Program Details 


If you're interested in the exciting and intriguing field of law, but don't have years to spend in Law School (not to mention the expense!), Legal Office Administration could be the perfect career option for you.


Modern law firms rely on their assistants to keep the office running smoothly and efficiently. The Legal Administrative Assistant program at L.A.P.E. College will provide you with the hands-on training you need to start a career in the challenging and rewarding field of law.

The Legal Administration Assistant program at L.A.P.E. College will assist you in strengthening your computer, administration and communication skills for a law office/practice. You’ll also learn legal procedures and terminology and study a range of areas of law including family law, corporate law, litigation procedures, real estate law, wills and estates, and more.

As a professional Legal Office Administrator, sometimes referred to as Legal Secretary, you'll work closely with lawyers, prosecutors and public defenders and be directly involved in legal proceedings. You'll provide administrative assistance and support to these professionals in a legal environment.

Some Typical Duties of a Legal Office Administrator:

  • Recording Appointments and Court Dates
  • Maintaining Corporate Documents and Filings
  • Drafting Court/Legal Documents and Correspondence
  • Recording Accounting Transactions


Essential Part of the Justice System


The legal, practical and clerical knowledge of Legal Office Administrators helps to keep the justice system running smoothly. Successful graduates of this program have found work in law offices, insurance companies, real estate, government departments, in the court system and more.

Rising Demand for New Legal Office Administration Professionals


The demand for legal services in Canada is on the rise and so is the demand for trained Legal Office Administrators and Assistants. As a Legal Office Administrator you are crucial to the performance of your employer. With qualifications in Legal Office Administration from L.A.P.E.C. you'll graduate with confidence knowing you'll be in demand for your skills and experience.


Areas of study include: (Detailed course outline will be available upon successful admission-registration)

Graduates of the L.A.P.E. College legal Administrative Assistant program will enter the professional world with
confidence knowing they have the skills top employers are looking for, including:

  • Legal Procedures – Understanding the Basics
  • General Law
  • College English
  • Legal Practice and Computer Application
  • Document Registration Software and Research Techniques (Legal Research and Writing)
  • Real Estate Law
  • Understand the Role of Math in Business Relations
  • Litigation Law
  • Family Law
  • Wills and Estates
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Client privacy
  • Career Employability (Placement)
  • Career Development
  • Student Success Strategy Terminology

 
This program is offered in English
 
Upon completion, students have both the hands-on experience and knowledge required to make them a valued member of a team in a law firm, legal department or other related entity. 


Required For Enrollment: All applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent prior to enrollment.

For any questions about eligibility, please call 1- 905-499-3631 EXT 103 or 102 to speak with a knowledgeable Admissions Advisor or send an email .

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L.A.P.E.C. is Registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005
This program has been “Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005”

Program Name/Title: (Diploma)
Legal Administrative Assistant


-Delivery Format and Language:
-Internship-Placement: Not Req.
-Regulatory Licensing:

-In Class or 
-Online - Distance Education

-No Licensing or regulatory approval required

Language;

English


All Lectures are recorded. 
Free 24/7 Access to recorded
lectures. Never miss a class.

Program Duration and Fees

Program Options Part Time

Campus: Vaughan Ontario

Weeks 84   (Evening and Weekend Schedule)



Hours 670

Tuition**

CAD 6850


Registration Status 

Open for 2018-2019

Click here to apply online

Program Duration and Fees
Program Options Full Time

Campus: Vaughan Ontario

Weeks 42  (Week Days Morning and Evening)


Past Learning Credits (Click Here)

Hours 670

Tuition**

CAD 6580


Registration Status

Open for 2018-2019
Click here to apply online 



International StudentsNo

No Admission Appl. Fee
National Occupation Classification Code:  
4211

Admission policy
Average Salary/Wage Range in Canada 
CAD 22 - CAD 41 Per Hour
 
Refund Policy
Required For Enrollment
High school diploma or equivalent 


Support policy
Credit Transfer

Yes Please make appointment to discuss or

Call 905-499-3631 EXT 103 



Program Assessment

End of subject online multiple choice exam

and assignments

Pass Marks

60%

Free Fail

Repeats

Attendance as per policy
Course Material and Books

Free online access to course notes-material

Books not included in Tuition



**

Textbooks not included


L.A.P.E.C.'s Diploma in Legal Administrative Assistant

This program has been “Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005”


  • Become a Trusted and Professional Legal Office Administrator by taking Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma from L.A.P.E.C.
  • Launch a Successful, Rewarding Law Career in Only 42 Weeks

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