Jun 03, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT) 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT)

Business Office Technology: Legal Administrative Support Specialist (LASS-CC-BOT)

Location(s): Gateway, Manchester

DRAFT CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this draft catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this draft catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • This catalog is a draft to be finalized in the Spring of 2023. The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The duties of a legal administrative support specialist vary depending on the specialty of the law office. However, all legal administrative support professionals should be able to: prepare time sheets indicating the hours an attorney spends on behalf of various clients; prepare clients’ fee and disbursement statements; and prepare appropriate documents for real estate, probate, corporate, tax, civil or criminal litigation, and domestic matters. Knowledge of legal terminology is essential for anyone seeking a career as a legal administrative support specialist.  

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:  

  • Develop effective oral, written, and technology skills for a career in the legal environment
  • Differentiate between various types of legal specialties such as law offices, courts, corporate, and others
  • Proofread and edit legal documents accurately
  • Demonstrate skills in law office procedures and legal document processing and distribution