WOL-P05: Law Office Administration; Using Computers in the Law Office

Duration: 4 Weeks
Credits: 2 Credits (84 Clock Hours)



In this course, you will gain a basic background in law office administration. You will learn how law is practiced in the private sector, the role of the legal administrator and legal assistant manager, how a law office manages its expenses, timekeeping, and how a lawyer sets and collects fees. You will learn about billing, client trust accounts, administrative reports, and client file management.

The course also covers the use of computers in a law office. This knowledge is especially valuable since computers play a major role in the modern law practice. In this age of electronic discovery and online legal research, computer knowledge is extremely important.

Course Syllabus (click to view)

Earn Your Certificate Online

Upon completion of this individual course, students will be awarded a certificate from the The Washington Online Learning Institute.

Certification from the accredited Washington Online Learning Institute will signify the student's achievement in both knowledge and competence.

This certificate is valid in all 50 States.


Course Format: Instructor Led Online Course

Students are required to complete weekly reading assignments both from the textbook and other supplemental materials. Students must also participate in discussions with the course instructor and fellow students. Discussion forums are provided in the WOLI online classroom.

Online tests are conducted at the end of each course.

Students are not required to attend any scheduled class meetings. Log in at your convenience to attend school.


Fully Accredited Online School

WOLI is fully accredited by the Middle States Association (MSA) Commission on Secondary Schools, one of the most prestigious accrediting agencies in the United States.