About Us

About Us

  • Mary M. Alexander, PLS, CCLS, has been a legal secretary for over 25 years, and has worked in this profession in Texas, Oklahoma and California. In 1983, she was certified a Professional Legal Secretary (PLS) and in 1988, was grandfathered in as a California Certified Legal Secretary (CCLS). 


  • Mary is a member of the San Diego Legal Secretaries Association and served as President in 1985-1986, and as Governor from 1986-1988. She has held various chairmanships within this association. For a number of years, she was Chair of Legal Secretarial Training to promote the profession within the legal and non-legal communities. The purpose of this chairmanship is to encourage enrollment in the Legal Office Procedure Classes at the local community colleges.


  • Mary taught Legal Office Procedures at Grossmont Community College in El Cajon, California, for 12 years. Over the years, she has conducted several one-day legal secretary seminars at UCSD through their extension program. Unable to find a textbook that contained information she felt vital for her students, she authored the Civil Litigation Manual, a Comprehensive Guide to Superior Court Procedures in San Diego County.


  • Mary has since authored two additional Civil Litigation Manuals for procedures in Los Angeles County and in Orange County.


  • Recognizing the need for continuing education in our ever-changing court rules and procedures, Mary has been instrumental in coordinating seminars and litigation classes since1989 for the legal community.


  • The above-referenced publications are available through Alexander's Legal Seminars & Publications.


  • Mailing Address: 757 Emory St #212, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
  • Phone : (619) 500-6418



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