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Duration

2 Years

Tuition

$3,620

  Halifax

Sep 5-Aug 29

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1996

Scholarships

yes

In this program, you develop and hone the skills and procedures legal practitioners look for in one of these indispensable professionals. Even more importantly, you acquire a solid foundation in legal theory, processes and procedures.

If you enjoy learning about law, doing research, understand the necessity of precise language, have above-average reading and writing skills and are detail-oriented, you will succeed in this program and graduate ready to take on a position as a paralegal, legal services technician, legal assistant or law clerk. You learn by performing legal research, by writing legal memoranda and by creating a variety of documents for common areas of practice, including contracts, corporate, litigation, property and wills.

Field experience (work placement) is a mandatory credit course, providing you with the opportunity to apply your knowledge and skills outside the classroom. Opportunities are typically unpaid and last approximately 5 weeks.

This program is eligible for an optional cooperative education (co-op) credit course between year one and two. Co-op provides an opportunity for paid, full-time work placements that last 12 to 16 weeks.

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