Legal Assistant - Certificate

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Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

Attorneys need you. Acquire the skills to become a sought-after legal assistant with this certificate program.

The curriculum includes courses in business law, real estate law, family law, legal research and trial preparation. If you have your sights set on earning an associate degree and becoming a paralegal, the Legal Assistant program is a great place to start. These courses will lay the foundation you need to complete Virginia Peninsula’s Paralegal Studies program.


Students who earn this certificate become:

  • court reporters
  • legal secretaries
  • legal support workers
  • legal assistants
  • title examiners, abstractors and searchers

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