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Undergraduate Law Office Management Certificate

Program Highlights

  • 2 Semester Program
  • Accredited
  • Instructor Assistance
  • Your Own Success Coach
  • Books Included in Tuition


Undergraduate Law Office Management Certificate

In the Law Office Management Certificate Program, students will be introduced to the language and key concepts of business. Students will also be exposed to the essential functions of a manager and the communication skills required by that role. The program also contains a core focus on law office management and both the hard and soft skills needed to be successful in the field.

This certificate program includes 24 credit hours within Lakewood College’s Associate of Applied Business in Paralegal Studies and can be taken as a stepping stone towards further education.


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  • Describe the American legal system, its structure, and how it operates
  • Discuss societal issues and ethical considerations for attorneys and paralegals
  • Identify the elements in various areas of law including criminal, contract, business, tort, property, wills & estates, and family law
  • Describe how law firms are structures and the paralegal’s role in this context
  • Describe trends in technology and specifically how computers are used in the law office
  • Conduct legal research and demonstrate the basics of legal correspondence
  • Describe what management is (its functions) and explain the role of a manager
  • Describe what human resource management is (its functions) and challenges
  • Analyze motivation theories and the relationship between motivation and performance
  • Describe operations in management, designing performance measures and how they are used in decision making
  • Identify an organization’s stakeholders, its ethical issues and define the concept of social responsibility
  • Describe technology trends and specifically how computers are used in the workplace
  • Demonstrate language fundamentals necessary to communicate effectively with an emphasis on workplace oral and written communication