Whether you want to boost your income, create a new job opportunity, or take your experience in the legal field to the next level, this class is for you! Become a certified and bonded Legal Document Assistant, and tap into a multi-billion dollar industry. This specialized position allows you to prepare legal documents at competitive rates within this lucrative field. Whether you work for a law firm, help people in need of lower-cost alternatives to an attorney, or work independently for clients who want to represent themselves in court, LDAs experience great opportunities in the following fields: corporate, business, insurance, family law, personal injury, social service and estate planning, among others. We'll give you the expert knowledge you need to confidently complete the following documents: Revocable Living Trusts, Evictions for Landlords and Eviction Defenses for Tenants, Uncontested Divorce Proceedings, Represent Claimants for SSDI claim, Draft business contracts, and know the essential elements of a contract, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps. Students will receive a Certificate of Completion and the class includes a workbook with descriptions and documents for each topic.
Prerequisite: A high school diploma with two years of legal experience; a baccalaureate degree with one year of legal experience; or a certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association. LDAs must maintain a $25K bond and register with the county.