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¿Qué aprenderé?

As integral members of the legal team, law clerks work independently under the general supervision of a lawyer and assist with numerous tasks associated with the handling of diverse legal matters, including significant client interaction. In this program, students learn to draft legal correspondence and memoranda and prepare various court documents in practice areas such as real estate, corporate, estates, civil litigation and family law, utilizing current legal software to produce documents to professional standards. Students learn legal administration skills, substantive law, ethics and professionalism. Students engage in experiential learning through a field placement that reinforces and expands upon the knowledge and skills acquired in the classroom.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • support the needs of clients and legal professionals through the use of accurate terminology and professional communication strategies, both orally and in writing;
  • complete all work within routine and unexpected time lines and limitation periods within the legal environment;
  • use current and relevant electronic and print resources, within the legal environment, to conduct legal research, to assist with file and evidentiary management, to facilitate communication and general legal documentation, complying with current regulations and procedures;
  • research and summarize the presenting legal issues applying knowledge of substantive law, to support the legal team;
  • apply rules of procedure to support best legal practices;
  • conduct oneself professionally in adherence to the guidelines of the Law Society of Ontario;
  • carry out clerical and administrative duties for the operation of a variety of legal environments;
  • outline strategies for ongoing professional development to ensure continuing competence as a Law Clerk;
  • act equitably and justly with diverse populations;
  • provide support for legal professionals in courts and administrative tribunals within the legal system;
  • employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession;
  • apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to identify and respond to new opportunities.

Career opportunities

Law clerks work in a vast array of legal environments, including paralegal or law firms, government offices, legal clinics, courts, financial institutions, corporations and insurance companies. Workplaces might include exposure to any number of areas of law, including real estate, family, small claims, corporate, personal injury, wills and estates, and general civil litigation.

Work Integrated Learning: 1 Field Placement

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Georgian College

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$14.150,00 (US$ 10.978) por año
Entire course fee: CAN $28,300

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

6 Septiembre 2022, 9 Enero 2023

Lugar

Georgian College

Barrie Campus,

One Georgian Drive,

BARRIE,

Ontario (ON),

L4M 3X9, Canada

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
CAD$14.150,00 (US$ 10.978) por año
Entire course fee: CAN $28,300

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

6 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

Owen Sound Campus

1450 8th Street E,

OWEN SOUND,

Ontario (ON),

N4K 5R4, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants must hold OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U).

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Georgian’s language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of Georgian’s GAAS - English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

AÑADIR A MIS FAVORITOS

Acerca de Georgian College

Georgian College ha registrado una tasa de empleo de graduados consistentemente más alta que el promedio provincial durante más de 20 años.

  • Escuela co-op N°1 de Ontario con 6.200 socios empleadores.
  • Siete campus modernos y bien conectados en Ontario.
  • Más de 130 programas impulsados por el mercado.
  • Fuerte cultura de emprendimiento.

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