|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Barrie|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,508 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$13,876), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language and/or you are coming from countries where English is not an official language, you should provide evidence of your English language proficiency through one of the language tests below:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter Georgian’s General Arts and Science – English for Academic Purposes program.
Learn from professionals in the community. Gain experience during field training. Specialized courses using current industry tools and standards.
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.
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.
Our faculty members bring experience and education into the classroom from both the corporate and legal world.
The semester four field placement will give you some solid work experience to put on your resumé.
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.
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.