Legal Assistant Certificate

Legal Assistant Certificate

certificatesLegalAssistantImageA

The Legal Assistant Certificate is intended to provide students with office skills and specialized legal knowledge and training in order to work as legal assistants under the supervision of attorneys and law advocates in the tribal, state, and federal legal and judicial systems. The Legal Assistant Certificate program combines courses from the Administrative Office Specialist program, the Information Technology program, and the Law Advocate program, giving the student knowledge and skills in a variety of areas.

*No less than 50% of all course work required for the Law Programs must be completed at NTU

For more information, please view our Student Catalog.

enrollmentDataButton

certificatesLegalAssistantImageB


Legal Assistant Requirements (36 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
ENG-105   Applied Technical Writing 3
MTH-113   Technical Mathematics 3
NAV-XXX   Diné Studies Course 3
CMP-101   Introduction to Computers 3
Legal Assistant Core Courses 
Semester ONECredits
ADM-101   Keyboarding and Formatting I 3
LAW-101   Introduction to Law 3
LAW-103   Criminal Law 3
LAW-104   Legal Research and Writing 3
Semester TWO 
ITS-120   Microsoft Office Suite 3
LAW-112   Evidence 3
LAW-113   Domestic Relations and Family Law 3
LAW-202   Procedure in Criminal and Civil Cases 3
Total Required Credit Hours36

 

Program Advisors
Joseph Hibbard, J.D., Associate Professor of Law Advocate
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 505.786.4154

J.D., Law, Washburn University
B.S., Business Administration, University of Kansas
Member of Navajo Nation and Kansas Bar Association

 

Robert Yazzie, J.D., Associate Professor of Law Advocate
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Phone: 505.786.4368

J.D., Law, University of New Mexico
B.A., Sociology, Oberlin College