Careers in the legal profession are high-status and rewarding. The Legal Administration is suitable for those without secretarial training who are looking for an exciting career in the legal field.
Legal Administrative Assistants, also known as legal secretaries, are among the highest paid in the office administration field. This program is very intensive and covers many aspects of the legal profession. As a legal administrative assistant, the graduate is an indispensable member of the law office team and this program provides all the training necessary to be successful in this role. Graduates may choose to advance their sills in the Paralegal diploma Program.
Legal subject areas include understanding the Canadian legal system, the court structure, legal rights, procedures and practices in a modern legal office, wills and estates, real estate and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law, civil litigation, family law, and criminal law and evidence. This program prepares graduates to work in small or large law firms or in legal departments of law corporations.