerships
  7. Partnership
  8. Partnerships (Cont.)
  9. Limited Liability Partnership
  10. Partnerships (Continued)
  11. Corporations
  12. Demo- Articles of Incorporation
  13. Demo- Corporate By-Laws
  14. Corporations (Cont.)
  15. Limited Liability Companies
  16. Demo- Incorporation Questionnaire
  17. Lesson 10 Review
  18. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

Module 12 – Estate Planning and Guardianship

(Duration: 41m)

  1. Workbook (Pdf)
  2. Estate Planning and Guardianship
  3. The Basics
  4. Estate Plan Documents
  5. Intestate Succession
  6. Right to Inherit
  7. Characteristics of a Will
  8. Characteristics of a Will – Signature
  9. Types of Wills
  10. Nuncupative Will
  11. Types of Wills ( Cont’d)
  12. Demo – Last Will and Testament
  13. Types of Trusts and Funding
  14. Elements of a Trust
  15. Types of Trusts and Funding (Cont.)
  16. Elder Law
  17. Uniform Probate Code
  18. Administration
  19. Guardianships or Conservatorships
  20. Demo – General Power of Attorney
  21. Lesson 12 Review
  22. Review Quiz (Number of attempts allowed: Unlimited)

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