Law Clerk Learn from professionals in the community. Gain experience during field training. Specialized courses using current industry tools and standards.

General information

Program code
LCLR
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential
Ontario College Diploma
Work integrated learning
1 Field Placement
Academic area
Campuses
Delivery
Full-time

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2019 Barrie, Owen Sound
Winter 2019 Barrie

Program description

This program is designed to prepare graduates for employment as Law Clerks/Legal Assistants who are able to do work independently under the general supervision of a lawyer. Graduates are able to prepare wills, real estate transactions, court reports, affidavits, research records, court files and other legal documents. Law Clerks may appear before administrative tribunals and certain courts. This program may provide preparation for writing the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) examinations in Estates Law, Real Estate Law, Corporate Law and Civil Litigation.

Why study Law Clerk at Georgian College?

Our Law Clerk program gives you the chance to build a solid foundation of skills in preparation for employment as a law clerk/legal assistant.

Faculty
Our faculty members bring experience and education into the classroom from both the corporate and legal world.

Hands-on experience
The semester four field placement will give you some solid work experience to put on your resumé.

Jobs
Our graduates are working in legal offices (specialized and general practices), government offices (municipal, provincial, federal, boards/tribunals, court/registry, and legal aid) and financial institutions, corporations and insurance companies.

Career opportunities

Graduates from this program are employed in legal offices (specialized and general practices), government offices (municipal, provincial, federal, boards/tribunals, court/registry, and legal aid) and in financial institutions, corporations, and insurance companies.

Admission information

Admission requirements

Courses