(NOC 4112)


To work in this field, you need a pre-law college or university program and a bachelor's degree from a law school.

To be a lawyer, you must complete a period of articling, a bar admission course and exam, and a licence in the province/territory where you'll work.

Most recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree, and almost 1 in 4 has a graduate degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Community involvement
Interpersonal skills
Committee work

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Social Studies (Law)
English (Communication)
Family Studies

Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
JD/MBA Master
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Human Rights and Law Bachelor; Honours
Bachelor of Arts Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Law and Society Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Thunder Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Bachelor
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University of New Brunswick - Fredericton
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CA

Related Program(s):
Law Bachelor
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Modified on July 10, 2012