This three-level intensive Ontario College Diploma program, designed for university graduates and graduates of two or three-year college programs, prepares graduates for employment as law clerks (also called legal assistants). Law clerks, who work under the general direction of a lawyer or paralegal, perform routine legal and administrative duties and also assist lawyers and paralegals by conducting a variety of legal functions.
The curriculum covers a broad range of legal topics and processes. Students learn about real estate practices, maintenance of corporate documents and filings, drafting of court documents and correspondence, techniques for interviewing clients and witnesses, preparation of briefs, compiling evidence for trials and general office procedures.
Completion of an accredited university degree or college diploma. Applicants with a degree/diploma from outside of Canada will be required to complete an English test. Students with substantial completion of a degree/diploma will be assessed on an individual basis and may be required to take additional courses.
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