(NOC 4112)


To work in this field, you need a pre-law college or university program and a bachelor's degree from a law school.

To be a lawyer, you must complete a period of articling, a bar admission course and exam, and a licence in the province/territory where you'll work.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 4 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Community involvement
Interpersonal skills
Committee work

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Social Studies (Law)
English (Communication)
Family Studies

Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Bachelor
Business Economics and Law Bachelor
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Bachelor
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Wilfrid Laurier University - Waterloo Campus
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Degree and Arts (University of Sussex, UK and Laurier) Bachelor
Law Degree and Science (University of Sussex, UK and Laurier) Bachelor
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York University
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Law & Society (BA) Bachelor; Honours
Law & Society (BA) Bachelor
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Modified on July 10, 2012