Legal Administrative Assistant


Legal Administrative Assistant


This course introduces students to the skills necessary to be effective in a legal environment. Topics covered include federal and provincial legislative processes and court systems, legal documents, legal correspondence, confidentiality and professional responsibility, fees and billing, legal research and citations of law, vocabulary, and transcription. This course is part of the full-time Legal Administrative Assistant Program.

  • · Creation, editing, storage, and filing of legal documents and correspondence
  • · Legal administrative procedures in the areas of corporate law, conveyancing, litigation, family law, and wills and estates
  • · Time management and priority setting
  • · Keyboarding, proofreading, and audio transcription
  • · Independent and collaborative problem solving
  • · Effective communication
  • · Confidentiality
    • · Skills training in keyboarding and transcription
    • · Individual and group work
    • · Lectures and videos
    • · Legal software demonstrations
    • · Field trips to Law Courts and law offices
    • · Theory and practical exams and assignments
    • · Two-week practicum



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