Legal Administrative Assistant

About our program

You can be ready to work in a variety of office settings after just six quarters of attending school full-time, earning a degree as a Legal Administrative Assistant.

Graduates work in such environments as attorneys' offices, court systems, the military services, and insurance companies.

Green River College offers a two-year Associate in Applied Arts degree program in the field of legal office education.

  • Legal Administrative Assistant students need to be task-oriented, flexible, and able to adapt to changing situations.

Green River Offers

  • A hands-on learning experience
  • Possible credit for your prior experience
  • Credit through high school articulation agreements
  • An opportunity for a Cooperative Education internship
  • A comprehensive education
  • An update of your existing office skills
  • An opportunity to succeed in the legal field

Prerequisites & Careers

Graduates are prepared to work in a wide variety of office occupations including legal administrative assistant, office manager, transcription typist, word processor and others.

  • To get started on your new career complete an application to Green River College, complete placement assessment, and meet with an advisor.
  • A GED® or high school diploma is highly recommended before entering the program. Communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills are vital.

Degrees & Certificates

Associates

Contact Us

  • Julie Slettvet
    Business Technologies and Administrative Careers Faculty
    253-833-9111, ext. 4687
  • Lea Ann Simpson
    Business Technologies and Administrative Careers Faculty
    253-833-9111, ext. 4393

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EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

  • Occupations: Legal Administrative Assistant, Legal Assistant, Judicial Administrative Assistant, Litigation Assistant
  • Earnings: Range from $17.25 to $21.82 an hour, entry to mid-level.
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