Legal Administration Assistant Diploma Course

Law clerk courses
** Start: any Monday **

Program Description

The Legal Administration program is a 42-week diploma course approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. The Legal Administration program offers the student a comprehensive study of legal procedures, terminology and documents, as well as practical job placement experience.

The program is partially self-facilitating, in that the student is provided with self-directed learning modules. If the student has difficulty with any particular area, they receive one-on-one instruction with one of the instructors present in the classrooms. Class meets Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Program Outline

  • Windows 7
  • MS Outlook 2010
  • MS Word 2010
  • MS Excel 2010
  • MS PowerPoint 2010
  • MS Access 2010
  • Introduction to the Internet
  • Basic Business Math
  • Basic Bookkeeping
  • Simply Accounting
  • Human Relations
  • Keyboarding
  • Legal Procedures / Terminology
  • Legal Transcription
  • PC Law, DIVORCEmate, Conveyancer
  • 100 hours of Placement Internship upon successful completion of all course work

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary Diploma (grade 12) or equivalent is needed along with demonstrated English proficiency, communication and comprehension skills. Students must have the equivalent standing at the general level in English. All students must have an up-to-date, valid police check.

Employment Opportunities

Area employers that hire our graduates include:

  • Wm. J.F. (Bill) Bishop, Lawyer
  • Willoughby & Macleod, Barristers & Solicitors
  • Land Registry Office
As a Graduate of the Legal Administration Program…
  • You will be prepared to find employment with both progressive and traditional law firms, court offices, land registry offices, legal departments of large corporations and real estate & insurance offices
  • You will have a flexible career base, with career opportunities outside of the legal field
A Legal Administration Career is for you if you….
  • Have excellent work habits
  • Are punctual in meeting deadlines
  • Possess solid oral and written communication skills
  • Want a variety of career paths
  • Are an independent decision-maker
  • Are able to prioritize your workload
  • Possess excellent organizational skills