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Legal Administrative Specialist

8-week field placement
Training on the latest legal software
Program Length: 53 weeks

Program Overview

Want to play a part in the pursuit of justice? Step into one of the world’s most demanding workplace settings as a Legal Administrative Specialist. You’ll leave the program with expertise on the major areas of legal practice, key legal terminology, required software, and professional workplace communication skills.

Whether you aim for a role within a large law firm or a small practice, every legal office relies on the talents of their support staff to ensure all communication is completed in a timely, accurate manner. Eastern College prepares you to meet this challenge head on with legal training that employers want.

Program Courses

Student Success Strategies 20 hours
Software Lab: Computer Fundamentals 40
Software Lab: Word Processing 40
Software Lab: Spreadsheets 40
Software Lab: Presentations 40
Software Lab: Database Management 40
General Law Office Procedures 20
Civil Litigation 60
Corporate and Commercial Law 40
Family Law Level I 40
Wills and Estates Level I 20
Real Estate Law Level I 60
Principles of Canadian Law and Legal Terminology 20
Document Formatting 80
Business Math 40
Writing for Comprehension 40
Image Development 20
Business Communications 80
Office Skills 80
Bookkeeping Fundamentals 40
Career Planning and Preparation Level I 20
Career Planning and Preparation Level II 20
Field Placement – 8 Weeks
Total Weeks – 53


The Legal Administrative Specialist program will qualify grads to pursue positions within Government Agencies, Courts, Non-Profit Organizations and Law Firms.


Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Please call the campus for more details.

NOC CODE: 1221, 1242
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