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Legal Transcriptionist Career Diploma

Earn Your Legal Transcriptionist Diploma Online​

Gain a solid understanding of legal basics from preparing paperwork to word processing and step closer toward filling legal transcription jobs. Your online legal transcription course lessons include practical exercises you can complete at home, on your own time, and at your own pace.

What is a Transcriptionist?

Legal transcriptionist transcribe the dictated recordings given to them by paralegals, lawyers, and other legal professionals to create official legal documents. Penn Foster Career School’s Legal Transcriptionist Online Career Diploma Program will teach you how to transform dictated or recorded information from the civil and criminal court systems into professional hard-copy documents using a word processor. Upon graduation, you’ll be able to outline the structure of the court system, identify common legal terms and their meanings, understand case law, codes, and administrative regulations, and more.
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Legal Transcriptionist Diploma Course Details
In the Penn Foster Career School Legal Transcriptionist online training course you’ll cover topics such as legal terminology, draft documents, how to prepare pleadings, discovery, and appellate documents, how to use legal libraries, computers, and other resources to complete legal research, and more; including Microsoft® Word™ and Excel® basics, interpersonal skills, and other essential abilities commonly used in today’s legal workplace.
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Legal Transcriptionist Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your Legal Transcriptionist training online today.
Penn Foster allowed me to take online courses at my own pace and for a reasonable price. Being a very busy wife and mother wanting to finish college and work, well, it made it easy and possible.
Lacie J.
Penn Foster Legal Transcriptionist Graduate
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