Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Business Office Technology: Legal Administrative Support Specialist (LASS-CC-BOT)

Location(s): Gateway, Manchester


CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The duties of a legal administrative support specialist vary depending on the specialty of the law office. However, all legal administrative support professionals should be able to: prepare time sheets indicating the hours an attorney spends on behalf of various clients; prepare clients’ fee and disbursement statements; and prepare appropriate documents for real estate, probate, corporate, tax, civil or criminal litigation, and domestic matters. Knowledge of legal terminology is essential for anyone seeking a career as a legal administrative support specialist.  

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:  

  • Develop effective oral, written, and technology skills for a career in the legal environment
  • Differentiate between various types of legal specialties such as law offices, courts, corporate, and others
  • Proofread and edit legal documents accurately
  • Demonstrate skills in law office procedures and legal document processing and distribution