Certificate in Legal Assistant
Abraham Lincoln University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Legal Assistant program from Abraham Lincoln University helps students develop the effective legal writing, document processing, and legal research skills required for entry level legal assistant positions in legal services and law offices. Upon completion, students are prepared to:

  • Explain legal analysis and the use of authorities and summarizing the uses of statutory law
  • Analyze a client's case for key facts and issues
  • Communicate with others about technology as it relates to the legal community
  • Identify the functions of a complaint and appropriate service of process


  • Proof of High School Graduation or its equivalent
  • Documentation of a current government-issued photo ID
  • A resume, curriculum vitae or list of professional accomplishments
  • Transcripts for any previous undergraduate study that the applicant wants to submit to ALU for possible transfer credit

School Accreditation Statement

Distance Education Accrediting Commission