Seneca College

Law Clerk

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Faculty:Newnham
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Description:As a student, you'll train to become a law clerk, assisting lawyers in private law offices and in the law departments of government and industry. You'll acquire an understanding of the general principles of law and receive specific training in the skills appropriate for law clerks. You will use your well-developed literacy skills in every course as you interpret detailed instructions, both verbal and written, and prepare a variety of legal documents and letters. Your fluency in English is critical for your success and there is a high focus on communicating effectively from the beginning of your program to graduation. Areas of concentration include Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial Law and Litigation.
URL:Law Clerk at Seneca College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,028
International: $15,213
Scholarships:3
Careers:Court RecordersParalegalsTrademark Agents

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Program Eligibility: - Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a majority of senior credits at the College Preparation(C), University Preparation(U) or University/College Preparation (M) level or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older). If applicant is a mature student, he/she must have completed the required prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or have obtained appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits. - Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U) Although not required for admission, the following are considered assets: - Grade 12 Mathematics: (C) or (U) or Grade 11 Mathematics: (U) or (M); - Grade 11 Canadian History and Politics Since 1945; - High degree of computer literacy and keyboarding skills at 35 w.p.m.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

* 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 August 04, 2018