Legal Assistant

Roger Williams University

1 Empire Street, Providence, RI 2903

Description:This Legal Assistant training program, part of our Continuing Studies Pathway Program is designed to help you acquire the knowledge, skills and work habits employers seek when hiring legal secretaries and/or legal assistants. The program examines the foundation, organization, and structure of the American legal system with an emphasis on the careers available in the legal profession through an exploration of the roles and responsibilities in the legal field. Students will learn the professional and ethical practices needed to succeed as a legal support professional. This course will include practice files, customized video tutorials, instruction on E-filing, and hands on support by the instructor and other dedicated staff. In addition, students will receive training in the Microsoft Office Suite. Students will be prepared to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Word. At the end of the program, students will take the Microsoft Word exam, which is included in the cost of the course. The program is 360 hours/ 12 weeks (inquire about flexibility day/night programs and off-site cohorts). Classes will be held at Roger Williams University- Providence Campus and the Westerly Education Center. Parking will be validated. This program is Pell Grant Eligible. For more information, you may contact Ashley Polak at 401-254-5415, Fax 401-254-3560, Email, website Billing Invoices to be submitted to Natalie Markward at

Cost: $5000

Duration: 600 Hours

Phone: 401-254-3582

End Date: 4/30/2021

Credential Earned: An industry-recognized certificate or certification