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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$3,663

  Barrie

Jan 3-Dec 22

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Graduate Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

In this program students acquire an understanding of the general principles of law, and gain theoretical knowledge and practical experience in ethics and a small business practice. Taking the program prepares students to apply to become a licensed paralegal in accordance with the requirements of the Law Society Act. A licensed paralegal may be self–employed, offering fee for service legal assistance, without the supervision of a lawyer, or may be a salaried employee in various legal environments.

What You’ll Learn

  • Utilize the structures, processes, and jurisdictional authority of courts and administrative tribunals to successfully resolve disputes and appeals within the legal system.
  • Assess situations to ensure adherence to the established principles of ethics and codes of conduct to develop professional competence.
  • Select, evaluate and use effective advocacy techniques, including oral and written legal communications.
  • Employ effective human relations, interpersonal, and intervention strategies to assist in resolving conflicts.
  • Research, analyze and interpret legislation and examine judicial interpretation of legislation, and produce proper citations of provincial and federal statutes, regulations, and other legal resources.
  • Develop a coherent case management strategy and execute it effectively to benefit clients.
  • Collect, analyze and synthesize research for the purposes of legal drafting and representation.
  • Identify and work within the limits of permitted practice and articulate limitations on representation for agents and paralegals.
  • Utilize information technology resources and current industry computer software.
  • Employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession.
  • Examine the personal characteristics and circumstances associated with entrepreneurial success, from the perspective of a paralegal providing legal services to a client or a paralegal employee providing legal services within a law firm.

 

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