Algonquin College

Law Clerk (Intensive)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Business (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Description:This three-level intensive Ontario College Diploma program, designed for university graduates and graduates of two or three-year college programs, prepares students for employment as law clerks. Law clerks work independently under the general direction of a lawyer or as part of a legal services team and perform routine legal and administrative duties and also assist lawyers by conducting a variety of legal functions.

The curriculum covers a broad range of legal topics and processes. Students learn about real-estate practices, engage in legal research, maintain corporate documents and filings, draft legal and court documents and correspondence, interview clients and witnesses, prepare briefs for various adjudicative bodies, and compile evidence and documentation for various types of hearings. Students also learn to organize and manage a variety of responsibilities, pay attention to detail, work under pressure and perform general office procedures.
URL:Law Clerk (Intensive) at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:45 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,634
International: $20,985

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $2,000 for the program duration and can be purchased at the campus store.
Scholarships:2
Careers:Legal Secretaries

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 24, 2016