Lawyers and paralegals require assistance, such as typing, editing, and filing, in preparing documents for hearings, trials, or closings. Legal office administration is a specialized form of office administration that ensures legal department and law firm offices operate effectively.
Key Traits: Attention to detail, excellent communication skills.
Education Required: Certificate/diploma or associate degree.
Where Legal Office Administration Is Needed: Law firms, government organizations, corporate legal departments.
Projected Growth Through 2018**:
48,400 new jobs, or 18% growth rate nation-wideii