Graduates have a variety of occupational areas from which to choose, including: probate and estate planning, corporate, real estate, family law, criminal law, civil litigation, worker's compensation law, bankruptcy, and emerging areas of law. Some graduates have obtained positions with the federal government working for the FBI, CIA, and the legal departments of the Veterans' Administration. Employment opportunities exist in law offices, government offices, title and abstract companies, insurance agencies, realty firms, and large corporate offices. Students graduating with the Legal Administrative Assistant degree are also well qualified for general administrative assistant positions.


The number of employment opportunities available for legal office support staff continues to exceed the number of qualified applicants. Legal office support staff are employed in law firms; the county, state, and federal court systems; law enforcement agencies; corporate legal departments; title companies; abstract offices; insurance companies; banks; and finance agencies.

Possible Job Titles

Legal Administrative Assistant, Legal Receptionist, Legal Secretary, Calendar Clerk, Deputy Court Administrator, Deputy Recorder, Case Clerk or Administrative Assistant