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Law Clerk Advanced

Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Gain the specialized skills and knowledge needed to become a law clerk. This program is available to graduates of a paralegal program accredited by the Law Society of Ontario.
  • Credential
    • One-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

  • Start Date

    September entry

Find your career

Graduates of this program will offer a unique set of skills, those of both a paralegal and a law clerk. Prepare for a rewarding career working as part of a legal team in settings such as law firms, government legal departments, ministries and agencies, financial institutions, insurance companies and corporate legal departments.

Graduates will be well versed in diverse legal matters, including the following:

  • Civil litigation
  • Corporate and commercial law
  • Real estate and family law
  • Wills and estates
  • And more

Is it for you?

A career in the legal field is both challenging and rewarding. You may be well suited to a career as a law clerk if you:

  • Want a career where you can help and support others
  • Are detail-oriented and analytical
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Are able to work both independently and as part of a team

Experiential learning

Develop the knowledge and skills needed to support the needs of clients and legal professionals with this hands-on program:

  • Learn how to effectively apply accurate legal terminology and develop professional communication strategies, both orally and in writing.
  • Practise using electronic and print resources within the legal environment to assist with file and evidentiary management, facilitate communication, and generate legal documentation in compliance with current regulations and procedures.
  • Gain experience drafting legal documents and performing administrative duties required for the operation of various legal environments.
A unique hybrid delivery model, including in-class and online courses, provides an opportunity for students to work while completing the program. 

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