This program is intended for adult students. High school students may be able to apply, as well.
This program will prepare you for a career as a vital part of a law office or courthouse. Through flexible classes, you'll learn the skills and knowledge to become a successful legal secretary. Classes cover topics necessary to the field such as communication skills, records management, legal terminology, and legal writing. The legal secretary program meets National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS) standards and fulfills the education requirement necessary to be eligible to sit for the Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) certification exam.
This program includes the following credential(s): Accredited Legal Professional (ALP) Certification.
Grants for Adult Career & Technical Education
Grants, scholarships, and other funding sources are available. Depending on program type and student eligibility, one or more tuition assistance options may apply. For example, VSAC Advancement Grant, VDOL Adult CTE Scholarship, Curtis Fund Credential of Value Scholarship, and other forms of state assistance. For more information, visit the financial assistance webpage and contact the CTE Center.
State or Local Grant
- Paralegals and Legal Assistants
- Title Examiners, Abstractors, and Searchers
- Legal Support Workers, All Other
- Public Administration
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services