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Duration

2 years

Tuition

$10,200

  Edmonton

Sep 5-Sep 5

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1971

Scholarships

yes

Use your knowledge of the law and legal procedures to support legal teams and their clients. Your strong communications skills, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure will serve you well in this dynamic career, where challenges are met by opportunities and rewards.

From legal procedures and processes to communications and drafting legal documents, the Paralegal Studies program provides you with a solid foundation to start your career in the legal industry. This flexible program is available to full-time or part-time students. The paralegal studies core curriculum includes legal ethics, law firm processes, time management, client relations and interpersonal and team skills to prepare you to work in a legal setting.

In this program, you focus on core legal subject areas such as real estate transactions, creditor and debtor law, civil litigation, commercial transactions, corporate procedures and administrative procedural law. You also have the option of customizing your program to further your studies in such areas as criminal law, family law and estate law.

You develop your computer skills, understand file management and specialized legal software and develop effective presentations. Solid writing and communication skills are critical for work in the legal environment, and in this program you will learn to analyze, summarize and synthesize written material of all kinds.

This program emphasizes hands-on learning. In your last term, you participate in a five-week field placement in a legal setting.

 

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