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No time out of the office, low fees, and zero travel expenses are some of the benefits online learning provides.

The online training below offers a wide range of courses suitable for legal administrators, office managers, and support staff. Courses are interactive, providing the learner with opportunities to test their comprehension of material presented and giving feedback and reinforcement of key concepts. Most offer bookmarking and recordkeeping features allowing learners to complete courses as time allows or as skills are required and provide a record of modules and courses completed.

Take a look at our list of recommended Online Learning Courses.

For additional information, contact the Professional Development Department.

Certification (CLM)SM Self-Study

For those interested in pursuing the Certified Legal Manager (CLM)SM designation, up to 4 hours of credit from interactive online self-study programs are allowed towards completion of the general education requirements. Functional specialists are allowed an extra 6 hours of interactive online self-study to complete the additional hours required of them. For further information, see pages 6-7 of the CLMSM Information and Application.

For those CLMs recertifying, up to 6 hours of credit from interactive online self-study are allowed. For complete information, see the Recertification Guidelines.

For additional information, contact the Professional Development Department.

Certificate and Degree Programs in Legal Administration

University of Denver College of Law offers a Master of Science in Legal Administration and a Diplomate Program in Law Office Administration or Judicial Administration. Some classes are currently available online.

The George Washington University College of Professional Studies offers a graduate program in Law Firm Management that responds to the need for highly skilled and adaptable leadership in law firms and companies providing services to law firms. The Master of Professional Studies is a 30-credit program that can be completed in less than two years. The first 12 credits in Law Firm Management may stand alone as a Graduate Certificate. The program is specially designed for people working full-time, with a combination of Online Distance Learning and Short-Term Residencies at the GW Alexandria Graduate Education Center.  1-800-JOIN-GWU

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