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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

During this advanced diploma program, students will gain the specialized skills and knowledge needed to become a law clerk.

Please note: This program is available only to applicants with an Ontario college credential from a paralegal program accredited by the Law Society of Ontario.

  • Credential
    • Three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma*

  • Start Date

    September entry

*Please note: This is a three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma; we are currently only offering the final year of the three-year advanced diploma.


Find your career

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.

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