Bing Legal Administration Specialized Associate Degree
Bradford School - Pittsburgh, PA
Legal Administration

Organized. Knowledgeable. Trusted.

Attorneys rely on their legal administrative staff to work with clients, prepare legal documents, and keep the legal office running smoothly. Legal administrative assistants must be skilled in multitasking, have excellent communication skills, be knowledgeable about legal office procedures, and be discreet with sensitive information contained in legal documents.

Bradford School's 16-month Associate in Specialized Business degree program is designed so that you learn the key skills needed to start your career quickly. As a Bradford School student, you will enroll in courses that are directly related to the legal office environment, offering you the preparation needed to begin your career as a legal professional.



At Bradford School, our Legal Administration faculty has worked in the legal field and they bring their legal experience to the classroom. Our smaller classes make it easier for you to get one-on-one attention.

As a Legal Administration Student, you can learn about:

  • Legal terminology
  • Legal document formatting
  • Legal research and writing 
  • Law office procedures 
  • Business law 
  • Ethics 

 Bradford School's Legal Administration Specialized Associate Degree program is completed in 16 months.  So you can graduate quickly and start your new career!


Bradford School offers a 16 month Legal Administration Associate in Specialized Business degree. Most of your classes are specific to preparing you for a successful Legal Administration career. Our curriculum is supported by student focused resources intended to help each student be successful.  We want to help you graduate quickly and start working!

To read course descriptions, download our school catalog.


  • Word Processing
  • Electronic Spreadsheets
  • Business Organization
  • Introduction to Database Management
  • Legal Computer Applications
  • Overview of Electronic Office Systems
  • Litigation
  • Introduction to Law and the Legal System
  • Legal Research and Legal Writing 
  • Client Interview and Communication Skills
  • Ethics
  • Business Law
  • Legal Transcription
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Keyboarding 
  • Document Formatting
  • Document Production 


As a Bradford School graduate, our career placement department can help you start your career by finding the right job! 

In addition to your career courses, you will take courses that prepare you for your job search by helping with resume writing and interviewing practice.  Most importantly, the career placement department is available to help alumni through out their career. 

Employment of legal assistants is expected to grow by 15% from 2016 to 2026 (Sources: 10).  The best way to learn more about our program is to visit us and see things first hand.  



As long as you stay enrolled full-time at Bradford School, tuition rates will be frozen for you and will never go up from year to year.  There are a variety of financial aid programs available for those who qualify.