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Law Clerk

INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

The day-to-day duties of a law clerk vary, but generally speaking, law clerks are trained professionals who assist lawyers or judges in preparing legal or court documents. Because of the nature of their job, law clerks have an excellent opportunity to learn more about judicial processes and other areas of the law. Not surprisingly, many law clerks use their accumulated experience and knowledge to move up in the industry. There is great potential for growth and promotion, thus the need for qualified law clerks remains steady.  

The Law Clerk Diploma program at Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus prepares students for the challenges and rewards of legal assistance. Our diploma program prepares students to write one or all of the four provincial Law Clerk exams: Litigation, Corporate Law, Real Estate and Wills & Estates. The doors are wide open for opportunity!  

If this sounds like a career you’d enjoy, why not contact us today for more information?  One of our career consultants will go over education and financial assistance options with you and show you how, in just 48 weeks, you could be thriving in a whole new profession!  

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DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

As a law clerk, you can have any number of day-to-day tasks and duties. Under a lawyer’s direction, law clerks are responsible for many office procedures, with an emphasis on case and file management, time and financial management, client communication and record keeping that is in compliance with profession standards.  

In a litigation office, the law clerk’s duties include filing documents with the courts, interviewing clients and witnesses, researching and drafting court documents as well as accompanying lawyers to meetings and court appearances. In a solicitor’s office, duties include maintaining corporate documents, filing documents, preparing real estate documents, completing real estate transactions, conducting title searches, drafting documents and doing related research. In an estate practice, the law clerk follows the steps in estate planning, administration and litigation, including drafting documents and preparing files for court.  

The Law Clerk diploma program at Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus is comprehensive with only the most current and up-to-date course content. We will ensure you have all the knowledge and practical skills needed to proceed to a career with the utmost confidence. Contact us for more information and we’ll show you how quickly this rewarding career could be yours!

SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

Law clerks are relied upon to perform many of the tasks and activities that may otherwise take up the lawyer’s time.  Because of the important role they play in the office, employers will look for these personal qualities in a candidate:

  • Self-motivated and professional
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Good interpretation skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Honesty and integrity 
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to think analytically while problem-solving
  • Ability to effectively manage time and stress
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow directions
  • And many more!

If a position as a law clerk sounds like a good fit for you, contact us today for more information. We’ll guide you through the enrollment process and go over your financial assistance options to ensure that you have everything you need to get yourself job-ready and employed in under a year!  

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Your Law Clerk diploma can open the doors to a variety of jobs, including:

  • Commercial law clerk
  • Legal assistant, law clerk
  • Corporate law clerk
  • Litigation law clerk
  • Family law clerk
  • Criminal law clerk
  • Wills & Estates law clerk

With classes starting every week, you can be on your way to a law career more quickly than you thought possible. Contact Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus for more information on this diploma program and the financial assistance options that work best for you.  

GRADUATE IN 51 WEEKS

In less than a year, you can start a career as a law clerk and achieve the personal and financial independence you’ve been wanting!  You will attend 44 weeks of classes and complete 120 hours of field work placement before graduating.  Academy of Learning College Bay/Bloor Campus provides you with the skills and work place experience you need to jump into this exciting career with confidence!  

Don’t put it off any longer! Contact us today. One of our career consultants can show you just how quickly you can jump into a challenging and exciting law career!



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