course Legal – Court Messenger

Court Messenger
Career Diploma

Court messengers often deliver items that the attorney is unwilling to entrust to  external means of delivery, such as evidence or confidential case information. Messengers may perform most of their errands by foot, bicycle or use law firm vehicles.

The Court Messenger serves a vital role in today’s legal profession.


A Court Messenger has numerous duties which could include:

  • Filing documents with the court
  • Distribute information to third parties
  • Pick up and deliver time-sensitive files, documents and packages;
  • Run miscellaneous errands

 What’s in the course:

Our online training will prepare the Court Messenger for a professional role in the legal profession and covers some of the following areas of training:

  • Overview of duties and responsibilities
  • Document security
  • Ethics/Confidentiality
  • Personal/traffic safety
  • Communications
  • Documentation-chain of custody
  • Establishing a Court Messenger Service

Prerequisite: None
Study Method: On-line study
Program Length: As few as 6 Months

$ 395
Payment Options Are Available

Typical Tasks
Specific tasks typically required of a legal courier is to transport legal documents in a secure and timely manner.

Potential Positions
Couriers have long been used in corporate and legal settings as well as with local, regional and national courier service companies, government agencies and private businesses as far back as the beginning of time.

Courier service is a service oriented business with continual growth.

Employment Outlook
The legal profession has long counted on either contract or in-house couriers to ferry important documents between office and clients, court clerks, to and from businesses and from point A to point B. The legal courier or court messenger plays a vital role in the legal system in rural communities and metropolitan areas alike.

Within one year after graduation, the estimated employment rate for this program is 90%. The typical graduate starting wage is $25,000 with a wage potential of $50,000.