Algonquin College

Law Clerk

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Business (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Legal Professions and Studies, Other
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program 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 at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,805

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 $1,300 per year and can be purchased at the campus store.
Careers:Legal Secretaries

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are expected to have basic computer keyboarding skills.

    * 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