Legal Assistant

Take charge of your future in legal!

Program Length:

34 weeks

Credential:

  • ON Diploma

    Program Hours:

    785

    Cost per Credit:

    $

    Online Learning:

    Available

    Start Dates

    July 29, 2024
    September 16, 2024
    November 4, 2024

    Job-Ready

    April 4, 2025
    May 23, 2025
    July 11, 2025
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    Take charge of your future in legal!

    The Legal Assistant program at Willis College is meticulously crafted to equip students with the expertise and proficiencies essential for a career in legal administration. This comprehensive program seamlessly integrates theoretical knowledge with hands-on training, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for the demands of the professional realm.

    Covering a diverse array of subjects, including legal research and writing, civil litigation, corporate law, real estate law, family law, and more, the Legal Assistant program offers a holistic understanding of the legal landscape. Students will delve into practical exercises utilizing legal software and navigating legal documents, honing their skills for real-world applications.

    Throughout their journey, students will also engage in mock trials, legal research projects, and interactive learning experiences, fostering a dynamic and immersive educational environment. Graduates of the Legal Assistant program will be prepared to pursue various career paths, including roles such as Administrative Assistant, Corporate Law Legal Assistant, Legal Assistant, Legal Assistant in Criminal Law, Legal Secretary, Litigation Legal Assistant, Litigation Secretary, or Real Estate Secretary.

    Legal Assistants have the potential to make significant contributions in law firms, government agencies, corporate legal departments, and beyond. The curriculum delivered at Willis College lays a solid foundation for those aspiring to pursue further education in law or related fields. If you’re ready to make an impact – register today!

    Want to see if Online Learning is right for you?

    Join us every Tuesday at 6:30 pm EST to discover the possibilities of our flexible online schedule at Willis College. Our interactive sessions are designed to address any questions you may have, helping you determine if online learning aligns with your goals and preferences. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the benefits of our online programs.
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    Job Market

    Legal Assistant graduates can find employment opportunities in a diverse array of settings, including law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, real estate firms, and more. The Legal Assistant program equips students with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in various roles upon graduation. Successful graduates of this program may pursue a variety of fulfilling positions, such as:

    • Legal Assistant
    • Legal Administrative Assistant
    • Legal Secretary
    • Corporate Law Legal Assistant
    • Litigation Legal Assistant
    • Real Estate Secretary
    • Legal Administrative Support Worker
    • Legal Document Clerk

    Salary Information

    Average Wage ($/hr) – $24.73
    High Wage ($/hr) – $30.77
    National Occupation Classification (NOC) for this program: 13111
    Source: noc.esdc.gc.ca & www.jobbank.ca

    This program is an excellent fit for:

    • Someone interested in pursuing a career in the legal field but seeking a practical and comprehensive introduction.
    • Individuals currently working in administrative roles within law firms or legal departments who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills to advance their careers.
    • Those interested in exploring various specialties within legal administration, such as corporate law, real estate law, or litigation, and seeking a program that offers exposure to different areas of legal practice.

    Why choose the Legal Assistant program?

    • Features a comprehensive curriculum covering a wide range of legal topics.
    • With a strong emphasis on practical learning, students will learn to apply theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios and develop practical skills essential for success in legal administration roles.
    • Lifetime career services!

    Save time & money

    • Finish most programs and become job-ready in less than a year!
    • Get the skills you need to get hired with programs that cut the extras and give you the skills you need to get hired.
    • With career support for life with Willis College, our experts will help find you employment no matter how long ago you graduated
    • You don't need three to four years of school to enter the workforce with the skills to start a great paying career!

    Exceptional flexibility

    • Learn online with instructor-led programs that will prepare you for the career of your dreams.
    • On-Campus program availability is also an option for select programs in Winnipeg and Ottawa.
    • Start school NOW with most program intakes happening every six weeks (no need to wait!)
    • No waiting lists, even in our most-popular programs. We'll get you the job training you need to start your career ASAP.

    Career-relevant education

    • Our programs are programs aligned with real-world, in-demand occupations. We wil get you job-ready!
    • Most Willis College programs include practicum experience so you can hit the job search running with a great education AND experience.
    • Willis College has 150 years of skills training excellence.
    • We have real relationships with employers who are waiting to hire qualified Willis College graduates!

    Is financing the only thing stopping you from attending school? We can help.

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    I chose this program because I have always wanted to work in an office setting and eventually get into the government. I would recommend anyone to Willis College any day.
    Victoria Woolsey
    Administrative Assistant