Legal Assistant

Program Accreditation: Diploma

Program Duration: 880 Total Hrs: Theory 880 Hrs; Internship (Co-op Work Experience) Optional

Program Overview
The Legal Assistant Diploma Program is designed for individuals seeking the knowledge and skills to enter the field of assisting in legal and paralegal organizations. This program offers courses in Legal
Assisting consist of theory and practice in specializing in conveyance, litigation, family, estate and
corporate practice. Students master the management and operational skills that help Legal
Departments thrive.

Admission Requirement
An Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent**; or
be at least 18 years of age or older and pass an entry test

Career Opportunity
Employment opportunities for Legal Assistants exist in law firms, government offices, real estate and insurance companies, financial institutions, legal departments or corporations.

Course Description
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Powerpoint
Microsoft Access
Outlook and Email
Communications Essentials
Business Communications
Office Procedures
Accounting Essentials
Employment Achievement Strategies
Legal Terminology
Legal Transcription
Wills & Estates
Essential Skills
Microsoft Windows
Corporate and Business Law
Real Estate Law
Family Law

Civil Litigation & Debt Collection

Legal Software

Career Services plays a major role in shaping the learning experience. From the first day, to well after graduation, Career Services is constantly working to provide guidance, resources, opportunities, and assistance. As a school with a diverse student body, our goal is to bridge the gap between the classroom and the employment world, while understanding Canadian workplace cultures and professional behaviours.

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