Office Administration: Legal Office

Legal Office is a concentration under the Office Administration program. This concentration includes courses in legal terminology, legal office procedures, and business law. Students will learn administrative and clerical services in a law-related field to prepare for positions in legal or government-related offices.

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel who use skills in the areas of office management, office finance, legal office, virtual office, customer service, and office software. Course work includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, records management, and other topics depending on the subject area selected within this curriculum. Graduates should qualify for employment opportunities in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry. Upon graduation, students may be eligible to sit for industry recognized certification exams.

For more information, contact Kathy Worthington, Instructional Coordinator at 252-493-7376 or kworthington@email.pittcc.edu.

Corporate Legal Department
Private Practice (including real estate and estate planning)
City Office
State Office
Federal Office

Keyboarding
Text Entry and Formatting
Office Applications I (Microsoft® Office)
Office Applications II (Advanced Microsoft® Office)
Word Processing
Advanced Word Processing
Professional Development
Records Management
Office Editing
Financial Accounting
Business Communications
Office Procedures
Office Admin Capstone
Work Based Learning

How to use technology in a legal office setting to format documents such as letters, memos, reports, and emails as well as legal documents.
Effective use of legal terminology, grammar and communication techniques to be successful in an office environment.
Enhanced professional workplace skills.