Beginning Legal Secretarial Training Class – July 14, 2020 – August 8, 2020

  • LPI will be offering its Beginning Legal Secretarial Training Class online. This class will be an eightweek, work-at-your-own-pace online session commencing July 14, 2020 and ending August 8, 2020. During the classes, the following topics will be covered:
    • Introduction to the Law Office
    • Duties of the Legal Secretary
    • Effective Telephone Skills
    • Effective Oral Communication Skills
    • Effective Written Communication Skills
    • Calendaring and Timetables
    • Basic Grammar Skills
    • Transcription and Proofreading Techniques
    • Court Structure
    • Citations
    • Service of Legal Documents
    • Preparing a Proper Caption
    • Preparation of Documents Filed with the Court
    • Basics of Civil Litigation
    • Demand for Production of Documents
    • Request for Admissions
    • Depositions/Deposition Subpoenas
    • Demand for Physical Examinations
    • Discovery Timelines. Service and Verifications


    Classes will take place online utilizing video lectures, discussion boards, email, whiteboard sessions, chat rooms, and quizzes. Login information will be provided upon enrollment in the class.

    The cost of the training class, which includes the Legal Secretary’s Reference Guide, is $180 for LPI members/$250 for non-LPI members. Each individual must register separately. Upon completion of the class, students will receive a certificate from LPI.

    If you are uncomfortable submitting payment online or would like to pay by check, you can print and mail in the PDF version of the registration form.

    Registration Form

  • Submit registration form NO LATER THAN July 10, 2020.

    If you have concerns, e-mail the Legal Secretarial Training/Seminar Chair at