New Members $55.00 per year / Returning Members $50.00 per year
Benefits of Membership
LSI® Annual Events Quarterly/Annual Conferences
The Board of Governors of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, (LSI®) holds quarterly conferences to conduct the business of the corporation, and provide continuing legal education, with the annual conference held in May. Conferences are held at various locations throughout California.
Continuing legal education seminars and workshops sponsored by the Legal Specialization Sections are offered at each conference, conducted by respected attorneys, judges and educators. The workshops are free to members of the Legal Specialized Sections, and a nominal fee is charged for non-members. Updated materials are provided for each workshop. Attendees gain MCLS credits for each workshop they attend.
Check the calendar of events page with links to important information.
California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS®) EXAM
CCLS is a program of Legal Secretaries, Incorporated, (LSI) providing educational programs and professional development. Certification is attained upon successfully passing a comprehensive one-day examination covering the specific areas of California legal procedures and skills, legal computations, communications, legal terminology, ethics, and law office administration. The prerequisites for taking the CCLS exam are applicants must have at least two years of law office experience and a completed CCLS Application approved by the CCLS Certifying Board.
Examinations are held semi-annually in March and October.
Legal Specialized Sections Regional WorkshopsSponsored by Legal Secretaries, Incorporated (LSI), Legal Specializations Sections are unparalleled by similar professional organizations and cover virtually every area of California Practice:
- Civil Litigation
- Criminal Law
- Family Law
- Law Office Administration
- Probate/Estate Planning
- Transactional Law
Regional workshops feature two all-day workshops in specific areas of law, and are held in Northern California in the Fall, and in Southern California in the Spring. Several $50 scholarships, sponsored by Janney & Janney, posted on the calendar of events page of this website.