CCLS Applicants

California Certification Legal Secretary (CCLS®) Exam

CCLS is a program of Legal Professionals, Incorporated, (LPI) providing educational programs and professional development.

Certification is achieved by passing a comprehensive examination. Candidates are tested in California legal procedures, legal terminology, performance skills, reasoning and ethics, law office administration, communications, and legal computations. A minimum of two years experience is required. Continuing legal education requirements must be met for recertification.

Benefits of Certification

  • Qualify for professional, personal and economic reward
  • Improve your knowledge of California legal practice and procedure
  • Broaden your opportunities for job advancement
  • Enhance your self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Gain further recognition and respect within the legal environment
  • Click here to read an article about becoming a CCLS

Please review our tools to use in studying for the CCLS Certification.


The Next Move Is Up To You

  • Set your goal
  • Register for the exam
  • Study for the examination
  • Pass the examination!

To register for the September 16, 2023 exam, you may complete the application form.

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