Earn Your Degree in Your Own Time with Our Legal Office Assisting Online Program Offered in Maryland

Are you a Maryland resident looking to jump-start a career in our country’s legal system? If so, WVJC Online can help with our online Legal Office Assisting program.

Our online Legal Office Assisting degree is designed to provide you with the training and knowledge needed to become part of a Maryland legal team. With our program, you will be prepared to work in a variety of areas of the law, including criminal, civil, tort, and real estate law.

Interested in a fulfilling career? Keep reading to find out more.


Those are just some of the benefits of our Legal Office Assisting program online that Maryland students can enjoy. Some others include:

  • 24/7 online tech support
  • The ability to be career-ready in just 18 months
  • Small online classes
  • Career services
  • Externships
  • Mobile access to classes

Additionally, our legal assistant training is designed to help prepare you to sit for the National Federation of Paralegal Associations’ (NFPA) Paralegal CORE Competency Exam (PCCE).

The Benefits of Our Online Legal Assistant Training for Maryland Residents

Earning your Legal Office Assisting associate degree is the first step to beginning a career in law and with our online legal assistant training offered in Maryland you can start working much sooner.

Our legal office assisting online program is different from others you’ll find in Maryland because we’ve streamlined the curriculum to better focus on the skills and information you will use in your future career.

Some of the skills and lessons you will learn in your legal assistant training include:

  • Drafting litigation documents
  • Preparing contracts, deeds, and wills
  • Conducting legal research using Lexis Advance
  • Filing legal documents with the court
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses
  • Conducting a basic title examination
  • Navigating the local, state, and federal court system
  • Utilizing basic investigation techniques
  • Understanding and interpreting the law
  • Analyzing criminal cases and the U.S. Constitution

We not only teach you a range of skills, but the curriculum for our online legal office assisting degree is also focused on classes you need and will use moving forward. We’ve eliminated unnecessary courses, which allows you to graduate and enter the workforce sooner.

Another great benefit for Maryland residents is that our 18-month legal assistant training is 100% online, letting you earn your degree in your own time. You could potentially work a full-time job as you earn your Legal Office Assisting associate degree and paralegal certification.

Jump-start Your Career in Maryland with an Online Legal Office Assisting Degree

Legal assistants can play an important role in the success of a law office. Often, lawyers rely on their legal assistants for research and case support in order to effectively represent clients.

Once you earn your Legal Office Assisting associate degree and pass the CORE Registered Paralegal (CRP) certification, you will be qualified to work for or with:

  • Prosecuting attorneys and judges
  • Trial attorneys
  • Attorneys operating out of a private practice
  • Attorneys who focus on real estate
  • State, local, and federal government agencies
  • Financial organizations
  • The legal departments of hospitals
  • Insurance companies

With such a wide range of career options and a diverse skillset available due to WVJC Online’s legal assistant training, you will be ready to start your career in no time.

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If you’re ready to take the next step toward your dream career and become part of a legal team in Maryland, contact us today to get started with our online Legal Office Assisting program.

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