Get the Skills for a Legal Career

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Learn about the legal field, and all the documentation and processes that go with it

Learn the Skills for a Career in the Legal Industry in as Little as 7 Months*

All your life you loved watching those dramatic, cliff-hanging TV shows where at the center of the excitement was the Lawyer, either trying to defend their client or prosecute the defendant. You may have even dreamed one day you would be that person on TV mingling with the lawyers but then life may have gotten in the way. Well, it’s your time to prepare for a legal career.

If this story sounds remotely like you, then now is the time to be re-inspired by lawyers, courtrooms, legal dockets, research and more and learn about Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers’ Legal Studies Certificate Training Program.

The Legal Studies coursework includes:

  • Introduction to Law
  • Business Law
  • American Government
  • Legal Research and Writing
  • Law Office Procedures
  • Law Office Management

To be fully qualified to work in a law office it is imperative that you are proficient with Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook. To compete in today’s global economy, well-trained individuals need to possess both the confidence and competency to perform as a company asset. Therefore you need the right skills to compete.

The Legal Studies Certificate Training Program prepares students for work in business, government, non-profit or educational settings. Upon successful graduation students are prepared for positions such as Legal Assistants, Legal Secretaries, Office Clerks, Administrative Assistants, Receptionists and more.

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Training Program Outline

Course Level Code Credits
Windows Introduction Comprehensive WIN101 1
Word Basic WRD101 1
Word Intermediate WRD102 1
Excel Basic EXE101 1
Excel Intermediate EXE102 1
Access Basic ACC101 1
Outlook Basic OUT101 1
Outlook Intermediate OUT102 1
PowerPoint Basic POW0101 1
American Government Comprehensive GOV101 3
Introduction to Law Basic LAW101 3
Legal Research and Writing Comprehensive LAW102 3
Law Office Procedures I Comprehensive LAW103 3
Business Law Basic LAW104 3
Law Office Management Comprehensives LAW105 3
Production Lab PRO101 3

Career Outlook Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook below are the expected job growth rates by position through 2022.

Legal Assistant 17% Legal Secretary 12% Law Office Administrator 12%
Receptionist 14% Office Clerk 6% Law Office Manager 17%

“Right now, it feels good to be in a job where I can use the things I learned. It’s hard to describe how stressful it was before this. No real skills meant that I just couldn’t find a good job. Thanks to Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers, I won’t have to worry about that anymore. I’m so thankful to everyone who helped me.”
– Kathleen, Sullivan and Cogilano Training Centers Graduate

Career opportunities our Legal Studies Training Program graduates qualify for are:

Law Office Manager

Be the cornerstone of any successful business by managing records, client communications, staff and calendars.

Legal Secretary

Find yourself in the center of the law office preparing and processing documents and papers, such as summonses, subpoenas, complaints, appeals, motions and pretrial agreements.

Legal Assistant

You play a critical role in the law office with preparing affidavits, correspondence, trial preparation through organizing documents and meeting with clients and other professionals to discuss case details.


Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

Office Clerks

General office clerks perform a variety of administrative tasks, including answering telephones, typing or word processing, making copies of documents, and maintaining records.

Take the First Step…

Are you ready to move ahead with your education and your career? Fill out the form to get more information and see if the Legal Studies Certificate Program at Sullivan and Cogliano Training Centers is right for you.

*Program length when completed In normal time

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