Court Officers and Justices of the Peace

(NOC 1227)


Court officers usually require a university degree in law or business or public administration or a college diploma in public administration or legal studies.

Completion of a justice registrar, justice of the peace or other court training program is required for court officers and justices of the peace.

Several years of experience as a court clerk or in another court service occupation are usually required.

Justices of the peace in the provinces are appointed by the lieutenant governor in council and, in the territories, by federally appointed territorial commissioners.

Degrees Associated with This Career


University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Bachelor; Honours
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University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Legal Studies Bachelor; Honours
Honours Arts and Business Bachelor; Honours
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Bachelor
Public Affairs and Policy Management Bachelor
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
General Commerce Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Law and Society Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Redeemer University College
Ancaster, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Business Bachelor
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Modified on May 17, 2012